UF Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Bin Gao Named Fulbright Scholar

Bin Gao, a professor in the UF Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, has been named as a Fulbright Scholar and will carry out his Fulbright duties focusing on agricultural and biological engineering in Brazil. Gao's research focuses on water quality and environmental sustainability, encompassing a broad range of topics including environmental and water resources engineering, environmental nanotechnology, biochar technology, contaminant hydrology, and hydrologic modeling.

Tech Tuesday – Charlie Li

In this week's Tech Tuesday for WCJB TV20, UF Innovate's Melanie Morón interviews Charlie Li, professor in the UF|IFAS Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering about improving agricultural efficiency and increasing output for farmers. Through advanced AI and robotics technology, Li and his team are solving some of the most challenging problems facing our food systems.

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 people from getting hurt while using drones.

Florida High Tech Corridor Incubators Experience Startup Surge

Florida native and CEO of Agriculture Intelligence Matt Donovan has discovered a “renewed environment with a fertile ground for talent.” A resident company in UF Innovate | The Hub, Agriculture Intelligence is a precision agriculture science company combining machine vision, machine learning and artificial intelligence to provide cloud-based, precision data for specialty crops.

Artificial Intelligence Leads the Way in a Sea Change for Agriculture

UF agricultural engineer Yiannis Ampatzidis says artificial intelligence ­— the convergence of new tools for data collection with cloud computing to analyze the explosion of information ­— is changing the face of agriculture in a way that is nothing short of revolutionary.