WHO WE ARE
Jarrod served as a Lead Research Analyst with the Agriculture Data Services team for several years before taking on director responsibilities in January 2022. His focus is on combining data architecture and stewardship to improve analytic and visualization capabilities in the areas of agriculture and natural resources research. He leads research teams through the process of designing and implementing data management plans, writes scripts to manipulate and move data, creates secure storage solutions, and develops tools for researchers to interact with their data. Some of the things he enjoys most about his roles are strategizing with the team about ways to make it easier to work with data, and working directly with researchers to teach them new tools and techniques.
Adeayo Adewumi is a graduate research assistant with Agriculture Data Services team and PhD student at the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. His research interest is in the application of computer vision in autonomous aerial and ground platforms for weed and disease detection and control.
Nathan is a Lead Research Analyst with the Ag Data Services team. His experience and professional interests are focused on computer and information sciences. He contributes expertise in ontologies, controlled vocabularies, data architecture, search methods, NoSQL technologies, and algorithms.
Benny Goller is a Lead Research Analyst with the Agriculture Data Services team. His background is in research and he enjoys working on experimental design, data quality control, analytic pipelines, simulations, and visualization. He primarily works with faculty and research groups in Digital Forestry and the Institute for Plant Sciences/Alumni Ag Seed Phenotyping facility.