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Civil Engineering Faculty & Staff

Lourdes V. Abellera, Ph.D.

Dr. Lourdes V. Abellera, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Building 17, Room 2688
Civil Engineering Department
California State Polytechnic University
3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, California 91768

Phone: 909.869.4863

Fax: 909.869.4342

Education and Professional Registrations

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 2005


CE 122 - Introduction to Civil Engineering
CE 134 - Elementary Surveying
CE 134L - Elementary Surveying Laboratory
CE 220 - Advanced Surveying
CE 220L - Advanced Surveying Laboratory
CE 311 - Geodesy & Satellite Surveying
CE 456L - Groundwater Transport, Contamination and Remediation Laboratory
CE 484 - Geographical Information Systems
CE 484L - Geographical Information Systems Laboratory

Research Interests

  • Geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Remote sensing
  • Geospatial crowdsourcing
  • Water resources modeling
  • Machine learning techniques for sustainability

Selected Publications and Presentations

Tolliver, F. and Abellera, L.V., “Assessing the Quality of Crowdsourced Water Data with GIS,” 9th Annual Science Research Symposium, 2014 (Pomona, California, U.S.A.)
Guilas, P.A., Abellera, L.V., and Moya, T.B., “Use of the Tasseled Cap Transformation in Identifying Impervious Surfaces in the San Cristobal River Basin,” Proceedings of the 4th ASCE-EWRI International Perspective on Water Resources & the Environment, 2011(Singapore).

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