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Washington State University

Lav R. Khot, Ph.D

Associate Professor


Research Interest

Dr. Khot works in the Agricultural Automation Engineering  research emphasis area of the Department of Biological Systems Engineering. His research and extension program focuses on “Sensing and automation technologies for site specific and precision management of production agriculture”. Special emphasis is towards integration of

  • Crop Sensing (ground and aerial systems)
  • Internet-of-Things enabled Cyber Physical Systems
  • Edge and Cloud Compute driven Decision Support Systems
  • Smartphone Apps & Information Delivery Technologies
  • Precision Chemical Application Technologies
  • Agricultural Machinery, Processes & Data-based Modeling

See more at my Research Site.

My Research In the News

  • 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 is one of 11 launched by the National Science Foundation and among two funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture in 2021. It’s called the AgAID Institute, … » More …

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Email Dr. Khot
509-786-9302
509-335-5638

Interim Director of AWN
Ag Tech 109
WSU Prosser – IAREC
24106 N. Bunn Road
Prosser, WA 99350-8694

L.J. Smith Hall 206
Biological Systems Engineering
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6120


Curriculum Vitae
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