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Assistant Professor 4


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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: +63 (049) 536-2792

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On-going PhD Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering University of Auckland, New Zealand
2012 MSAE (Academic Achievement Awardee) University of the Philippines Los Baños
2007 BSAE (Magna Cum Laude) University of the Philippines Los Baños


Research Interests

Computational Fluid Dynamics Applications in Agriculture

Agricultural Machine Design and Development

Renewable Energy Applications in Agriculture

Agricultural Mechanization Systems


Recent Publications

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Refereed Journals

Gallegos RKB, Suministrado DC, Elauria JC, Elauria MM. 2014.  Energy Analysis of Cassava Bioethanol Production in the Philippines. Journal of the Japan Institute of Energy 93(3): 301-309. (Recipient – UP International Publication Award)

Gallegos RKB, Saludes RB, Paras FO Jr. 2013. Bowen Ratio Estimates in Green House and Open Field Conditions of the University of the Philippines Los BañosAsia Life Sciences 22(2): 699-712.

Gallegos RKB, Suministrado DC, Amongo RMC, Madlangbayan MS. 2013. Some Physical and Mechanical Properties of Pili (Canarium ovatum Engl. cv. Katutubo) Nut as a Function of Nut Moisture ContentPhilippine Agricultural Scientist 96(1): 66-74.

Non-Refereed Journals

Pangan RS, Fajardo AL, Deanon JCS, Suministrado DC, Gallegos RKB. 2013.  Design and Testing of the AMDP Cassava Granulator. Philippine Journal of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering 10: 23-32.

Castalone AGM, Suministrado DC, Eusebio RE, Amongo RMC, Gallegos RKB. 2011. Use of Different Blends of Jatropha Curcas as Fuel for the Performance Evaluation of a Four-Wheel Tractor. Philippine Agricultural Mechanization Journal 18(2): 49-59.

Pangan, RS, Rodulfo VA Jr, Gallegos RKB, Amongo RMC, Arenal AM. 2011. Improving the Operation of the Conventional Citronella Oil Extractor through Optimization StudiesPhilippine Agricultural Mechanization Journal 18(1): 28-33.


Gallegos RKB, Paras FO Jr, Fajardo AL, Onal MKS, Blastique AA. 2013. Lecture and Laboratory Manual for ABE 31 (Engineering Shop). IAE-CEAT, University of the Philippines Los Baños.

Gallegos, RKB. 2011. Harvesting and Threshing (Chapter) in AENG 2 Lecture Manual. IAE-CEAT, University of the Philippines Los Baños.

Gallegos, RKB, VG Ballaran Jr, MA Duka and NKM Alparce. 2011. IAE Formatting Guidelines for Undergraduate Thesis and Field Practice Manuscripts. IAE-CEAT. University of the Philippines Los Baños.


Courses Taught

ABE 31/AENG 11 Engineering Shop 
AENG 10 Introduction to Agricultural Engineering
ABE 40 Machine Design for Bio-Production Systems I
AENG 60 Machine Design I
AENG 61 Agricultural Energy and Power Engineering 
AENG 62 Agricultural Machinery 
AENG 90 Agricultural   Engineering Law, Specifications,  Contracts and Ethics  
AENG 160 Machine Design II  
AENG 163 Manufacturing Processes 



Member, Philippine Society of Agricultural Engineers

Member, Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society of Agriculture

Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Member, UP Gawad Kalinga Los Baños


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