One and a half month ago, early May 2020, she started working at OnePlanet Research Center as a Biomedical Engineer. Today, at International Women in Engineering Day, we find out why our new colleague, Esther Kho, chose to become an engineer and why our engineers are so valuable in the work we do. [...]
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"What if ... we can use AI and novels sensors to maximize the harvest and optimize resource use in greenhouses?"With this question in mind team AiCU, empowered by OnePlanet Research Center, won the silver medal in the Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge 2019/2020. From December 2019 to May 2020, five teams grew cherry tomatoes in a [...]
Sensing the Future Farm; sharing and retrieving insights regarding the nitrogen problem and its solutions
Today, on World Environment Day, we look back at an online expert session we've organized recently. Theme of this session was 'Sensing the Future Farm'. We dived into the issues surrounding nitrogen and how OnePlanet Research Center, together with partners, is working on (tech) innovations that prepare the farmer for the world of [...]
How to finish your PhD while working at OnePlanet Research Center? This is the story of colleague Dr. Xu Zhang
Recently, OnePlanet Research Center's Biomedical Researcher Xu Zhang successfully completed his PhD defense. First of all, we congratulate Dr. Zhang on his PhD in Biomedical Optics! Secondly, we are curious about how he did it. Let’s have a chat with Xu to find out. "The innovative aspect in my [...]
How does it work, working from home during the coronavirus pandemic? A chat with Ludovica Micaroni, Biomedical R&D engineer at OnePlanet Research Center
Working at home can be challenging in times like these. We all miss our daily routines, but most of all we miss the contact with colleagues, clients, stakeholders and other people around us. However, after a month working in challenging circumstances, we’re impressed by the amazing performances of our colleagues. We are proud [...]