Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology

Name Position Email Last Name First Name Weighting Title
Mr Adrian Salazar Gomez Research Assistant
Dr Amir Ghalamzan Esfahani Associate Professor in Robotics
Robotic grasping and manipulation
Dr Andrey Postnikov Post Doctoral Research Associate
Dr Carolina Camacho Villa Senior Lecturer in Social and Managerial Technology
S&T studies, Technological change, different approaches to agricultural innovations, social inclusion, agrobiodiversity, traditional farming systems
Mr Chao Qi Visiting Researcher
Mr Chris Tolley Associate Lecturer
Dr Dan Dai Post Doctoral Research Associate (Phenotyping Robotics)
Mr David May Deputy Director of LIAT
Prof Dionysis Bochtis Professor in Agri-Robotics
Dr Dom Li Research Associate in Novel Active Vision
Prof Elizabeth Sklar Professor in Agri-Robotics
Interaction in Robot Teams, including Multi-Robot Team Coordination (also called "Fleet Management") and Human-Robot Collaboration
Dr Gautham Das Senior Lecturer in Agri-Robotics
Multi-robot systems, Agri-robotics, Machine learning, Computational modelling & Optimisation techniques
Dr Grzegorz Cielniak Associate Professor in Robotics
Mobile Robotics, Agri-robotics, Machine Vision, AI
Miss Heather Smith Business Development Officer
Ms Helen Harman Post Doctoral Research Associate (Human-Robot Collaboration)
Human-Robot collaboration, multi-agent task allocation, intention recognition and robot task planning.
Dr Iain Gould Senior Lecturer in Soil Science
Soil Science
Mr Ian Birch Agricultural Technician
Mrs Isobel Wright Associate Lecturer
Agricultural Environmental Science, Regenerative Agriculture, Biodiversity, Sustainable Resource Management.
Mr James Heselden Research Assistant in Agricultural In Field Robotic Logistics
Mrs Jill Duarte Administrator
Mr Jonathan Holmes Associate Lecturer
Dr Junfeng Gao Lecturer in Agri-Robotics
machine learning, computer vision, agri-robotics
Dr Karthik Seemakurthy Post Doctoral Research Associate - Robotic Vision
Computer Vision and Image Processing, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Underwater Imaging
Miss Laura Spencer Project Manager for Lincoln- Agri- Robotics Centre
Dr Lilian Korir Post Doctoral Research Associate in Social Science & Economics
Managerial Economics, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness management, Project management, Operations management, Research methods and design, Strategic Management, Quantitative Research Methods, Applied Statistics & Econometrics
Mr Luke Mahoney ICT Support Technician
Dr Marcello Calisti Senior Lecturer in Agri-Robotics
Miss Marie Daniels Commercial Relationships Manager
Business Engagement, Project Management, Editorial, Public Relations, Publications, Strategic and Marketing Communications,
Miss Oluwatoyin Sanni Research Assistant (Breast Cancer Examination-Knowledge)
Dr Oorbessy Gaju Senior Lecturer in Crop Science
Crop physiology, nitrogen use efficiency, water use efficiency, photosynthesis, respiration, high throughput phenotyping
Prof Pal From Professor in Agri-Robotics
Mr Paul Davis Technician
Dr Paula Eves Senior Project Manager
Interdisciplinary Research development
Dr Peter Lightbody Senior Research Software Engineer in Agri-Robotics
Dr Petra Bosilj Senior Lecturer in Agri-Robotics
Image Processing; Machine and Robotic Vision; Mathematical Morphology and Image Hierarchies
Mr Philip Wright Associate Lecturer
Mrs Polly White Administrator
Dr Ramana Sundara Senior Lecturer / Programme Leader
Agriculture and Food Technology. Management of multi-disciplinary collaborative research projects, with a specific focus on adding value to every stakeholder involved in agri-food supply chain.
Dr Ravi Valluru Senior Lecturer in Crop Science
Crop/plant physiology, abiotic-stresses (heat and drought), primary metabolism, plant hormones (ABA, ethylene), applied crop genetics, transcriptomics and high-throughput phenotyping
Miss Sarah Durrant Administrator
Dr Shaun Coutts Senior Lecturer in LIAT (Lincoln Institute for Agri Food Technology)
Population ecology, Invasion ecology, Weed management, Integrated weed management, population modelling, statistical analysis, spatio-temporal modelling,
Mr Simon Goodger Senior Lecturer in Agriculture (LIAT)
Prof Simon Pearson Director of LIAT/Professor of Agri-Food Technology
Agri Food Technology
Mrs Sneska Lee Post Doctoral Research Associate in Soil Science
Miss Sophie Etheridge Project Administrator
Mr Steve Brewer Research Fellow
Mr Taeyeong Choi Post Doctoral Research Associate (Autonomy)
Mrs Tracey Goulding Administrator
Miss Tracey Watson Senior Administrator/PA
Dr Tsvetan Zhivkov Post Doctoral Research Associate (Crop Care)
Research interests include multi-robot system design, multi-robot communication and programming. Additionally, Tsvetan has past experience in data analysis and traditional computer vision.
Mr Usman Zahidi Post Doctoral Research Associate in Robotic Perception