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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

  • Lav Khot to lead WSU’s AgWeatherNet

    May 5, 2021 | The Grood Fruit

    Washington State University announced that professor Lav Khot will serve as interim director for AgWeatherNet.

     AgWeatherNet is the system of weather stations and climate data tools that support growers across the state.

    Khot, an associate professor at WSU’s Center for Precision and Automated Agricultural Systems (CPAAS), said the new role will build on his experience with in-field climate sensing technology, and he hopes to continue AgWeatherNet’s momentum in adopting new technology.

    “The sensing technology is getting better and can … » More …

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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

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