Irrigation Management of Row Crops, Building a Research and Extension Platform Using Variety of Sensors and Internet of Things (IoT) Telemetry, and Analysis of Yield Data from Commercial Farms.

Irrigation Management of Row Crops, Building a Research and Extension Platform Using Variety of Sensors and Internet of Things (IoT) Telemetry, and Analysis of Yield Data from Commercial Farms.
Contact - Xin Qiao
Department - Biological Systems Engineering
Students Needed:
• Graduate

Graduate Research Assistant (PhD) Announcement

 Position description:

 The Irrigation & Digital Ag Lab at Panhandle Research and Extension Center (PHREC), Department of Biological System Engineering (BSE), University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) is seeking a highly motivated PhD student to join the group in Summer/Fall 2021. The successful candidate will work on research related to irrigation management of row crops (corn, dry edible beans, or sugar beet), building a research and extension platform using variety of sensors and Internet of Things (IoT) telemetry, and analysis of yield data from commercial farms.

 Qualifications:

 Students with a background in Agricultural and Biological Systems Engineering, Agronomy, Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science are encouraged to apply. A M.S. degree, good written and verbal communication skills are required. Students with experiences in conducting field research, working with sensors, and/or publication record are preferred.

 How to apply:

 Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Xin Qiao at xin.qiao@unl.edu with curriculum vitae and copies of transcripts attached. For more information about applying to graduate program at BSE UNL, please go to: https://engineering.unl.edu/bse/graduate-programs-faq/.