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Research Opportunity

Robotics and Automation for agriculture and forestry


Work description

- Study and design hardware for application in robots for agriculture/forestry context. - Build a repository of images, videos of various cultures for i) detection and phenological classification and ii) three-dimensional reconstruction at different spatial scales; Test the Deep Learning (DL) technology to detect and classify horticultural crops through the repository images. - Test and validate robotics solutions for agriculture in a real context.

Academic Qualifications

MSc in Agronomy

Minimum profile required

Proven experience in using deep learning algorithms for precision agriculture context applications.The jury may not award the scholarship if the quality of the candidates is inferior to that intended.

Preference factors

Experience in writing scientific articles Knowledge in image processing Availability for advanced training at the PhD level

Application Period

Since 27 Dec 2021 to 11 Jan 2022


Cluster / Centre

Industrial and Systems Engineering / Robotics in Industry and Intelligent Systems

Scientific Advisor

Mário Cunha