Assistant Professor of Geography
Jose Edgardo L. Aban is a seasoned research and project manager and an advocate of satellite remote sensing education. He served for almost two decades at the Department of Science and Technology of the Philippines and has taught as a senior lecturer in the Department of Geography, Development, and Environmental Studies at the Universiti of Brunei Darussalam, where he was instrumental in the establishment of an image processing laboratory.
Dr. Aban teaches GE-480/580 Introduction to Remote Sensing during spring session and GE-480/580 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems during fall session. He also handles Introduction to Geography, and a host of Geography subjects such as GE-201 World Regional Geography, GE-203 Physical Geography, as well as GE-321 Economic Geography.
Prior to joining UOG, Aban served as a technical consultant at the Asian Development Bank, as project manager of the GIS-based project dubbed “Communication and Information Systems for the Control of Avian Influenza” of the ASEAN Foundation, and as a consultant of a mapping unit of an agricultural company in Indonesia.