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Data-Driven Seminar Series

The Institute for Digital Forestry, Institute for Plant Sciences, and Digital Agriculture present the College of Agriculture Data-Driven Seminar Series.

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Since Fall 2020, Purdue Agriculture has hosted the Data-Driven Agriculture seminar series featuring experts in data science and digital agriculture from across Purdue's College of Agriculture and beyond.  

To view all past seminars, check out the Data Driven Agriculture playlist on Purdue Agriculture’s YouTube channel

Spring 2024 Seminars

The seminar series features experts in data science, digital agriculture, and digital forestry and will be offered in-person (WSLR 116) at 12:30 p.m. ET on select Thursdays throughout the semester.

  • February 1, 2024 | Dr. Diane Ran Wang, Assistant Professor, Agronomy, and Dr. Ankita Raturi, Assistant Professor, ABE, Purdue University | Dr. Jacob Hosen, Assistant Professor of Forestry & Natural Resources, Purdue University  Hosted by Digital Ag | New offerings for learning Digital Ag/AI


  • February 15, 2024 Dr. Yufeng Ge, Professor, Advanced Sensing Systems Engineer, Eberhard Professor of Agriculture, Director of Plant Phenomics, Water for Food Global Institute Faculty Fellow, University of Nebraska-Lincoln | Hosted by Plant Sciences | Spectral and thermal infrared sensing for plant physiological and biochemical phenotyping with two case studies

  • February 22, 2024 | Dr. Jim Garrison, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University | Hosted by the Institute for Digital Forestry | Remote Sensing using Signals of Opportunity

  • March 7, 2024 | Dr. Shreyas Sundaram, Marie Gordon Professor, Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Co-Director, Institute for Control, Optimization and Networks, Purdue University | Hosted by the Institute for Digital Forestry | Algorithms for Distributed State Estimation ad Classification in Large-Scale Sensor Networks

  • March 21, 2024 | Dr. Luiz Brito, Associate Professor of Animal Sciences, Purdue University  | Hosted by Digital Ag | The role of genomics in Digital Agriculture: From data integration to practical applications
  • April 4, 2024 | Alex Helms, Purdue Agricultural Centers, Rachel Stevens, Farm Manager ACRE, Jarrod Doucette, Director of Ag Data Services | Hosted by Digital Ag | The challenges of managing data at Purdue Ag Centers

  • April 18, 2024 | Plant Science Team | Hosted by the Plant Sciences | Controlled and Field Environment Phenotyping: How Root and Shoot Phenotyping Give Insight to Field Performance


To view past presentations, check out the Data Driven Agriculture playlist on Purdue Agriculture’s YouTube channel.

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