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Manoj Karkee Agricultural Automation and Robotics Lab

Research groups and companies working on Specialty Crop Mechanization/Automation/Robotics – Incomplete List (will be updated)

Research Teams

Carnegie Mellon University – Robotics Institute (Guidance, Crop Load Estimation, Pruning)

China Agricultural University

European Team of Scientists – Sweet Pepper harvesting and Clever Robots for Crops

Hokkaido University, Japan (Harvesting)

Iwate University

National Physical Laboratory (NPL), Teddington, UK – Vegetable Harvesting

Pennsylvania State University (Thinning)

Purdue University – Pruning etc.

Queensland University of Technology – Agricultural Robotics Program

University of Arizona – Vegetable thinning, weeding

University of California, Davis – Mobile Robotics, Weeding in Vegetable Crops

University of Minnesota – Harvesting, Crop-load Estimation

University of New South Wales – Harvesting

University of Pennsylvania – UAS, Harvesting

University of Oakland – Robotics Program

University of Florida  – Citrus Harvesting

University of Sydney, Australian Center for Field Robotics – Guidance, Fruit Harvesting, Weeding

Washington State University – Center for Precision and Automated Agricultural Systems – Ag Robotics Lab, and Other Labs – Apple Harvesting, Pruning, Weeding, Ground Robotics

Zhejiang University

The Intelligent Sensing and Perception (ISP) group of STIIMA, National Research Council of Italy (CNR)

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Valparaíso, Chile ( Fernando Auat Cheein)