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Southwest Florida Research & Education Center

Southwest Florida Research & Education Center

Precision Agriculture Engineering

Precision Agriculture Engineering

Faculty

Ioannis Ampatzidis

Yiannis Ampatzidis

Associate Professor, Ph.D

Precision Agriculture Engineering

i.ampatzidis@ufl.edu

Dr. Yiannis Ampatzidis began as an Assistant Professor in 2017 and leads a research and extension precision agriculture engineering program in the Southwest Florida Research and Education Center (SWFREC) in Immokalee. Dr. Ampatzidis works in the area of mechanization and automation of specialty crop production. He focuses on the design, development and testing of sensors and control systems for optimal management of inputs, resources and products.


Students and Staff
Projects

The latest from the lab of Dr. Yiannis Ampatzidis

UF/IFAS boosts AI research to help solve perplexing issues

[inlinetweet prefix="" tweeter="" suffix=""]As UF/IFAS joins a university-wide push to increase artificial intelligence research, its faculty will help solve major problems.[/inlinetweet] Among them: ensuring crops taste good and resist diseases...
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New AI technology ‘Agroview’ named UF Invention of the Year

Yiannis Ampatzidis and his research team combined their collective minds to find the artificial intelligence technology to best help farmers save money and better care for their crops. Out of that process, they invented a system known as...
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AI helps detect powdery mildew early so growers can manage disease in squash

IMMOKALEE, Fla. --- Plant detectives and engineers from the University of Florida are using artificial intelligence to find a disease early so growers who produce summer squash can keep it under control. Early detection gives farmers a fighting...
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