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Washington State University

Qin Zhang, Ph.D

Professor, Director CPASS

Research Interest

Dr. Zhang, senior automation engineer and director of the Center for Precision & Automated Agricultural Systems (CPAAS) located at Prosser, WA, works in the BSysE Agricultural Automation Engineering Research emphasis area. He is primarily interested in Agricultural Machinery Automation (Automated and autonomous agricultural machinery technologies, intelligent agricultural machinery controls), and in Agriculture Automation (On-machinery crop health sensing technologies, machinery-area network technologies, agricultural infotronics technologies).



My Research In the News

  • WSU to lead national AI research institute for agriculture

    July 29, 2021 | WSU Insider
    Photo of workers with droneWSU 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 … » More …

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Qin Zhang

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WSU Prosser
Center for Automated Agriculture
Prosser, WA 99350-9370

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