Dr. Ioannis Ampatzidis

Publications

Journals
  • Abdulridha J., Ehsani R., Ampatzidis Y., de Castro A., 2018. Detection of Laurel Wilt Disease, Iron, and Nitrogen Deficiency for Avocado Trees Using Spectroradiometric Techniques. (under review).
  • Ghatrehsamani S., Ampatzidis Y., Sadeghi B., Ghatrehsamani S., 2018. Measurement of thermal diffusivity of Wheat and Maize and comparison by Dickerson method. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology (JAST) (under review).
  • Michieka N., Yamazaki F., Paggi M, and Ampatzidis Y.G., 2018. The Economic Impact of Using Treated Oilfield Waste Water on Kern County. Water Resources Research (under review).
  • Cardinale M., A. Luvisi, B.J. Meyer, E. Sabella, L. De Bellis, A.C. Cruz, Y. Ampatzidis, P. Cherubini, 2018. Specific fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) test to highlight colonization of xylem vessels by Xylella fastidiosa in naturally infected olive trees (Olea europaea L.). Frontiers in Plant Science - Plant Microbe Interactions, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00431.
  • Ampatzidis Y., Kiner J., Abdolee R., Ferguson L., 2018. Voice-Controlled and Wireless Solid Set Canopy Delivery (VCW-SSCD) System for Mist-Cooling. Sustainability, Special Issue: Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) for Sustainability, 10(2), 421; doi:10.3390/su10020421.
  • Sadiqbatcha S., Jafarzadeh S., Ampatzidis Y., 2018. Particle swarm optimization for solving a class of type-1 and type-2 fuzzy nonlinear equations. Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Research, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 103-110, doi:10.1515/jaiscr-2018-0007.
  • Cruz A.C., Luvisi A., De Bellis L., and Ampatzidis Y., 2017. X-FIDO: An Effective Application for Detecting Olive Quick Decline Syndrome with Novel Deep Learning Methods. Frontiers, Plant Sci., 10 October 2017 https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.01741
  • Ampatzidis Y., Bellis L.D., Luvisi A., 2017. iPathology: robotic applications and management of plants and plant diseases. Sustainability, 9(6), 1010; doi:10.3390/su9061010.
  • Luvisi A., Ampatzidis Y., Bellis L.D., 2016. Plant pathology and information technology: opportunity and uncertainty in pest management. Sustainability, 8(8), 831; doi: 10.3390/su8080831.
  • Ampatzidis Y.G.,Wortman R., Tan L., and Whiting, M., 2016. Cloud-Based Harvest Management Information System for Hand-Harvested Specialty Crops. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 122 (March 2016), 161-167.
  • Zhang L., Ampatzidis Y.G., and Whiting M., 2015. Sweet Cherry Floral Organ Size Varies with Genotype and Temperature. Scientia Horticulturae, 182: 156-164.
  • Ampatzidis Y.G., and Whiting M.D. 2013. Training system affects sweet cherry Harvest efficiency. HortSciense, 45(5):547-555. 2013 ASHS Extension Publication Award winner.
  • Ampatzidis Y.G., Vougioukas S.G., Whiting M.D., and Zhang Q., 2014. Applying the Machine Repair Model to Improve Efficiency of Harvesting Fruit. Biosystems Engineering, 120 (April 2014), 25-33.
  • Ampatzidis Y.G., Whiting M.D., Liu B., Scharf P.A. and Pierce F., 2013. Portable weighing system for monitoring picker efficiency during manual harvest of sweet cherry. Precision Agriculture, 14(2): 162-171.
  • Ampatzidis Y.G., Whiting M.D., Scharf P.A. and Zhang Q., 2012. Development and evaluation of a novel system for monitoring harvest labor efficiency. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 88(2012), 85-94.
  • Ampatzidis, Y.G., Zhang, Q. and Whiting, M. 2012. Comparing the efficiency of future harvest technologies for sweet cherries. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 965:195-198 http://www.actahort.org/books/965/965_26.htm
  • Ampatzidis Y.G., Vougioukas S.G., and Whiting M.D., 2011. A wearable module for recording worker position in orchards. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 78(2), 222-230,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2011.07.011.
  • Ampatzidis Y.G. and Vougioukas S.G., 2009. Field experiments for evaluating the incorporation of RFID and barcode registration and digital weighing technologies in manual fruit harvesting. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 66(2), c. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2009.01.008.
  • Ampatzidis Y.G., Vougioukas S.G., Bochtis D.D. and Tsatsarelis C.A., 2009. A yield mapping system for hand-harvested fruits based on RFID and GPS location technologies: field testing. Precision Agriculture 10(1), 63-72.
  • Bochtis D., Vougioukas S., Ampatzidis Y., and Tsatsarelis C., 2007. Field Operation Planning for Agricultural Vehicles: A Hierarchical Modeling Framework. Agricultural Engineering International: the CIGR Journal of Scientific Research and Development, Manuscript PM 06 021. Vol. IX. February, 2007.
  • Bochtis D., Vougioukas S., Tsatsarelis C., and Ampatzidis Y., 2007. Optimal Dynamic Motion Sequence Generation for Multiple Harvesters. Agricultural Engineering International: the CIGR Journal of Scientific Research and Development, Manuscript ATOE 07 001. Vol. IX. July, 2007.

Conferences / Meetings
  • Kakarla S.C., and Ampatzidis Y, 2018. Use of UAV LiDAR data for Plant Inventory Management System. 131st Annual Florida State Horticultural Society (FSHS) Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL., June 10-12, 2018.
  • Abdulridha J., Ampatzidis Y, Ehsani R., Dai A., Thompson K., Xu Y., 2018. Automated mobile heat thermotherapy system for HLB-affected citrus plants. 131st Annual Florida State Horticultural Society (FSHS) Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL., June 10-12, 2018.
  • Souri S., Abdulridha J., Ehsani R., Schueller J., and Ampatzidis Y, 2018. The effect of root heat treatment on PMS, LAI, and stomata conductance in HLB infected trees. 131st Annual Florida State Horticultural Society (FSHS) Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL., June 10-12, 2018.
  • Ampatzidis Y, 2018. Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for Pest and Plant Disease Detection. Florida ASABE Conference, June 13-16, Jensen Beach, Florida.
  • Albrecht U, Ampatzidis Y, Strauss S, Bowman K., 2018. Influence of Citrus Rootstocks and Propagation Method on Root Structure and Growth in Nursery and Field Environment. 10th Symposium of the International Society of Root Research (ISRR10), 8-12 July 2018, Yearim Hotel, Israel.
  • Ampatzidis Y., Derival M., Kakarla S.C., and Albrecht U., 2018. Evaluation of HLB-Infected Citrus Rootstocks Using Ground Penetrating Radar. 14Th International Conference on Precision Agriculture (ICPA), June 24-27, Montreal, Canada.
  • Abdulridha J., Ampatzidis Y., Kakarla S.C., and Ehsani R., 2018. Mobile heat thermotherapy system for treating HLB-infected citrus trees utilizing hot water and steam. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29 – August 1, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
  • Dai A., Thompson K., Xu Y., Ehsani R., and Ampatzidis Y., 2018. Development and Experiment of a Monitoring System for Steam Treatment of Citrus Greening. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29 – August 1, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
  • Cruz A.C, El-Kereamy, and Ampatzidis Y., 2018. Vision-based Grapevine Pierce’s disease detection system using artificial intelligence. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29 – August 1, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
  • Ampatzidis Y., and Cruz A.C, 2018. Plant disease detection utilizing artificial intelligence and remote sensing. International Congress of Plant Pathology (ICPP) 2018: Plant Health in a Global Economy, July 29 – August 3, Boston, USA.
  • Ghatrehsamani S., Ampatzidis Y., Ghatrehsamani S., 2018. Friction Loss and Heat Transfer of Fibre and Wood Pulp Suspensions: A Review. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29 – August 1, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
  • Ghatrehsamani S., Ampatzidis Y., Sadeghi B., Ghatrehsamani S., 2018. 2018. Design, fabrication, and evaluation of Corn Sheller. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29 – August 1, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
  • Ghatrehsamani S., Wade T., and Ampatzidis Y., 2018. Factors affecting the adoption of precision agriculture technology by Florida vegetable growers. XXX International Horticultural Congress, II International Symposium on Mechanization, Precision Horticulture, and Robotics, 12-16 August, 2018, Istanbul Turkey.
  • Ampatzidis Y., Cruz A.C., Roberto Pierro, Alberto Materazzi, Alessandra Panattoni, De Bellis L., Luvisi A., 2018. Vision-based System for Detecting Grapevine Yellow Diseases Using Artificial Intelligence. XXX International Horticultural Congress, II International Symposium on Mechanization, Precision Horticulture, and Robotics, 12-16 August, 2018, Istanbul Turkey.
  • Kakarla S.C., and Ampatzidis Y., 2018. Automated and Voice-Controlled Irrigation System for Specialty Crops. 6th UF Water Institute Symposium, Gainesville, February 6-7, 2018, Florida, USA.
  • Samara O., Harmening T., Meyer J., Curtis R., Moore T., and Ampatzidis Y., 2017. Development of a Solar UAV for Long Endurance Flights of Industrial Payloads. ASABE California-Nevada Section, poster competition, February 15, Tulare, California, USA.
  • Snowden T., Trudeau D., Martin K., Pulido-Mejia Y., Lai P., and Ampatzidis Y., 2017. Development of Wireless Sensor Network for Flood Irrigation Evaluation and Control. Principal Investigators Meeting, USDA, February 16-18, Albuquerque, NM, USA (poster).
  • Cruz A., De Bellis L., Luvisi A., and Ampatzidis Y., 2017. Vision-Based Plant Disease Detection System Using Transfer and Deep Learning. ASABE 2017, Annual International Meeting, July 16 – July 19, 2017, Spokane, WA, USA.
  • Trudeau D., Ward J., Zhang L., Ferguson L., and Ampatzidis Y., 2017. Automated solid state canopy delivery (SSCD) system to deliver mist-cooling to increase winter chill for dormancy and bud break. ASABE 2017, Annual International Meeting, July 16 – July 19, 2017, Spokane, WA, USA.
  • Sadiqbatcha S., Jafarzadeh S., and Ampatzidis Y., 2017. Particle Swarm Optimization for Solving a Class of Type-1 and Type-2 Fuzzy Nonlinear Equations. In: Proceedings of FUZZ-IEEE (IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems), July 9-12, Naples, Italy.
  • Soto D., Jafarzadeh S., and Ampatzidis Y., 2017. Irrigation Planning Based on Evapotranspiration Forecast in Drought Conditions. 2017 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM, March 2-4 Washington D.C., USA.
  • Croney G., Ward J., and Ampatzidis Y., 2016. Automated System Using Wireless Sensor Network and Fuzzy Logic for Irrigation and Energy Management. Second place award in ASABE California-Nevada poster competition, Tulare Ca, February 10th.
  • Ampatzidis Y., Ward J., and Samara O., 2015. Autonomous System for Pest Bird Control in Specialty Crops using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. In: Proceedings of the ASABE 2015, Annual International Meeting, July 26 – July 29, 2015, New Orleans, LA USA.
  • Ampatzidis Y., Ward J., and Ramirez A., 2015. Autonomous Integrated Wireless Sensor Network Using Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Orchards. In: Proceedings of the ASABE 2015, Annual International Meeting, July 26 – July 29, 2015, New Orleans, LA USA.
  • Ramirez A., Ward J., and Ampatzidis Y., 2015. Low-Cost Automatic Monitoring of Pest Insect Traps: Developing Phase 1. CSUB Student Research Competition (1st place), March 6, Bakersfield, CA.
  • Ward J., Salazar M., and Ampatzidis Y., 2015. Lawnbot: Remote Controlled Lawn Mower. CSUB Student Research Poster Competition, April 16, Bakersfield, CA.
  • Ward J., Ramirez A., Samara O., and Ampatzidis Y., 2015. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle and Sensor Network for Remote Sensing and Autonomous Data Acquisition. ASABE California-Nevada Section, February 11, Tulare, California, USA.
  • Nillo J., Hernandez E., Ilyas Z., Alvarado M., Morosa R., Santiago M., and Ampatzidis Y., 2015. Solar Powered Lawnbot: Autonomous Lawn Mower. Poster presentation at the REVS-UP Program, CSUB, 7 August, Bakersfield CA, USA.
  • Ward J., Ramirez A., Ampatzidis Y., and Jafarzadeh S., 2014. Autonomous Data Collection System Using Intelligent Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research, CSU Fullerton, 22 November, Fullerton CA, USA.
  • Ramirez A., Ward J., Ampatzidis Y., and Jafarzadeh S., 2014. UAV-based Wireless Sensor Network in Orchards. Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research, CSU Fullerton, 22 November, Fullerton CA, USA.
  • DeLeon E., Galloway K., Jafarzadeh S., and Ampatzidis Y., 2014. Independent HVAC Vent Control System. Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research, CSU Fullerton, 22 November, Fullerton CA, USA.
  • Cook M., Jafarzadeh S., and Ampatzidis Y., 2014. Home Energy Saving: A Monitoring Approach. Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research, CSU Fullerton, 22 November, Fullerton CA, USA.
  • Grewal G., Pyle A., Schallock W., Solis L., Ward J., and Ampatzidis Y., 2014 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle –UAV– Research: Aerial Mapping and Data Acquisition System. Poster presentation at the REVS-UP Program, CSUB, 7 August, Bakersfield CA, USA.
  • Ampatzidis G. Y., Wortman R., Haley R., Tan L., and Whiting M., 2014. Automatic and Cloud-Based Yield Mapping System for Hand-Harvested Fruit Crops. Accepted for oral presentation at the 29th International Horticultural Congress 2014ICH Symposium: Mechanisation, Precision Horticulture & Robotics). 17-22 August, Queensland, Australia.
  • Ampatzidis G. Y. and Whiting M., 2014. A novel Portable System for Improving Accuracy of Reimbursement for Fruit Picking. 12th International Conference on Precision Agriculture (ICPA2014). July 20-23, Sacramento CA, USA.
  • Ampatzidis G. Y., Haley R., Wortman R., Tan L., and Whiting M., 2013. Harvest Management Information System for Specialty Crops. In: Proceedings of the ASABE 2013, Annual International Meeting (paper number: 1596473), July 21 – July 24, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
  • Tan L., Haley R., Wortman R., Ampatzidis G. Y. and Whiting M., 2013. An Integrated Cloud-Based Platform for Labor Monitoring and Data Analysis in Precision Agriculture. In: Proceedings of the IEEE 14th International Conference on Information Reuse & Integration (IRI2013). San Francisco CA, USA, August 14-16, 2013.
  • Ampatzidis G. Y. and Whiting M., 2013. A Novel Portable System for Reimbursing Fruit Pickers Individually and Accurately. Demonstration (and poster) at the 2nd CPAAS (Center for Precision and Automated Agricultural Systems) Expo, Prosser WA, USA, October 2.
  • Tan L., Haley R., Wortman R., Ampatzidis G. Y. and Whiting M., 2013. CropAuditor. 2nd CPAAS (Center for Precision and Automated Agricultural Systems) Expo, Prosser WA, USA, October 2 (poster).
  • Ampatzidis G. Y. and Whiting M., 2013. A Novel Portable System for Reimbursing Fruit Pickers Individually and Accurately. 7th Cherry International Symposium, 23-27 June, Plasencia, Spain (poster).
  • Ampatzidis G. Y., J. Zhang, and Whiting M., 2013. Mechanical Pruning is Effective in Sweet Cherry Trained to the UFO Architecture. 7th Cherry International Symposium, 23-27 June, Plasencia, Spain (oral).
  • Ampatidis G. Y., Wortman R., Haley R., Tan L., and Whiting M., 2013. Novel System for Payroll and Harvest Logistics in Specialty Crops. Academic Showcase, March 29, Pullman WA, USA (poster).
  • Ampatzidis G. Y., Adhikari B., Scharf P., Whiting M. and Zhang Q., 2012. Preliminary Testing of a System for Evaluating Picker Efficiency in Tree Fruit. In: Proceedings of the ASABE 2012, Annual International Meeting, July 29 – August 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas USA.
  • Ampatidis G. Y., Wortman R., Haley R., Tan L., and Whiting M., 2012. Harvest Management Information System. HortShow, December 3-5, Yakima WA, USA (poster).
  • Ampatzidis G. Y. and Whiting M., 2012. Mechanical Pruning Shows Promise for Sweet Cherry Trained to the UFO Architecture. ASHS Annual Conference. Abstract in proceedings. July 31 – August 3, 2012, Miami, Florida, USA.
  • Ampatzidis G. Y. and Whiting M., 2012. Tree Architecture Affects Labor Efficiency During Sweet Cherry Harvest. ASHS Annual Conference. Abstract in proceedings. July 31 – August 3, 2012, Miami, Florida, USA.
  • Zhang L., Ampatzidis G. Y. and Whiting M., 2012. Sweet Cherry Floral Organ Size Varies with Genotype and Temperature. ASHS Annual Conference. Abstract in proceedings. July 31 – August 3, 2012, Miami, Florida, USA.
  • Ampatzidis G. Y., Whiting M. and Zhang Q., 2012. Comparing the Efficiency of Future Harvest Technologies for Sweet Cherry. International Symposium on Mechanical Harvesting & Handling Systems of Fruit and Nuts. Paper in proceedings. April 2-4, Lake Alfred, Florida, USA.
  • Whiting M., Zhang Q., Dhingra A., Allard R., Almenar E., Vince Bryan III, Grant J., Harte J., Long L., Oraguzie N., Ampatzidis G. Y., Ross C., Seavert C., 2012. A Total Systems Approach to Developing a Sustainable Stem-free Sweet Cherry Production, Processing, and Marketing System. International Symposium on Mechanical Harvesting & Handling Systems of Fruit and Nuts. Abstract in proceedings. April 2-4, Lake Alfred, Florida, USA.
  • Ampatzidis G. Y., Whiting M. and Zhang Q., 2012. A Novel System for Monitoring Labor Efficiency During Manual Harvest of Specialty Crops. Academic Showcase, Pullman WA (poster).
  • Ampatzidis G. Y., Du X., Whiting M. and Zhang Q., 2011. UML Modeling for Mechanical Harvester Work Flow. ASHS Annual Conference. "ASHS-Science for Specialty Crops". Abstract in proceedings. September 25-28, Waikoloa, Hawaii.
  • Ampatzidis G. Y., Vougioukas S. and Whiting M., 2011. Modeling Activities During Manual Fruit Harvesting: A Comparison of Processes in the U.S. and Greece. ASHS Anual Conference. "ASHS-Science for Specialty Crops". Abstract in proceedings. September 25-28, Waikoloa, Hawaii.
  • Ampatzidis G. Y., Pierce F. and Whiting M., 2011. Portable Weighing System for Determining Harvest Efficiency. ASHS Annual Conference. "ASHS-Science for Specialty Crops". Abstract in proceedings. September 25-28, Waikoloa, Hawaii.
  • Ampatzidis G. Y., Vougioukas S. and Whiting M., 2011. Simulation of Bin Loading Process During Manual Harvest of Specialty Crops Using the Machine Repair Model. In: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies in Agriculture, Food and Environment (HAICTA 2011), Skiathos Island, Greece, September 8-11.
  • Ampatzidis G. Y. and Vougioukas G. S., 2010. An automated wearable system for real-time human position monitoring during manual fruit harvesting. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Agricultural Engineering (AgEng 2010), Clermont-Ferrand, France, September 6-8.
  • Ampatzidis Y., Tzelepis G. and Vougioukas S., 2008. A low-cost identification system for yield mapping during manual vine harvesting. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Agricultural Engineering & Industry Exhibition (AgEng 2008), Hersonissos (Crete), Greece, 23-25 June.
  • Ampatzidis Y., Vougioukas S., Bochtis D. and Tsatsarelis C., 2007. A yield mapping system for hand-harvested fruits based on RFID and GPS location technologies. In: Proceedings of the 6th ECPA Conference (European Conference on Precision Agriculture), Skiathos, Greece, 3-6 June 2007, pp. 273-279.
  • Bochtis D., Vougioukas S., Ampatzidis Y., and Tsatsarelis C., 2007. On-line Coordination of Combines and Transport Carts during Harvesting Operations. In: Proceedings of the 6th ECPA Conference (European Conference on Precision Agriculture), Skiathos, Greece, 3-6 June 2007, pp. 715-721.
  • Ampatzidis Y., Vougioukas S., Blackmore S. and Bochtis D., 2006. An Object- Oriented Asynchronous Kalman Filter with Outlier Rejection for Autonomous Tractor Navigation. In: Proceedings of the XVI CIGR World Congress (International Commission of Agricultural Engineering) Bonn, Germany (September 3-7).
  • Ampatzidis Y., Vougioukas S. and Bochtis B., 2006. A Decomposition Framework for the Autonomous Navigation of Agricultural Vehicles. In: Proceedings of the International Conference HAICTA (Information Systems in Sustainable Agriculture, Agroenvironment and Food Technology), Volos, Greece (September 20-23), pp. 55-65.
  • Bochtis D., Vougioukas S., Ampatzidis Y. and Tsatsarelis C., 2006. System Architectures for Dynamic Planning and Coordination of Machines Performing Agricultural Operations. In: Proceedings of the International Conference HAICTA (Information Systems in Sustainable Agriculture, Agroenvironment and Food Technology), Volos, Greece (September 20-23), pp. 515-522.
  • Gialamas Th. A., Bochtis D., Ampatzidis Y., Kateris D., Gemtos Th. A., Tsatsarelis C. A., 2006. Tractor Stability Estimation Using Adjusting Testing- Bench. In: Proceedings of the International Conference HAICTA (Information Systems in Sustainable Agriculture, Agroenvironment and Food Technology), Volos, Greece (September 20-23), pp. 179-186.
  • Vougioukas S., Sigrimis N., Arvanitis C. and Ampatzidis Y., 2006. Nonlinear Model Predictive Path Tracking for Precision Guidance. In: Proceedings of the XVI CIGR World Congress (International Commission of Agricultural Engineering) Bonn, Germany (September 3-7).

Greek Conferences
  • Ampatzidis Y.G., Du X., Chen D., Scharf P., Whiting M. and Zhang Q., 2011. Ανάπτυξη Μηχανηκών Συστημάτων Συγκομιδής Κερασιών. Μέρος 1: Σύγκριση Δύο Τεχνολογιών (“Development of Mechanical Harvest Systems for Sweet Cherries. Part 1: Comparison of Two Potential Harvest Technologies”). Proceedings of the 7th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Agricultural Engineering (in Greek), Athens 24-27 November 2011.
  • Du X., Ampatzidis Y.G., Chen D., Scharf P., Whiting M. and Zhang Q., 2011. Ανάπτυξη Μηχανηκών Συστημάτων Συγκομιδής Κερασιών. Μέρος 2: Αξιολόγηση Τεχνολογίας Δόνησης των Δένδρων (“Development of Mechanical Harvest Systems for Sweet Cherries. Part 2: Preliminary Evaluation of Actuation Technology”). Proceedings of the 7th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Agricultural Engineering (in Greek), Athens 24-27 November 2011.
  • Ampatzidis Y.G. and Vougioukas S.G., 2011. Φορητό Σύστημα Συσχέτισης Εργάτη-Δένδρων κατά τις Καλλιεργητικές Φροντίδες και τη Χειροσυλλογή σε Οπωρώνες (“A Wearable System for Associating Workers to producing Tree(s) During Orchard Canopy Management and Fruit Harvest Operations”). Proceedings of the 7th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Agricultural Engineering (in Greek), Athens 24-27 November 2011.
  • Ampatzidis Y.G. and Vougioukas S.G., 2009. Ανάλυση Συστήματος Αναμονής κατά την Μέτρηση και Ταυτοποίηση της Παραγωγής Επιτραπέζιων Σταφυλιών στον Αγρό (“Queuing Systems Analysis During Yield Measurement and Identification of Table Grapes in the Field”). Proceedings of the 6th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Agricultural Engineering (in Greek).
  • Ampatzidis Y.G. and Vougioukas S.G., 2009. . Ανάπτυξη Λογισμικού για την Προσομοίωση της Παραδοσιακής Συγκομιδής Νωπών Καρπών Οπωροφόρων Δέντρων “(Software development for the manual fruit harvesting simulation”). Proceedings of the 6th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Agricultural Engineering (in Greek).
  • Ampatzidis Y.G., Spanomitros A. and Xatzimpentelis D.X., 2009. Μηχανικός Εξοπλισμός των Ελληνικών Γεωργικών Εκμεταλλεύσεων (“Farm Machinery of Greek Agricultural Enterprises”). Proceedings of the 6th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Agricultural Engineering (in Greek).
  • Ampatzidis Y.G., Vougioukas S.G. and Bochtis D.D., 2007. Ιχνηλασιμότητα Εντός Αγρού Κατά την Παραδοσιακή Συγκομιδή Οπωροφόρων Δέντρων με Χρήση RFID ("In Field Traceability During the Traditional Fruit Harvesting Using RFID Location Technologies"). Proceedings of the 5th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Agricultural Engineering (in Greek).
  • Ampatzidis Y.G., Tzelepis G.S. and Vougiokas S.G., 2007. Σύστημα Μέτρησης και Ταυτοποίησης της Παραγωγής Επιτραπέζιων Σταφυλιών κατά την Παραδοσιακή Συγκομιδή ("Yield Measurement and Identification System During the Traditional Fresh Vine Harvesting"). Proceedings of the 5th Pan- Hellenic Conference on Agricultural Engineering (in Greek).
  • Bochtis D.D., Vougioukas S.G., Ampatzidis Y.G. and Tsatsareli C.A., 2007. Αξιολόγηση Συστημάτων Διαχείρισης Γεωργικών Μηχανημάτων με Ανάπτυξη Λογισμικού Στήριξης Αποφάσεων (“A desition support system development for the evaluation of machinery management systems”). Proceedings of the 5th Pan- Hellenic Conference on Agricultural Engineering (in Greek).
  • Ntirogiannis A.G., Ampatzidis Y.G., Bochtis D.D., Spanomitros I.A. and Tsatsarelis C.A., 2007. Στοιχεία Διαχείρισης Μηχανημάτων Κύριας Κατεργασίας του Εδάφους ("Evaluation of Machinery Efficiency for Tillage Systems"). Proceedings of the 5th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Agricultural Engineering (in Greek).
  • Kotsakioti C.C., Bochtis D.D., Spanomitros Y.A., Ampatzidis Y.G. and Tsatsarelis C.A., 2007. Βαθμός Απόδοσης Μηχανημάτων Κοπής-Περιποίησης Χόρτου στον Αγρό (“Field efficiency for grass cutting-rating and baling operations”). Proceedings of the 5th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Agricultural Engineering (in Greek).
  • Ampatzidis Y., Vougioukas S. and Blackmore S., 2005. Ακριβής και Αδιάλειπτος Υπολογισμός Θέσης Αυτόνομων Γεωργικών Οχημάτων με Χρήση Φίλτρου Kalman ("Precise and Unfailing Positioning of Autonomous Agricultural Vehicles Using Kalman Filtering"). Proceedings of the 4th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Agricultural Engineering (in Greek).

Invided Talks
  • Smart Machines, UAV and Precision Farming Technologies. 2018 Citrus Innovation and Technology Show. Arcadia, Florida, April-5, 2018.
  • Agricultural engineering technologies to improve citrus production. Citrus Show, Fort Pierce, Florida, Jan-24, 2018.
  • Precision Farming Technologies in Citrus. UF Citrus Field day, Immokalee, FL, USA, Nov-2, 2017.
  • Robotics and Precision Farming. 21 April, 2017. CSUB Research Excellence Day.
  • Intelligent Machines/UAS, Automations and Precision Farming. 23 January, 2017. University of Florida, Agricultural and Biological Engineering.
  • Agricultural Automations and Intelligent Systems. 16 January, 2017. Pennsylvania State University, Agricultural and Biological Engineering.
  • Smart Machines, Automation and Precision Farming. 16 May, 2016. University of Missouri, Agricultural and Biol. Engineering.
  • Robotics, Automation and Precision Farming. 18 February, 2016. Mississippi State University, Agricultural Systems Management.
  • Machine Systems, Automation and Precision Farming. 9 March, 2015. Auburn University, Biosystems Engineering Department, Auburn,
  • New Technologies in Agriculture, 18 February, 2015. Clemson University, School of Agriculture, Forest and Environment Sciences, South Carolina, USA.
  • Variable-Rate Technologies, 8 May 2013. Arkansas State University, College of Agriculture and Technology, Jonesboro AR, USA
  • Innovations in Agricultural Mechanization, 12 March 2013. California State University, Department of Physics and Engineering, Bakersfield CA, USA.
  • Harvest Management Information System for Specialty crops, 1 February 2013. Washington State University, BSE Department, Graduate Seminar, Prosser, WA, USA.
  • Automation in Agriculture: in-Field Solutions for Specialty Crops, 11 March 2011. Washington State University, BSE Department, Graduate Seminar, Prosser, WA, USA.

Field Days
  • Citrus Show, Fort Pierce, Florida, Jan-24, 2018
  • UF Citrus Field day, Immokalee, FL, USA, Nov-2, 2017
  • WSU Cherry Picking Festival, Prosser, WA, USA, Sunday, June 30, 2013.
  • WSU-IAREC Cherry Field Day, Prosser, WA, USA, Thursday, June 6, 2013.
  • OSU Pre-Harvest Tour, The Dalles, OR, USA, Friday, June 7, 2013.
  • Harvest Technology Field Day, Stockton, CA, USA, Wednesday, May 29, 2013.
  • WSU showcases orchard technology (Technology EXPO), Wenatchee, WA, USA, October 2, 2012.
  • WSU-IAREC Cherry Field Day, Prosser, WA, USA, Monday, June 4, 2012.
  • OSU Pre-Harvest Tour, The Dalles, OR, USA, Tuesday, June 5, 2012.
  • WSU-IAREC Cherry Field Day, Prosser, WA, USA, Wednesday, June 8, 2011.

Assistant Professor, Precision Agriculture Engineering