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Glenn D. Aguilar

Computer Graphics, UP Scientific Productivity System (2007)

Expertise: University Administration and Management, Naval Architecture, Computer Graphics

Dr. Glenn D. Aguilar is recognized for his important contributions in the field of Geographic Information Systems. Dr. Glenn Aguilar is a Senior Lecturer in Environmental and Animal Sciences of the Unitec Institute of Technology. His research and teaching interests include Geographic Information Systems and its applications in biodiversity conservation and animal management, climate change modelling, species distribution modelling, risk assessment, citizen science and agent based design and modelling. He joined Unitec in 2010 to handle the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) courses offered by the Department of Natural Sciences. He has a Doctor of Engineering from the University of Tokyo, an MS Engineering from the University of Washington and a BSc Fisheries from the University of the Philippines. While teaching at the College of Fisheries and Ocean Science of the University of the Philippines Visayas, he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to pursue GIS research at Oregon State University in 2004.

Affiliation

President , Iloilo Federation for Information Technology

Professor , University of the Philippines Visayas

Senior Lecturer, Environmental and Animal Sciences, Building 115, Room 2014, Unitec Institute of Technology, Private Bag 92025, Victoria Street West, Auckland 1142

Association

    • New Zealand Biosecurity Institute, Member
    • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Member
    • Citizen Science Association, Member

Employment

    • University of the Philippines Visayas, Chancellor, 2005
    • University of the Philippines Visayas, Vice Chancellor, 1999

Award

    • UP Scientist I, UP Scientific Productivity System, 2007
    • Outstanding UP Alumnus for Professional Achievements in Fisheries, UP Alumni Association, 2004
    • Fulbright Research Scholar, Oregon State University, 2004-2005
    • Outstanding Professional of the Year, Professional Regulatory Council, 2006
    • Valedictorian, CPU Developmental High School, 1980
    • Gerry Roxas Leadership Award, Gerry Roxas Foundation, 1980
    • Ten Outstanding High School Students of Iloilo (Gov. Conrado Norada Award), Iloilo, 1980
    • Cum Laude, University of the Philippines Diliman, 1984
    • President Ferdinand E. Marcos Scholarship in Fisheries, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), 1980-1984
    • First Place winner, 5th National Science and Technology Fora and Competition for Outstanding R&D in Industry and Energy, Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development, Department of Science and Technology, 2004 March 19
    • AFMA Outstanding Paper Award, Knowledge based system for the selection and monitoring of marine fishery reserves. National Research symposium, Bureau of Agricultural Research, Department of Agriculture, 2001 October 4
    • Graduate Paper Award, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, U.S.A., 1988
    • Marquis Who’s Who in the World, U.S.A., 2000-2005

Research

    • Establishment of Internet connection in offices, classrooms and laboratories within the UPV Campuses [Completed]
    • Developed 5 programs for the knowledge based design of fishing boats [Completed]
    • Developed 3 programs on the IRIS 3030 - one for online digitization of scanned images, another for curve fairing and the third for developable surface definition [Completed]

Papers Presented

    • Development of a data center for oil spill incidents in the Philippines: the case of Semirara and Guimaras, 17th DSAO (Data Sharing for Asia Oceanic Countries) Task Group Conference, Beijing, China
    • The distribution of Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) in selected locations on Kawau Island, NETS 2012 Biosecurity Conference, Taupo, New Zealand
    • Evaluation of two methods; baited pottles and visual assessment, for the effective identification of the presence/absence of Argentine Ants (Linepithema humile) on Kawau Island, NETS 2012 Biosecurity Conference, Taupo, New Zealand
    • Presence / Absence of Rainbow Skinks (Lampropholis delicata) on Kawau Island, NETS 2012 Biosecurity Conference, Taupo, New Zealand
    • Ensemble species distribution modelling of Coleoptera in Viti Levu, Fiji, 12th Pacific Science Inter-Congress, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay Campus, Suva, Fiji
    • Screening of algorithms for ensemble modelling of marine and terrestrial invasive species to New Zealand, NZBI National Education and Training Seminar (NETS), Shantytown, Greymouth
    • The good news and bad news about the African club moss, NZBI National Education and Training Seminar (NETS), Shantytown, Greymouth
    • Distribution of Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) and Rainbow skink (Lampropholis delicata) in selected locations in the Rodney district, Auckland, New Zealand Biosecurity Institute National Education and Training Seminar (NETS2014), New Plymouth
    • Detecting the spread of a known rainbow skink (Lampropholis delicata) population over an island, New Zealand Biosecurity Institute National Education and Training Seminar (NETS2014), New Plymouth
    • An assessment of the risk of spread of plague skink and Argentine ants by commercial businesses providing services or goods to selected inhabited islands of the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand, New Zealand Biosecurity Institute NETS 2016, Auckland, New Zealand
    • Mapping the potential range of the brown marmorated stink bug in New Zealand, New Zealand Biosecurity Institute NETS 2016, Auckland, New Zealand
    • The selection tool: a system for simple decision making, 7th National Convention on Statistics. National Statistics Coordination Board
    • The national integrated research development and extension agenda and program for Philippine capture fisheries, International Seminar on Responsible Capture fisheries in Coastal Waters of Asia: Case Studies and Researches for sustainable Development and Management of Tropical Fisheries. UPV Miag-ao, Iloilo
    • The RORO system of the Philippine Archipelago, Joint meeting of the Asian Marine transportation Cooperation Program (JSPS), Hiroshima University
    • Strengthening of fishing craft provisions in the Fisheries Code: redefining the boat sizes, Conference in Revision of the Fisheries Code, Institute for Small-scale Industries (ISSI) UP Diliman, Quezon City
    • Knowledge base construction using combined knowledge acquisition and knowledge modelling approaches, 9th International conference in Engineering Application of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems, Fukuoka, Japan
    • Simulation studies on maneuvering motions of Philippine outrigger craft in wind, Asia Pacific Workshop on Marine Hydrodynamics (APHydro 2002) and Asia Pacifc Maritime Congress 90thanniversary of KSNAJ, Kobe, Japan

Education

    • University of the Philippines Visayas, Iloilo City, Bachelor of Science in Fisheries (cum laude), 1984
    • University of Washington, U.S.A., Master of Science in Engineering (Ocean Engineering), 1988
    • University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Naval Architecture and Engineering), 1991

Publication

    • Aguilar, G.D., (2006) The Philippine Indigenous Outrigger Boat: Scaling Up, Performance and Safety
    • Marine Technology Society Journal Volume 40, No. 3
    • Babaran, R., Ishizaki, M., Anraku, K., Aguilar, G., & Matsuoka, T. , (2008) Status of scientific exchange in capture fisheries under the JSPS-DOST CUP Program
    • Memoirs of Faculty of Fisheries Kagoshima University, 0453087X Volume Special Is
    • Aguilar, G.D., & Villamor, S., (2010) Habitat mapping for conservation and management of Nogas Island, Philippines
    • In: GIS/spatial analyses in fishery and aquatic sciences, Nishida, T., and Caton, A.E. (Eds.) Volume 4
    • Aguilar, G., Farnworth, M., Fraser, D., & Galbraith, M., (2011) GIS research for biodiversity management and animal welfare
    • Unitec Research Symposium 2011, Mt Albert
    • Aguilar, G.D., & Farnworth, M.J., (2011) Stray cats in Auckland, New Zealand: Discovering geographic information for exploratory spatial analysis
    • Applied Geography Volume 34
    • Blanchon, D., Elliott, C., Ennis, I., Hayward, G., Galbraith, M., & Aguilar, G., (2011) A lichen species list for Motu Kaikoura, Fitzroy Harbour, Great Barrier Island
    • Auckland Botanical Society Journal Volume 66, No. 2
    • Aguilar, G., (2011) Development of GIS learning objects for an enhanced conceptual understanding and skills development of complex computing tasks
    • Unitec Research Symposium 2011, Mt Albert
    • Martin, J., Galbraith, M., & Aguilar, G., (2011) Modelling of the potential distribution of an invasive species in NZ: the rosy wolf snail
    • New Zealand Biosecurity Institute National Education and Training Seminar 2011, Takapuna, Auckland
    • Slingsby-Jones, C., Galbraith, M., & Aguilar, G., (2011) Potential impact and distribution of the common house gecko Hemidactylus frenatus in New Zealand
    • New Zealand Biosecurity Institute National Education and Training Seminar 2011, Takapuna, Auckland
    • Gilchrist, R., Galbraith, M., & Aguilar, G., (2011) Modelling the potential distribution of an invasive species in New Zealand: the yellow crazy ant Anoplepis gracilipes
    • New Zealand Biosecurity Institute National Education and Training Seminar 2011, Takapuna, Auckland
    • Blake, J., Galbraith, M., & Aguilar, G., (2011) Modelling the invasive risk potential posed by the Northern Pacific seastar (Asterias amurensis) in New Zealand
    • New Zealand Biosecurity Institute National Education and Training Seminar 2011, Takapuna, Auckland
    • Fraser, D., Aguilar, G., Galbraith, M., & Nagle, B., (2011) The Indian House Crow (Corvus splendens): A Threat to New Zealand?
    • New Zealand Biosecurity Institute National Education and Training Seminar 2011, Takapuna, Auckland.
    • Sanders, L.J., Aguilar, G.D., & Bacon, C.J., (2013) A spatial analysis of the geographic distribution of musculoskeletal and general practice healthcare clinics in Auckland, New Zealand
    • Applied Geography Volume 44
    • Aguilar, G., & Farnworth, M., (2013) Distribution characteristics of unmanaged cat colonies over a 20 year period in Auckland, New Zealand
    • Applied Geography Volume 37
    • Graham, M., Veitch, D., Aguilar, G., & Galbraith, M., (2013) Monitoring terrestrial bird populations on Tiritiri Matangi Island, Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand, 1987-2010
    • New Zealand Journal of Ecology Volume 37, No. 3
    • Nessia, H.R., Dale, A.R., Perrot, J.K., Waipara, N.W., Aguilar, G.D., & Blanchon, D.J., (2014) Comparison of species richness and frequency cover of forest floor plants and lichens in sites invaded and uninvaded by the invasive club moss Selaginella kraussiana (Kunze) A. Braun
    • Plant Protection Quarterly Volume 29, No. 2
    • Aguilar, G., (2015) Geographic Information Systems (GIS), geo-information and apps: using the workflow approach to optimize solutions for your mapping needs
    • New Zealand Biosecurity Institute Auckland Northland Branch, Auckland, New Zealand
    • Galbraith, M., Krzyzosiak, J., Aguilar, G., Jones, G., & Oliver, R., (2015) Changes in the breeding status of the southern black-backed gull (Larus dominicanus) colonies on Rangitoto Island, Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand
    • Notornis Volume 62
    • Aguilar, G., Blanchon, D., Foote, H., Pollonais, C., & Mosee, A., (2015) Queensland Fruit Fly Invasion of New Zealand: Predicting Area Suitability Under Future Climate Change Scenarios
    • Unitec ePress Perspectives in Biosecurity Research Series Volume 2
    • Aguilar, G.D., Farnworth, M.J., & Winder, L., (2015) Mapping the stray domestic cat (Felis catus) population in New Zealand: species distribution modelling with a climate change scenario and implications for protected areas
    • Applied Geography Volume 63
    • Fraser, D., Aguilar, G., Nagle, W., Galbraith, M., & Ryall, C., (2015) The House Crow (Corvus splendens): A Threat to New Zealand?
    • International Journal of Geo-Information Volume 4, No. 2
    • Aguilar, G., (2015) Modelling Invasions: Use of Species Distribution Models
    • Biology in Context, Unitec Institute of Technology
    • Galbraith, M., Krzyżosiak, J., Aguilar, G., & Jones, G., (2015) Changes in the breeding status of the southern black-backed gull (Larus domincanus) on Rangitoto Island (Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand) since 1920
    • Birds New Zealand (South Auckland region), Papakura, Auckland
    • Aguilar, G., Winder, L., & Waqa-sakiti, H., (2016) Using Predicted Locations and an Ensemble Approach to Address Sparse Data Sets for Species Distribution Modelling: Long-horned Beetles (Cerambycidae) of the Fiji Islands
    • Unitec e-Press  Volume 1
    • Aguilar, G.D., (1996) Current approaches for sharing design information
    • UPV Journal of Natural Sciences Volume 1, No. 2
    • Aguilar, G.D., (1997) Comparative analysis of hull forms of selected Philippine indigenous fishing craft
    • UPV Journal of Natural Sciences Volume 2, No. 1
    • Aguilar, G.D., (1997) Computer modelling of indigenous fishing crafts
    • UPV Journal of Natural Sciences Volume 2, No. 1
    • Aguilar, G.D., (1998) Development of a ubiquitous ship design and general arrangement system
    • College of Fisheries, UP Visayas, Miagao, Iloilo. Terminal Report
    • Aguilar, G.D., (1998) Development of small craft hull forms using an intranet base marine vehicle design and model testing equipment
    • College of Fisheries UP in the Visayas, Miagao, Iloilo. Terminal Report
    • Aguilar, G.D., (1999) The selection tool: a system for simple decision making
    • Proceedings of the 7th National Convention on Statistics. National Statistics Coordination Board
    • Aguilar, G.D., (2000) Some maritime transport concerns
    • Public Policy Volume 4, No. 1
    • Aguilar, G.D., (2003) The RORO system of the Philippine Archipelago
    • Proceedings of the Joint meeting of the Asian Marine transportation Cooperation Program (JSPS), Hiroshima University
    • Aguilar, G.D., (2004) Philippine fishing boats
    • In DA-BFAR (Department of Agriculture-Bureau of fisheries and Aquatic Resources). In turbulent seas: The status of Philippine marine fisheries. Coastal Resource Management Project, Cebu City, Philippines
    • Aguilar, G.D., (2004) Present and future role of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences in fisheries and coastal resource management
    • In: Villareal, L.V., V. Kelleher, & U. Tietze, eds. Guidelines on the collection of demographic and socio-economic information on fishing communities for use in coastal and aquatic resources mangement. FAO Fisheries Technical Paper, No. 439
    • Aguilar, G.D., Shigehiro, R., & Kuroda, T., (2001) Resistance characteristics of the Philippine outrigger fishing crafts
    • UPV Journal of Natural Science Volume 6, No. 1-2
    • Aguilar, G.D., (2003) Strengthening of fishing craft provisions in the Fisheries Code: redefining the boat sizes
    • Proceedings of the conference in Revision of the Fisheries Code, Institute for Small-scale Industries (ISSI) UP Diliman, Quezon City
    • Aguilar, G.D., Koyama, T., & Yamato, H., (1996) Knowledge base construction using combined knowledge acquisition and knowledge modelling approaches
    • Proceedings of the 9th International conference in Engineering Application of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems, Fukuoka, Japan
    • Aguilar, G.D., Koyama, T., & Yamato, H., (1993) An approach to knowledge acquisition for the hull form design of fishing crafts, 2nd report: Object oriented methodology for the rapid development of procedural tools and interactive elicitation for hull selection
    • Journal of the Japan Society of Naval Architects
    • Aguilar, G.D., Yamato, H., & Koyama, T., (1996) An approach to knowledge acquisition for the hull form design of fishing craft, (3rd report). Implementation of a hull form definition system using hull variation and shape aggregation techniques
    • Journal of the Japan Society of Naval Architects
    • Aguilar, G.D., Yamato, H., & Koyama, T., (1996) Development of a hull form definition with a related knowledge based on advisory system
    • Journal of Marine Science and Technology Volume 1, No. 2
    • Aguilar, G., Shigehiro, R., Yamakoshi, Y. & Kuroda, T., (2002) Safety related characteristics of Philippine indigenous outrigger crafts
    • Fisheries Science Volume 68, No. Supplement
    • Aguilar, G.D. & Tiapson, R.J., (2003) Fishery policy helper: A Database Management system of Fishery Related Policies
    • UPV Journal of Natural Sciences Volume 8
    • Aguilar, G.D., Ambatang, R.J., Tiapson, R., Cagalaban, G., & Giner, J., (2003) Knowledge based tools for supporting fisheries management
    • UPV Journal of Natural Sciences Volume 8, No. 1-2
    • Sahigehiro, R., Aguilar, G.D., Kuroda, T., & Kawai,, A., (2002) Simulation studies on maneuvering motions of Philippine outrigger craft in wind
    • Asia Pacific Workshop on Marine Hydrodynamics (APHydro 2002) and Asia Pacifc Maritime Congress 90th anniversary of KSNAJ, Kobe, Japan
    • Shigehiro, R., Aguilar, G., & Kuroda, T., (2002) Evaluation methods of seakeeping performance for training ships from the viewpoint of passenger comfort
    • Fisheries Science Volume 68, No. Supplement
    • Shigehiro, R., Aguilar, G.D., Kuroda, T., Kawai, A., & Matsuda, A., (2002) Characteristics of maneuvering motions of Philippine outrigger craft
    • Journal of the Kansai Society of Naval Architects Volume Japan No.
    • Shigehiro, R., Aguilar, G.D., Kuroda, T., & Kagaruki, H., (2003) Characteristics of maneuvering motions of Philippine outrigger craft in wind
    • Proceedings of the International conference on Marine Simulation and Ship Maneuverability MARSIM’03, Japan
    • Shigehiro, R., Aguilar, G.D., & Kuroda, T., (2001) Turning performance of outrigger craft in the Philippines
    • UPV Journal of Natural Sciences Volume 6