Grants

ACTIVE

Principal Investigator (PI)

Title: Tree Fruit Harvesting with Arrays of Vision-Guided Linear Robot Arms
Agency: USDA-NIFA (National Robotics Initiative).
Duration: 4/01/20 – 3/31/24

Title: Mechanical Mass-Harvesting of Tree Fruits using Innovative Multi-level Fruit Capture Systems
Agency: USDA-NIFA (AFRI)
Duration: 7/01/20 – 6/30/23

Title: Almond Yield Monitoring at a Single-tree Resolution
Almond Board of California (ABC)
Duration: 5/27/21 – 7/31/24

Title: Site-specific soil pest management in strawberry and vegetable cropping systems using crop rotation
Agency: USDA-ARS
Duration: 08/01/19 – 07/31/22

Title: Novel sensing of cauliflower size
Agency: Betteravia Farms LLC
Duration: 9/22/2020 – 5/31/2022

Title: Integrated Systems Research and Development in Automation and Sensors for Sustainability of Specialty Crops.
Agency: USDA-NIFA HATCH / Multi-State
Duration: October 2018 – September 2023.

co-PI

Title: Electric tractors: Identifying paths to clean energy in farming operations
Agency: CITRIS
Duration: 1/1/2022 – 12/31/2022

 

COMPLETED

Principal Investigator (PI)

Title: Study on Mechanical Mass Harvesting of Pears
Agency: CA Pear Advisory Board & Pear Pest Management Board
Duration: 07/01/19 – 12/31/21

Title: Study on Mechanical Mass Harvesting of Cling Peaches
Agency: Canning Peach Mechanization Research Fund
Duration: 07/01/19 – 12/31/21

Title: NRI-Small: FRAIL-bots: Fragile Crop Harvest-aiding mobile robots.
Agency: USDA-NIFA (National Robotics Initiative).
Duration: September 2013 – August 2018.

Title: NRI-Small: Robotic Harvest-Aiding Orchard Platforms.
Agency: USDA-NIFA (National Robotics Initiative).Duration: December 2015 – November 2019.

Title: Model-based design of fruit tree mechanized harvesting systems.
Agency: USDA-NIFA (AFRI)
Duration: January 2016 – December 2018.

Title: Automated orientating and capping of strawberries for processing.
Agency: California Strawberry Commission (CSC).
Duration: September 2013 – February 2016.

Title: Big Data in Agriculture: Automated Fruit Detection in Orchards.
Agency: UC Davis Committee on Research.
Duration: July 2015 – September 2016.
PI: Soheil Ghiasi

Title: A Rapid Prototyping Design Tool for Pear Harvest-Aid Platforms Utilizing 3D Fruit Reach Ability And Kinematic Modeling.
Agency: California Pear Advisory Board.
Duration: April 2012 – June 2015.

Title: A Rapid Prototyping Design Tool for Cling-peach Harvest-Aid Platforms Utilizing 3D Fruit Reach Ability And Kinematic Modeling.
Agency: Canning Peach Mechanization Research Fund.
Duration: April 2012 – June 2015.

Title: Integrated Systems Research and Development in Automation and Sensors for Sustainability of Specialty Crops.
Agency: USDA-NIFA HATCH / Multi State
Duration: October 2012 – September 2013.

co-PI

Title: AI-Enabled Yield Sensing and Forecasting for Agricultural Production
Agency: UC Davis AI Institute for Food Systems (AIFS)
Duration: 1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021

Title: RAPID: Robot Assisted Precision Irrigation Delivery
Agency: USDA-NIFA (National Robotics Initiative)
Duration: 9/01/16 – 8/31/21

Title: Crop Signaling for Automated Weed/Crop Differentiation and Mechanized Weed Control in Vegetable Crops
Agency: USDA-NIFA.
Duration: September 2014 – August 2018.

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