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关于举办“Advanced Technologies for ‘Decision & Precision’ Agriculture”学术报告的通知

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报告题目:Advanced Technologies for ‘Decision & Precision’ Agriculture

报告人:Dr. LavR. Khot,Assistant Prof. of Precision Agriculture,Washington State University

报告地址:机电学院二楼会议室

报告时间:20161013日(星期四)下午16:00

报告人简介:

华盛顿州立大学(Washington State University)精细农业与农业自动化中心(Center for Precision & Automated Agricultural Systems)长期进行果园自动化及智能化技术方面的研究,包括机械化采摘新鲜水果、机械化除草、无人机在农林业中的应用、机械剪枝、精细灌溉、果实品质检测、果园管理及运输等。中心主要成员LavR. Khot博士为该校生物系统工程系精细农业的助理教授,主要从事信息感知技术方面的研究,包括果树精细喷药、果实品质无损检测等,发表SCI/EI论文37篇,获批3项美国专利。

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相关信息

EDUCATION
Ph.D. (2009) Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, North Dakota State University, ND
M.S. (2006) Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, IA
M. Tech. (2004) Agricultural Systems and Engineering, Asian Institute of Tech., Thailand
B. Tech. (2001) Agricultural Engineering, MPKV, Rahuri-India

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Jan, 2015-Present Assistant Professor, Center for Precision & AutomatedAgricultural Systems, Biological Systems Engineering, WSU,WA

June, 2013- Dec, 2014 Assistant Research Professor, Biological Systems Engineering,WSU, WA
July, 2009- May, 2013 Postdoctoral Research Associate, CREC, Univ. of Florida, FL

June, 2006- June, 2009 Graduate Research Assistant, Bio-imaging and Sensing Center,North Dakota State University, ND

Jan, 2005- May, 2006 Graduate Research Assistant, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Aug, 2004- Dec, 2004 Research Associate, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

Jan, 2003- Aug, 2004 Graduate Research Assistant, Asian Institute of Technology,Thailand

June, 2002- Dec, 2002 Project Facilitation Team Member, Grass Roots Action forSocial Participation-NGO, India

Jan, 2002- May, 2002 Programmer, I-Gen Software Pvt. Ltd., MS, India

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
§ 2015 Outstanding Reviewer for the Computers and Electronics in Agriculture
§ 2010 Outstanding Reviewer for the Information & Electrical Technology (IET) division
of ASABE journals

§ Frank Bain Dissertation Fellowship, 2008-2009, NDSU, Fargo, ND

 

PATENTS/ Invention Disclosures
• US. Patent 20150305254: Methods and devices for reduction of plant infections.Inventors: Reza J. Ehsani, Jose L. Reyes, Lav R. Khot, Stefani N. Leavitt, Cininta A.Pertiwi, Ahmed Al-Jumaili. (Licensed to Premier Energy Technology, Inc., GA).
Invention Disclosure-1: Novel wireless sensor networks for real-time micro-climateand crop monitoring for site-specific crop management. Inventors: Lav R. Khot,Jianfeng Zhou, Qin Zhang, GerritHoogenboom.
Invention Disclosure-2: Smart spray analytical system for optimizing spray patternsand air-assist of orchard and vineyard sprayers. Inventors: Lav R. Khot, Gwen-AlynHoheisel, HaithamBahlol.

 

SELECTED REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

(1) Zhou, J., L. R. Khot*, H. Bahlol, G. Kafle, M. D. Whiting, T. Peters, Q. Zhang, D.Granatstein, and T. Coffey. 2017. In-field sensing for crop loss management: efficacy of air-blast sprayer generated crosswind in rainwater removal from cherry canopies. CropProtection, 91: 27-33.

(2)Kafle, G., L. R. Khot*, S. Jarolmasjed, Y. Si and K. Lewis. 2016. Robustness of nearinfrared spectroscopy based spectral features for non-destructive bitter pit detection inhoneycrisp apples. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 120: 180-192.

(3)Jarolmasjed, S., C. L. Zuniga, S. Sankaran, and L. R. Khot*. 2016. Postharvest bitter pitdetection and progression evaluation in 'Honeycrisp' apples using computedtomography images. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 118: 35-42.

(4)Khot, L. R., R. Ehsani, J. M. Maja, J. M. Campoy, C. Wellington and A. Al-Jumaili. 2014.Evaluation of deposition and coverage of an air-assisted sprayer, and two airblastsprayers in citrus orchards. Transactions of the ASABE, 57(4): 1007-1013.