Dr. Fernando J. Germar

Professor, UP Institute of Civil Engineering

Research interests/activities:


PhD in Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering), University of the Philippines Diliman, 2011
MS Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering), University of the Philippines Diliman, 1988
BS Civil Engineering, University of the Philippines Diliman, 1982

  1. Member, Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers
  2. Member, Institution of Specialist Structural Engineers of the Philippines

  1. Deputy Team Leader – World Bank Funded Review of the National Building Code of the Philippines and its Implementing Rules and Regulations to Mainstream Disaster Risk Reduction (January 2016 – September 2018)

  2. Engineering Team Head – Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs Unified Consular Office Design Excellence Program (June 2015 – September 2016)

  3. Lead Professional – Structural Integrity Assessment for the Proposed Site  for the National Government Data Center Building 3 of the Philippine Department of Information and Communication Technology (March 2015- June 2016)

  4. Team Leader -Build Back Better: The Science and Technology of Designing and Planning Disaster-Resilient Communities, Sites, and Buildings, Project 3: Structural System and Construction Methodologies Resilient to Earthquake and Strong Winds (Feb 2015 – Feb 2016)

  5. Project Leader – Development of Temporary Shelter System for Disaster-Stricken Areas (July 2014 – April 2016)

  1. “Enhancing Disaster Resilience Through a Proposed Philippine Building Act”, Pacheco, Benito M. and Germar, Fernando J., 19th ASEP International Convention: Structural Engineering for Infrastructure Resilience, 30 May – 1 June, 2019. Crowne Plaza Hotel, Ortigas Center, Quezon City.

  2. “Harmonizing Building Regulations thru the Proposed Philippine Building Act”, 8th Regional Symposium on Infrastructure Development, October 25-26, 2018, Institute of Civil Engineering, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City.

  3. “Time History Analysis of Wall-Type RC Midrise Buildings”, 1st Technical Conference of ISSEP on In-depth Solutions to Structural Engineering Problems: “ONLY A MATTER OF TIME”- Comprehending Time History Analysis (THA) and Non-linear Dynamic Analysis (NLDA), April 20-21, 2018, Novotel Hotel, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City.

  4. “Development of a Green Design for Transitional Shelters in the Philippines”, Sustainable Built Environment 2016 Manila Conference “Sustainable Built Design”, July 13-15, 2016, Acacia Hotel, Alabang, Muntinlupa City.