Assoc. Prof. Dr. Reza Ehsani

Dr. Ehsani received his Ph.D. in Biological and Agricultural Engineering from the University of California, Davis, where he worked on precision agriculture applications for high-value crops. He joined the Ohio State University as a faculty member and state precision agriculture specialist in 2000. His work at the Ohio State University included the application of precision agriculture for row-crops with focus on auto steering systems. Currently, he is a professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at the University of Florida, Citrus Research and Education Center (CREC). His current areas of research include developing tools and techniques for disease and stress detection and management, sensor systems for autonomous platforms such as UAVs in precision horticulture, and automation and machine enhancement for fruit harvesting. Dr. Ehsani work has resulted in several U.S. and international patents. He has published more than 170 refereed and non-refereed Journal and conference papers.

E-mail: ehsani(at)ufl.edu