Available: June 1, 2018 Location: Controlled Environment Phenotyping Facility, Agriculture Administration, West Lafayette, IN Responsibilities: The PostDoc will develop a suite of advanced machine vision algorithms for plant phenotypical trait extraction and quantification using RGB and/or hyperspectral imageries. The candidate is also expected to leverage artificial intelligence and deep-learning in image analysis and data mining for plant phenotyping, using data from the RGB and/or hyperspectral imaging systems, and potentially other imaging systems in Purdue University’s phenomics facilities. CEPF information is available at: https://ag.purdue.edu/cepf/ Dr. Yang Yang, Director Digital Phenomics 615 West State Street Controlled Environment Phenotyping Facility Purdue University West Lafayette, IN 47907
Required qualifications: Ph.D. degree in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Computer Science, Plant Physiology, or related disciplines.Expertise in image analysis and machine vision. Strong skills in a higher programming (e.g. Python, C++, etc). Familiarity in instrumentation and/or imaging system calibration. Good experience in experimental design (statistically), data analysis and result interpretation documented by publication records. Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
Preferred qualifications: Experience in deep learning or other machine learning. Good experience in data analytics, visualization, and good record of publications and presentations. Familiar with manipulating georeferenced imagery and/or remote sensing image processing.
Additional Salary Information: Fringe benefits also provided
Internal Number: none
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