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Washington State University

Manoj Karkee, Ph.D.

Professor


Research Interests

Dr. Karkee’s work is in the BSysE Agricultural Automation Engineering research emphasis area. He is primarily interested in Automated and autonomous agricultural machinery systems, field robotics, and machine intelligence for production agriculture; and in Agricultural systems modeling, simulation, and control.

See more at my Research Site.

My Research In the News

  • Drones and bird pests

    June 1, 2022  |  WSU Insider

    Automated drones could scare birds off agricultural fields

    A Washington State University research team has developed a system for scaring birds, which they detail in a study published in the journal Computer and Electronics in Agriculture. The system is designed to have automated drones available 24 hours a day to scare pest birds, like European starlings or crows, that cost growers millions of dollars a year in lost fruit.

    “Growers don’t really have a good tool they can rely on for deterring pest … » More …

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Manoj Karkee

Email Dr. Karkee
509-786-9208
Fax: 509-786-9321

Ag Tech 105
Biological Systems Engineering
WSU Prosser – IAREC
24106 N. Bunn Road
Prosser, WA 99350-8694


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