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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 scientists offer safety tips for potential dangers of drone use

Some people seem to view drones as toys, but they can be dangerous. In fact, about 1,000 people per year are injured from using drones incorrectly. To address the potential peril, two University of Florida scientists are offering ways to keep...
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UF scientists use AI to try to more accurately predict citrus yield

IMMOKALEE, Fla. – University of Florida researchers are using artificial intelligence to help citrus growers better forecast their seasonal production. So far, they’ve found in a preliminary study that their technology predicts yields with...
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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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