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WSU’s Biological Systems Engineers celebrate a century of impact

From the Dean’s Desk – Dr. Powers Attends BSE Faculty History Celebration

Celebrating a century of impact by WSU’s Biological Systems Engineers

From the Dean’s Desk – Dr. Powers looking forward to BSE Faculty History Celebration

WSU to lead national AI research institute for agriculture

July 29, 2021 | WSU Insider WSU to lead national AI research institute for agriculture With a new $20 million federal grant, Washington State University will lead a multi-institutional research institute to develop artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to tackle some of agriculture’s biggest challenges related to labor, water, weather and climate change. The new institute […]

Qin Zhang elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences

July 15, 2020  |   Washington State Academy of Sciences Qin Zhang, Professor, Director of Center for Precision & Automated Agricultural Systems, Department of Biological Systems Engineering, Washington State University, has been elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences for contributions leading to the adoption of automation technologies to agricultural production, a recognizable contribution to […]

Precision pruning can help machines safely, efficiently harvest apples

July 9, 2019  |  WSU Insider With more apples to pick than any other state—more than 2.5 million tons every year—Washington apple producers have a growing desire to put labor-saving machines to work at harvest. Sharing new discoveries on how precise pruning could support a labor-saving mechanical harvesting technique, scientists at Washington State University have […]

Artificial intelligence and precision farming: does efficiency mean sustainability?

May 28, 2019  | How does artificial intelligence-powered precision farming affect food sustainability? This is a question that Filling asked their panel of experts, including Sindhuja Sankaran, an Agricultural Automation Engineering specialist from Washington State University’s Biological Systems Engineering Department. Sankaran says, “For us, artificial intelligence serves as a key tool that assists […]

2019 ASABE Superior Paper Award – Congratulations!

May 9, 2019  |  Pullman, WA The team of Qin Zhang, Xin Zhang, Long He, Yaqoob Majeed, Matthew D. Whiting and Manoj Karkee have been selected to receive a 2019 ASABE Superior Paper Award. This group will be honored at the General Session Recognition Program during the ASABE Annual International Meeting on July 8th, 2019 […]

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 […]