The Smart Agriculture lab at the Department of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Sciences (BESS), University of Tennessee seeks two graduate students (0.5 FTE) to conduct research on smart agriculture, remote sensing, robotics, computer vision, or sensors for biological systems.
Successful applicants will fulfill the degree requirements for the Biosystems Engineering M.S./Ph.D. programs, and conduct research at the Smart Agriculture lab in a timely manner.
Start semester: Spring 2021 or Fall 2021
Dr. Hao Gan
Personal Website: https://utia.tennessee.edu/person/?id=16446
Lab Website: https://www.ut-smartagriculture.com/
Please attach your CV when apply, or
contact Dr. Hao Gan through email.
The candidate must have a bachelor’s or master's degree in biosystems engineering, agricultural and biological engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science or a closely related field with demonstrated research experience, and strong written and oral communication skills.
(2) Experience in microcontrollers and circuit design;
(3) 3D drawing software (SolidWorks, AutoCAD, etc.);
(4) Experience in computer vision or image processing; and
(5) Experience in remote sensing using UAVs.
Additional Salary Information: The successful applicant will receive a tuition waiver, an annual stipend, and health insurance.
About Smart Agriculture Lab, University of Tennessee
The Smart Agriculture Laboratory locates in the Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science Department at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The lab aims to advance knowledge and technologies in smart agriculture and to train the next generation of agricultural engineers.
Smart Agriculture includes three main aspects: smart sensing, smart analysis, and smart control. Our lab is committed to quality research and education related to all aspects of smart agriculture. Currently, research topics in the lab include sensor development, wireless sensor networks, agricultural IoT, agricultural robotics. Education provided by the lab includes an undergraduate-level class -- BsE 451 Electronic Systems, and a student robotics club -- ASABE Robotics Club.
For more information: https://www.ut-smartagriculture.com/