Jesus Matias - Frank Woodbury Special Service Award (2018)

23 Oct 2018 4:30 PM | Anonymous


Engr. Jesus N. Matias has spent more than thirty years in the construction business, specializing in general construction and structural steel works.  He is presently engaged in the property development business, engineering project management consultancy, training and lecturing at the Institute of Civil Engineering (University of the Philippines) and the National Engineering Center, and currently serving as   Technical Resources Manager for AMH Philippines, Inc.

Engr. Matias is a registered mechanical engineer, a certified Project Management Professional, and a certified Professional Engineering Manager.  He is a graduate of the University of the Philippines and the Asian Institute of Management.  His fields of specialization are:

  • Structural Steel Design and Construction
  • Engineering Economic Analysis
  • Project Management in the Construction Industry
  • Construction Cost Estimating and Analysis
  • Construction Contracts Management
  • Principles of Effective Leadership, Decision-Making, Communication and Human Relations
  • Business Management and Entrepreneurship

He has lectured for different companies, and is a regular speaker for the Department of Public Works and Highways and other government agencies.  He has been involved and has instituted academe-industry internship programs for the UP College of Engineering, and is an author of a textbook on Engineering Economy for National Book Store.  He is presently an active member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM).

Engr. Matias is also a professed brother of the Secular Franciscan Order.  He is a minister for spiritual formation for various prayer groups, a resource speaker on lay Franciscan spirituality and an author of numerous prayer books for St. Pauls Philippines, Claretian Communications Foundation and Paulines Publishing.  He is currently taking graduate studies in Pastoral Ministry and Systematic Theology.  He is also active with his children for the publications of the Media Office of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines.

About the Frank Woodbury Special Service Award

This award recognizes an ASEM member who has provided outstanding service to the Society.

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Frank Woodbury Special Service Award

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List of Past Recipients

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