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Central Illinois Section Lunch and Learn: Autonomous Robots for Sustainable Agriculture

3/8/2023 1:00:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time) - 3/8/2023 2:00:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time) Virtual Event


Join the Central Illinois Section for another Lunch and Learn on the Role of Autonomous Robots for Sustainable Agriculture. Dr. Uppalapati will update us on his research in this area.

Speaker Bio: Naveen Kumar Uppalapati is a research scientist in the Center for Digital Agriculture at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He obtained his PhD and MS in Systems Engineering from UIUC and BTech in Instrumentation and Control Engineering from NIT-Trichy, India. His research interests span the areas of robotics, controls, perception, and applied AI. In particular, he works on building robots that can be deployed in agriculture and healthcare. He is currently managing the research activities on the I-FARM testbed, the only farm of the future testbed in the nation.