DR. OMAR F. ZUBIA

DR. OMAR F. ZUBIA

AMD Chair/Assistant Professor 6

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Agricultural Machinery Division, Institute of Agricultural Engineering, College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology, University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna

Email Address: ofzubia@up.edu.ph

EDUCATION:

Year Degree University
2017 PhD Agricultural Engineering University of the Philippines Los Baños
2007 MS Agricultural Engineering University of the Philippines Los Baños
1998 BS Agricultural Engineering University of the Philippines Los Baños

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Agricultural Ergonomics; Agricultural Machinery Design and Development; Agricultural Mechanizationl; Renewable Energy

PUBLICATIONS: (Google Scholar Page)

Refereed Journals

OF Zubia, FO Paras Jr., RKB GallegosAN Resurreccion, BC Rafosala and JCM Catubig. 2010. Pneumatic Fertilizer Distribution: An Exploratory Study. Philippine Agricultural Mechanization Journal 7(1): 10-18.

RKB Gallegos, AN Resurreccion, OF Zubia, FO Paras, Jr, AL Fajardo and RMC Amongo. 2010. A Mechanical Mungbean Sheller for Small Scale Applications. Philippine Agricultural Mechanization Journal 7(1): 39-48.

OF Zubia, DC Suministrado, AN Resurreccion, RMC Amongo, FO Paras Jr., and MC Petingco. 2010. Anthropometry of Male Farmers in Laguna, Philippines and its Potential Application in the Design of Agricultural Machines and Tools. Philippine Journal of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering 8(1) 47-58.

MT Dayacap, PM Bato, OF Zubia, and AN Resurreccion. 2009. Size Classification of Tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum) Using Machine Vision. Philippine Agricultural Mechanization Journal 16(2) 12-24.

RC Amongo, AN Resurreccion, VB Ella, PM Bato, FO Paras Jr., OF Zubia and EV Casas. 2009. Design of Lahar Filtration System for Recirculating Aquaculture System. Philippine Journal of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering 7(1) 16-35.

FO Paras Jr., AN Resurreccion, DC Suministrado, PM Bato, and OF Zubia. 2005. Improvement and tests of the UPLB Hand Tractor for Upland Tillage and Transport Operations. Philippine Journal of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering 3(1).

Paper presented in Local & International Scientific Fora

OF Zubia, FO Paras Jr., RKB Gallegos, AN Resurreccion, BC Rafosala and JC Catubig. Pneumatic Fertilizer Distribution. Paper presented during the 8th International Agricultural Engineering Conference and 60th PSAE Annual National Convention, held from April 21-23, 2010 at the Benguet State University, in La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines.

RKB Gallegos, AN Resurreccion, OF Zubia and RMC Amongo. Design, Fabrication and Performance Evaluation of a Small Capacity Mungbean Sheller. Paper presented during the 8th International Agricultural Engineering Conference and 60th PSAE Annual National Convention, held from April 21-23, 2010 at the Benguet State University, in La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines.

FO Paras Jr., RKB Gallegos, OF Zubia, RMC Amongo, DC Suministrado and AN Resurreccion. Development of ‘Solar Balut’ Maker. Paper presented during the 8th International Agricultural Engineering Conference and 60th PSAE Annual National Convention, held from April 21-23, 2010 at the Benguet State University, in La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines.

MC Petingco, OF Zubia, RMC Amongo and FO Paras. Application of Anthropometric Data in the Agricultural Production Systems. Paper presented during the 8th International Agricultural Engineering Conference and 60th PSAE Annual National Convention, held from April 21-23, 2010 at the Benguet State University, in La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines.

RMC Amongo,MC Petingco, OF Zubia and , FO Paras Jr. Empowering Filipino Women in Agriculture Through Anthropometry. Paper presented during the 8th International Agricultural Engineering Conference and 60th PSAE Annual National Convention, held from April 21-23, 2010 at the Benguet State University, in La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines.

OF Zubia, RMC Amongo, MGT Lapitan, and JV Maulion Jr. Human Factors in Agricultural Machinery Design. Paper presented during the 7th International Agricultural Engineering Conference and 59th PSAE Annual National Convention, held from April 20-24, 2009 at Camarines Sur State Agricultural College, Pili, Camarines Sur, Philippine.

RMC Amongo, OF Zubia, E.M.M. Laguna, and E.R. San Juan. Gender Sensitivity in Machine Design using Anthropometry. Paper presented during the 7th International Agricultural Engineering Conference and 59th PSAE Annual National Convention, held from April 20-24, 2009 at Camarines Sur State Agricultural College, Pili, Camarines Sur, Philippine.

Dayacap, M.T., P.M. Bato, OF Zubia, and A.N. Resurreccion. Size Classification of Tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum) using Machine Vision. Paper presented during the 7th International Agricultural Engineering Conference and 59th PSAE Annual National Convention, held from April 20-24, 2009 at Camarines Sur State Agricultural College, Pili, Camarines Sur, Philippine.

OF Zubia. Development of an Anthropometric Profile for Male Farmers in the Province of Laguna. Paper presented during the 5th International Conference and Exhibition on Agricultural Engineering and Related Technologies and the 57th Philippine Society of Agricultural Engineers (PSAE) Annual Convention, held from April 15-21, 2007 at the Philippine Carabao Center, Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines.

 Conference Posters

RMC Amongo, OF Zubia, MC Petingco, and PS Garcia. Design Improvement of the Local Two-wheel Tractor using Anthropometry. Poster/paper presented during the 9th International Agricultural Engineering Conference and Exhibition & the 61st PSAE Annual National Convention, held from April 25-29, 2011 at Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines.

O.F. Zubia, A.N. Resurreccion, and P.M. Bato. Development of Small-scale Fuel Ethanol Production for Small Farm Operations. Poster/paper presented during the 1st ATTARS National Seminar – Workshop, held on September 19, 2008 at the Traders Hotel, Manila, Philippines.

O.F. Zubia. Anthropometric Measurements of Male Farmers in Laguna. Poster/paper presented during the 6th International Agricultural Engineering Conference and Exhibition & the 58th PSAE Annual National Convention, held from April 21-25, 2008 at CEAT, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.

Onal, M.K.S., M.D.O. Royo, D.C. Suministrado, R.M.C. Amongo and O.F. Zubia. Moisture Content and Failure Force Characteristics of Rough Rice (Oryza sativa) and Physic Nut (Jatropha curcas L.). Poster/paper presented during the 6th International Agricultural Engineering Conference and Exhibition & the 58th PSAE Annual National Convention, held from April 21-25, 2008 at CEAT, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.

COURSES TAUGHT:

Course Code Course Title
AENG 10 Introduction to Agricultural Engineering
AENG 12 Benchwork, Sheetmetal, and Forging
AENG 13 Machine Tools, Welding, and Foundry
AENG 60 Machine Design I
AENG 61 Agricultural Energy and Power Engineering
AENG 70 Electrical System Design for Agricultural and Biosystems Structure
AENG 160 Machine Design II
AENG 163 Manufacturing Processes
AENG 199 Undergraduate Seminar

AWARDS RECEIVED:

2nd Best Technical Paper (Allied Subjects). 8th International Agricultural Engineering Conference and 60th PSAE Annual National Convention. Benguet State University, La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines. April 21-23, 2010

3rd Best Technical Paper (Allied Subjects). 8th International Agricultural Engineering Conference and 60th PSAE Annual National Convention. Benguet State University, La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines. April 21-23, 2010

3rd Best Technical Paper (Agricultural Machinery and Mechanization). 7th International Agricultural Engineering Conference and 59th PSAE Annual National Convention. Camarines Sur State Agricultural College, Pili, Camarines Sur, Philippine. April 20-24, 2009

2nd Best Technical Paper (Agricultural machinery and Mechanization). 5th International Conference and 57th Philippine Society of Agricultural Engineers (PSAE) Annual Convention. Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. April 16, 2007

ORGANIZATION/AFFILIATION:

Member, Philippine Society of Agricultural Engineers

Member, Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society of Agriculture

Member, Rotary Club of Bay