University of Southern Queensland
Developments & opportunities for smart sensing in cotton
Tuesday August 16 at 2:00 pm
Dr Alison McCarthy is a Senior Research Fellow in irrigation and cropping systems within the Centre for Agricultural Engineering at the University of Southern Queensland. Her key research activities are automating irrigation to improve water productivity using sensors and optimisation algorithms and reducing labour for in-crop scouting using crop monitoring machine vision systems. Alison received the 2021 International Commission on Irrigation & Draining WatSave Young Professionals Award and was a co-recipient of the 2018 Cotton Seed Distributors Researcher of the Year Award.