Sindhuja Sankaran honored by CAHNRS with Excellence in Early Career Award

June 21, 2022  | CAHNRS News

Photo of Sindhuja SankaranExcellence in Early Career: Sindhuja Sankaran

Sindhuja Sankaran is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering at Washington State University. Her research program focus is on sensor technologies for crop phenotyping and supports plant breeding, crop plant research, and precision agriculture applications. She has secured more than $2.3 million ($8.8 million in collaborative research) to support her program, mostly from competitive federal grants.

Her research and teaching program supports researchers from other CAHNRS departments and USDA-ARS labs. She has published more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles including proceeding papers and book chapters and is a member of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, the National Association of Plant Breeders, the North American Plant Phenotyping Network, the International Society of Precision Agriculture, the International Society of Horticultural Science, and the American Society of Agronomy.

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