About

I combine ecological and economic theories and methods, big data analytics, and computation to find solutions to fisheries and conservation problems.

Teaching
  • BS5260: Modelling Ecological Dynamics (Level 5; TSV)
  • MB5610: Fishing Gear and Technologies (Level 5; TSV)
  • MB5620: Grand Challenges in Fisheries (Level 5; TSV)
Interests
Research
  • I am particularly interested in problems where science and scientific innovations can help overcome bottlenecks to effectively address fisheries and conservation challenges. I am interested in the following topics and methods:
  • Solutions to overfishing and biodiversity loss in the ocean
  • Food and livelihood security of coastal fishing communities
  • Designing network of marine protected areas
  • Impacts of climate change on ocean ecosystem economy (wild fisheries, mariculture, coastal tourism etc.)
  • Use of big data and satellite technologies (e.g. vessel tracking) to inform fisheries management
  • Use of bioeconomic and agent-based modeling to design policies in fisheries
  • Global food systems
  • Solving illegal fishing
Experience
  • 2021 to present - Senior Lecturer, James Cook University (Townsville, Australia)
  • 2019 to 2021 - Research Faculty (Assistant Researcher), University of California, Santa Barbara (USA)
  • 2014 to 2019 - Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California, Santa Barbara (USA)
  • 2004 to 2014 - BS, MS, and PhD Physics, University of the Philippines, Diliman (Philippines)
Research Disciplines
Socio-Economic Objectives
Publications

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Current
  • Biology and Ecology of Australian Aquarium Corals: Information needed to Secure the Sustainability of ongoing Wild Harvest of Scleractinian Corals (PhD , External Advisor)
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  • 2 collaborations
  • 1 collaboration
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