DAD Team

Team Leader


Dr. Dharmendra Saraswat

Associate Professor
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Staff Programmer

Benjamin (Ben) Hancock

Application Developer
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Current Graduate Students

Varun Aggarwal


Agricultural and Biological Engineering (Ph.D. Student)

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN 

Aanis Ahmad


Electrical and Computer Engineering (Ph.D. Student)

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN

SURF 2022 Students

Sharon Bhupathy


Senior in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Biological Sciences

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN

Project: Simulation of Co-operative UAV-UGV in Agricultural  Fields

Kenta Hirashima


Junior in Mechanical Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Champaign, IL

Samia Sohail Azim


Senior in Computer Science

Institute of Business Administration

Karachi, Pakistan

2021 - 2022 Visiting Scholars

Current Visiting Scholars

Pooja Tiwari


Atmospheric Science

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN

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Shoobhangi Tyagi


Atmospheric Sciences 

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN

Ankit Saurav


Civil Engineering

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN

Ankit Kumar Saini


Civil Engineering

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN

Current Undergraduate Students

Ava Riaziat


First Year Engineering

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN

Alumni

 

Anthony A Hearst- Ph.D.

Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Thesis Topic: Sensing and Modeling Impacts of Moisture Stress on Soybean Growth and Yield Using Imagery from an Unmanned Aircraft System

Tae Sup (Kevin) Lee- Ph.D.

Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Thesis Topic: Under Development

Aaron Etienne- M.S.

Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Thesis Topic: Automating Weed Detection in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) Acquired Images by Using Machine Learning Methods

Jeff Fiechter- M.S.

Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Thesis Topic: Comparative Evaluation of Machine Learning and Geospatial Modeling for Field-Scale Predictive Soil Mapping

 

Dr. Naresh Pai

Senior Research Scientist
Bayer
St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Dr. Gurdeep Singh

Research Data Engineer
The Climate Corporation
St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Eeshan Kumar

Water Resources Engineer
Wood plc.
Wichita, Kansas, USA

Nikhil Thomas

Software Engineer
Red Hat
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India