Doctor Yu Jiang
Dr. Yu Jiang is an Assistant Professor in the Horticulture Section, the School of Integrative Plant Science at Cornell AgriTech, Cornell University. Prior to joining Cornell, he obtained his Ph.D. degree in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from the University of Georgia in 2019. At Cornell, he established the Cyber-Agricultural Intelligence and Robotics (CAIR) Laboratory and holds positions in Plant Science, Horticulture, Biological and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Robotics. He focuses on systems engineering approaches to addressing grand challenges in modern agrifood systems, with a major research interest in integrated, AI-powered sensing and robotics systems for a full-chain solution enabling affordable, nutritious, sustainable, and resilient (ANSR) specialty crop research and production. He also leads entrepreneur programs at Cornell and New York State for agriculture technology. Dr. Jiang is currently the chair of the Information Technology, Sensors, and Control Systems (ITSC) community of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) and executive member of Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture (CIDA).