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Dr. Sindhuja Sankaran Phenomics Lab

Welcome!

Dr. Sankaran works in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering with a research emphasis in Agricultural Automation Engineering. Her research focus is on sensor technologies for crop phenotype monitoring to support plant breeding, crop plant research, and precision agriculture applications. Her work involves development and integration of opto-electronic, biological, and chemical sensor technologies for non-invasive, rapid, continuous monitoring of plant responses to environment, abiotic and biotic stressors, and other applications.

Research Interests

  • Automated system development for agricultural applications.
  • Proximal and remote sensing (UAV) technologies for high-throughput crop phenotyping.
  • Molecular phenotyping using olfactory protein-based biosensors and other techniques.

My Research in the News

  • BSE Faculty and Students Attend ASABE 2018 – Student Wins First Place Award

    BSE at ASABE 2018 August 1, 2018  |  Detroit, MI

    Faculty and Graduate Students from Biological Systems Engineering attended the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) 2018 Annual Meeting. The event took place  July 29, 2018 – August 01, 2018 in Detroit Michigan.

    BSE Faculty included Lav Khot, Troy Peters, Juming TangManoj Karkee, Sindhuja Sankaran, and Qin Zhang.

    WSU alumnus Dr. Norman Scott was also in attendance.

     

    More information about the meeting can be found on the ASABE Annual Meeting … » More …

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Dr. Sindhuja Sankaran
Sindhuja.Sankaran@wsu.edu
(509) 335 – 8828
FAX: (509) 335 – 2722

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LJ Smith Hall, Room 202
Biological Systems Engineering
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6120