News: Khot

Lav Khot Named New Innovator in Food and Agriculture

January 15, 2019  |  CAHNRS News PROSSER – WSU’s Lav Khot will look to reduce reliance on broad spectrum pesticides that result in residues on food with an award from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR). Khot and his collaborators received one of FFAR’s New Investigator awards for 2018, which includes a 3-year, […]

WSU, Australian scientists partner to form Joint Center for Ag Robotics

October 1, 2018  |  Pullman, WA By Scott Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resources Sciences   To speed robotic advancements that help farmers grow food with fewer resources, scientists at Washington State University and Australia’s University of Technology Sydney have partnered to form the new Joint Center for Agricultural Robotics. The first collaboration […]

BSE Faculty Receive USDA-NIFA Funding to Study Water Use

September 24, 2018  |  Pullman, WA   Biological Systems Engineering Faculty Claudio Stockle, Troy Peters, and Lav Khot received USDA-NIFA Funding as part of the State of the Washington Water Research Center (WRC) project titled “Technology for trade: new tools and new rules for water use efficiency in agriculture and beyond.”     Read more about the […]

BSE Faculty Receive 2018 WSDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Awards

September 21, 2018  |  Pullman, WA   Biological Systems Engineering Faculty Lav Khot and Manoj Karkee received Washington State Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block Grant Awards.   Lav Khot’s project titled “Alternative pest management technologies for tree fruit and wine grapes” was awarded $249,088. Abstract: This WSU team, with agricultural engineering, viticulture, plant pathology and entomology expertise, will […]

BSE Faculty and Students Attend ASABE 2018 – Student Wins First Place Award

August 1, 2018  |  Detroit, MI Faculty and Graduate Students from Biological Systems Engineering attended the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) 2018 Annual Meeting. The event took place  July 29, 2018 – August 01, 2018 in Detroit Michigan. BSE Faculty included Lav Khot, Troy Peters, Juming Tang, Manoj Karkee, Sindhuja Sankaran, and Qin Zhang. WSU […]

Collaboration with Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University in China

Biological Systems Engineering faculty members, Dr. Troy Peters, Dr. Bin Yang, and Dr. Lav Khot, recently traveled to China to collaborate with faculty, students, and scientists at the Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University in Yangling, China.  This is part of an international cooperation partnership that the Department of Biological Systems Engineering Department has with this […]

WSU secures more than $1.5 million for specialty crop research

Oct 2017  | CAHNRS NEWS Seven research teams at Washington State University will enhance the competitiveness of Northwest crops by fighting devastating diseases and advancing sustainable agriculture, thanks to more than $1.5 million in Specialty Crop Block Grant funds from the Washington State and the U.S. Departments of Agriculture. To support Washington’s $3 billion apple […]

Dr. Lav Khot

Congratulations to Dr. Lav Khot. He was recently Elected as Chair of the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) Precision Horticulture Engineering Working Group for a four-year term starting 2017.