Field robotics for agriculture and forestry

The Kantor Lab’s goal is to develop techniques for perceiving and manipulating plants using robots. The potential applications are broad, and include fruit detection and picking, yield prediction, health assessment, pruning, and crop management, among others. The lab currently has projects spanning outdoor interactions with field crops, indoor work with specialty crops, and drone flights for outdoor mapping. See the Research page for more details on the many projects and techniques being explored..

Project Spotlight

Plant Stress Index

NASA Plant Stress Detection Utilizing in-situ growth lighting to enhance multi-spectral imaging and undertook water stress as a proof of concept abiotic stress condition.

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Come visit our lab!

Can’t make it in-person? You can meet some of our members and see their work.  Join us for Lab Meeting every Monday at 4:30, Newell Simon Hall Room 1109.  Located on the first floor of NSH next to the High Bay.