Irrigation Management of Row Crops, Building a Research and Extension Platform Using Variety of Sensors and Internet of Things (IoT) Telemetry, and Analysis of Yield Data from Commercial Farms.

Contact - Xin Qiao
Students Needed:

Graduate Research Assistant (PhD) Announcement

 Position description:

 The Irrigation & Digital Ag Lab at Panhandle Research and Extension Center (PHREC), Department of Biological System Engineering (BSE), University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) is seeking a highly motivated PhD student to join the group in Summer/Fall 2021. The successful candidate will work on research related to irrigation management of row crops (corn, dry edible beans, or sugar beet), building a research and extension platform using variety of sensors and Internet of Things (IoT) telemetry, and analysis of yield data from commercial farms.


 Students with a background in Agricultural and Biological Systems Engineering, Agronomy, Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science are encouraged to apply. A M.S. degree, good written and verbal communication skills are required. Students with experiences in conducting field research, working with sensors, and/or publication record are preferred.

 How to apply:

 Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Xin Qiao at with curriculum vitae and copies of transcripts attached. For more information about applying to graduate program at BSE UNL, please go to: graduate-programs-faq/.