Dr. Ioannis Ampatzidis
Extension: Precision Agriculture Engineering
Extension program in precision agriculture includes development of an educational program to promote adoption and evaluation of state-of-the-art precision agriculture equipment and techniques with a goal of improving the profitability and environmental sustainability of Florida’s fruit and vegetable industry.
Integrates knowledge from multiple academic domains, particularly in aerial systems and advanced sensor technologies for citrus and vegetable production.
In the combined extension and research program, he collaborates with other faculty and research partners, creating synergy both inside and outside of the University of Florida to provide leadership in precision agriculture, automation and robotics.