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Professor 1

 

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Agricultural Machinery Division

Institute of Agricultural Engineering

College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology

University of the Philippines Los Baños

College, 4031 Laguna

T/F: +63495362792

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Education

YEAR DEGREE UNIVERSITY
2000 PhD University of Miyazaki, Japan
1990 MEng Lincoln University, New Zealand
1984 BSAE University of the Philippines Los Baños

 

Research Interests

Energy

Machine Vision

Imaging

 

Recent Publications

Petingco, M.C., and P.M. Bato. 2011. “Digital Image Processing Algorithms for Banana (Musa acuminate ‘Lacatan’) Size Classification.” Philippine Journal of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering 9(1): pp 1-17.

Dumaoal, A.R., and P.M. Bato. 2010. “Design and Preliminary Testing of a Garlic Planter.” Philippine Journal of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering 8(1): pp 34-46.

Dayacap, M.T., P.M. Bato, O.F. Zubia, and A.N. Resurreccion. 2009. “Size Classification of Tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum) Using Machine Vision.” Philippine Agricultural Mechanization Journal 8(2): pp 12-24.

Amongo, RM.C., A.N. Resurreccion, V.B. Ella, P.M. Bato, F.O. Paras, O.F. Zubia, and E.V. Casas. 2009. “Development of lahar filtration system for recirculating aquaculture system.” Philippine Journal of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering 7(1): pp 16-35.

Lapong, E.R., V.B. Ella, M.G. Villano, and P.M. Bato. 2008. “Effects of climatic factors and land use on runoff, sediment load, and pesticide loading in upland microcatchments in Bukidnon, Philippines.” Philippine Journal of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering 6(1): pp 49-56.

Bautista, E.G., and P.M. Bato. 2008. “Technical and socioeconomic evaluation of a ride-on tillage implement for the hand tractor.” The Philippine Agricultural Scientist Journal 91(2): pp 195-205.

Paras, Jr. F.O., A.N. Resurreccion, D.C. Suministrado, P.M. Bato, and O.F. 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): pp 11-18.

Bato P.M., M. Nagata, Q. Cao, K. Hiyoshi, and T. Kitahara. 2000. “Study on sorting system for strawberry using machine vision (Part 2).” Journal of the Japanese Society of Agricultural Engineering 62(2): pp 101-110.

Nagata, M., P.M. Bato, M. Mitarai, Q. Cao, and T. Kitahara. 2000. “Study on sorting system for strawberry using machine vision (Part 1).” Journal of the Japanese Society of Agricultural Engineering 62(1): pp 100-110.

Bato, P.M., M. Nagata, Q. Cao, B.P. Shrestha and R. Nakashima. 1999. “Strawberry sorting using machine vision.” ASAE Paper No. 99-3162, St. Joseph, MI.

Cao, Q., M. Nagata, H. Wang and P.M. Bato. 1999. “Orientation and shape extraction of strawberry by color image processing.” ASAE Paper No. 99-3161, St. Joseph, MI.

Cao, Q., M. Nagata, M., H. Wang, Y. Gejima and P.M. Bato. 1998. “Studies on grade judgement of tomato (Part 1).” Bulletin of the Faculty of Agriculture, Miyazaki University, 45(1/2), pp 127-133.

Nagata, P.M. Bato, Y. Okada, S. Awaya and T. Kitahara. 1998. “Studies on the pulling forces associated with strawberry harvesting.” Bulletin of the Faculty of Agriculture, Miyazaki University, 45(1/2), pp 135-142.

Nagata, M., Q. Cao, P.M. Bato, B.P. Shrestha and O. Kinoshita. 1997. “Basic study on strawberry sorting system in Japan.” ASAE Paper No. 97-3095, St. Joseph, MI.

Cao, Q., M. Nagata, O. Kinoshita and P. M. Bato. 1996. “An approach to profile pattern judgement of strawberry image by using neural network.” Journal of Kyushu Branch of the Japanese Society of Agricultural Machinery 45 : pp 26 - 30.

Bato, P. M., G. T. Ward, 1990. “An investigation into the drying of apricots using solar energy.” Energy Resources and Technology 2. Edited by N.D. Kaushika, S. Kaneff and C. S. Jha. Scientific Publishers. Jodphur, India.

 

Courses Taught

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE
AENG 2 Fundamentals of Agricultural Engineering II
AENG 10 Introduction to Agricultural Engineering
AENG 60 Machine Design I
AENG 61 Agricultural Energy and Power Engineering
AENG 70 Farm Electrification Design
AENG 90 Agricultural Engineering Law, Specifications, Contracts and Ethics
AENG 161 Tractor-Implement Performance Analysis
AENG 163 Manufacturing Processes
AENG 166 Design of Biomass Energy Systems
AENG 191 Special Topics (Machine Vision, Mechatronics)

 

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Member, Philippine Society of Agricultural Engineers
 

   

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