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Section Board for 'Agricultural Engineering' (29)

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Prof. Dr. Pedro Javier Zapata
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of AgriFood Technology, EPSO, University Miguel Hernández, 03312 Orihuela, Alicante, Spain
Interests: postharvest; fruit quality; antioxidants; bioactive compounds; eco-friendly technologies
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Prof. Dr. Jesús Martín-Gil
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Agriculture and Forestry Engineering Department, ETSIIAA, Universidad de Valladolid, Avenida de Madrid 44, 34004 Palencia, Spain
Interests: natural polymers; chitosan; Green Chemistry; FTIR; nanomaterials; biorrefineries; photocatalysis; waste management and valorization
Dr. Zhigang Li
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Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA
Interests: crop improvement; biotechnology
Dr. Baskaran Stephen Inbaraj
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Department of Food Science, Fu Jen Catholic University, Hsinchuang, Taiwan
Interests: nanoscience & nanotechnology; food/environmental/agricultural waste valorization; food & environmental toxins – analysis & treatment; food & environmental analytical chemistry; novel extraction/pretreatment techniques; chromatography – method development; pharmacokinetics & bioavailability; adsorption science & technology
Dr. Camilla Dibari
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Department of ARGIculture, food, environment and forestry - University of Florence (DAGRI) Piazzale delle Cascine, 18
Interests: precision agriculture; climate change; remote sensing; GIS; crop modelling; grasslands; pastures.
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Dr. Dionisio Andújar
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CSIC-UPM - Centro de Automatica y Robotica (CAR), Madrid, Spain
Interests: robotics; artificial perception; plant-crop monitoring; agricultural machinery
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Dr. Alessandra Carrubba
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Deparment of Agricultural, Food and Forest Sciences, University of Palermo, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: medicinal and aromatic plants; industrial crops; Mediterranean native plant resources; plant secondary metabolites; non-chemical weed control
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Dr. Antonios Chrysargyris
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Department of Agricultural Sciences, Biotechnology and Food Science, Cyprus University of Technology, 3036 Limassol, Cyprus
Interests: Aromatic plants and vegetable cultivation; Development of strategies for plant nutrition and response to abiotic stress; Soilless culture, substrates and hydroponics; Postharvest storage and processing of medicinal and aromatic plants; Essential oil analysis and biocidal activity; Evaluation of natural products
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Prof. Maria-Paz Diago
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1. Department of Agriculture and Food Science, Universidad de La Rioja, Madre de Dios 53, 26006 Logroño (La Rioja), Spain
2. Department of Viticulture, Instituto de Ciencias de la Vid y del Vino, Ctra. Burgos Km 6, 26007 Logroño (La Rioja), Spain
Interests: precision viticulture; non-invasive sensors;grapevine; vineyard monitoring; vineyard robotics; proximal sensing; contactless sensing; site-specific management
Prof. Dr. Gerardo Fernández Barbero
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Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Cadiz, Agrifood Campus of International Excellence (ceiA3), IVAGRO, 11510 Puerto Real, Cadiz, Spain
Interests: agri-food analysis; extraction methods; natural compounds; UHPLC; identification and separation
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Dr. Christian Folberth
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Ecosystem Services and Management Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, 2361, Laxenburg, Austria
Interests: bio-physical agricultural modeling; climate change impacts on agricultural production, environmental quality related to agricultural production
Prof. Dr. Anatoly Gitelson
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1. Israel Institute of Technology, 812 Rabin Hall, Technion City, Haifa 320000, Israel
2. School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
Interests: remote sensing of vegetation and water quality
Dr. Ajit Govind
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1. International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Cairo, Egypt
2. Institut national de recherche pour l'agriculture, l'alimentation et l'environnement (INRAE), Villenave-d'Ornon, France
Interests: process based terrestrial biogeochemical modeling; canopy radiative transfer mechanism soil physics; precision farming; remote sensing and GIS; crop productivity as a function of water; nutrients; temperature; light
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Dr. Pablo Martín-Ramos
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Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, EPS, Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Ciencias Ambientales de Aragón (IUCA), Universidad de Zaragoza, Carretera de Cuarte, s/n, 22071 Huesca, Spain
Interests: sensors and actuators; biorrefineries; photocatalysis; waste management and valorization; soil pollution; life cycle analysis; nanomaterials applied to agriculture
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Dr. Annalisa Milella
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Institute of Intelligent Industrial Systems and Technologies for Advanced Manufacturing, National Research Council of Italy, via Amendola 122/D-I, 70126 Bari, Italy
Interests: multi-sensor systems for robot perception; 3D reconstruction and mapping; signal and image processing applied to robotics and intelligent systems; agricultural robotics
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Prof. Dr. Enrico Borgogno Mondino
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Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences, University of Torino, 10095 Grugliasco, Italy
Interests: remote sensing; digital photogrammetry and spatial analysis for agriculture; forest and environmental applications
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Prof. Dr. Simon Pearson
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Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology, University of Lincoln, Lincoln LN6 7TS, UK
Interests: agricultural robotics and automation; environmental physiology of fresh produce and ornamental crops; modified atmosphere packaging; farm decision support systems
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Prof. Dr. Silvia Arazuri
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Department of Engineering, School of Engineering and Biosciences, Public University of Navarre, Campus Arrosadia, 31006 Navarre, Spain
Interests: Agro-biosystem engineering, hyperspectral imaging, VIS-NIR, textural properties, precision agriculture
Dr. Frank Liebisch
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Water Protection and Substance Flows, Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER Agroscope, Research Devision Agroecology and Environment, Agroscope, Switzerland
Interests: plant and crop nutrition; precision agriculture; phenotyping; crop x environment x genotype interactions; remote sensing; arable; horticultural and grassland crops; nutrient cycles and nutrient flows in the environment; nutrient use efficiency
Dr. Valeria Romanucci
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Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Via Cintia 4, I-80126 Napoli, Italy
Interests: organic chemistry; design synthesis and characterization of bioinspired compounds; natural products; antioxidant activity; chemistry and bioactivity of antioxidant metabolites; neuroprotective activity; G-quadruplex ligands
Dr. Karsten Schmidt
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eScience Center, University of Tübingen, Keplerstr. 2, 72076 Tübingen, Germany
Interests: digital soil mapping; precision farming; predictive modelling; representative soil sampling; geoinformatics; spatial statistics
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Dr. Piero Toscano
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Institute of BioEconomy (IBE), National Research Council (CNR), Via Caproni 8, 50145 Florence, Italy
Interests: remote sensing; precision agriculture; crop modeling; climate services
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Prof. Dr. Jung Eek Son
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Department of Plant Science, Seoul National University, Gwanak-gu, Seoul 08826, Korea
Interests: vertical farm; greenhouse horticulture; soilless culture; electrical lighting; growth modelling; FSPM; deep learning; spectrum conversion film
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Dr. Amor V.M. Ines
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Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, and Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Interests: integrations of advanced modeling techniques; in-situ/proximal/remote sensing; advanced climate information for decision supports for agriculture and water management; agricultural models; agricultural production system
Dr. Huihui Zhang
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Water Management and System Research Unit, USDA-ARS, Fort Collins, CO, USA
Interests: irrigation water management; remote sensing; crop water use; ET modeling
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Prof. Roberto Ferrise
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Department of AGRIculture, Food, Environment and Forestry, University of Florence (DAGRI) Piazzale delle Cascine, 18 50144 Firenze, Italy
Interests: Agrometeorology; ecophysiology; crop modelling; climate change impact assessment; adaptation and mitigation strategies; precision agriculture; seasonal forecast; model assisted ideotyping
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Dr. William David Batchelor
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Biosystems Engeering, Auburn University, 208 Tom E. Corley Building, Auburn, AL, USA
Interests: Crop Modeling
Dr. Jixiang Wu
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Associate Professor of Quantitative Genetics/Biostatistics, Agronomy, Horticulture, and Plant Science Dept, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
Interests: computational statistics; statistical genetics; design of experiments; linear mixed model approaches
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