Jan van Aardt
April 23, 2021
RIT researchers using drones and artificial intelligence to help assess crop growth
The National Science Foundation awarded Guoyu Lu, an assistant professor in RIT’s Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, more than $583,000 to spearhead the project.
February 2, 2021
RIT professor co-designed drone imaging system that can determine grape farm health
WROC-TV highlights work by Jan van Aardt, professor in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science.
January 26, 2021
RIT professor developing drone imaging systems to help farmers monitor grapevine nutrients
RIT Professor Jan van Aardt from the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science is receiving more than $357,000 in funding from the United States Department of Agriculture to help grape growers make data-driven nutrient-management decisions.
December 11, 2020
RIT imaging scientist receives funding to improve how LiDAR can be used to study forests
Imaging scientists at RIT have several new projects in the works to improve the way waveform LiDAR can be used to study forests. LiDAR currently does a good job of outlining the top portion of forests, but by using a more complex form of LiDAR, it can reveal much more detail about what lies beneath the forest canopy’s surface.
May 15, 2020
Student to Student: Remote Sensing
RIT student, Benjamin Roth, credits his mentors for his interest in remote sensing. His research focuses on retrieving accurate biophysical information on forest health from remote sensing platforms.
February 17, 2020
Strong presence by RIT faculty and alumni at Imaging Science symposium
Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science at RIT had a strong presence during a recent symposium including a newly established conference organized by former Ph.D. students.
April 23, 2019
Drones are coming soon to a farm near you
Drones are adding a new level of precision to agriculture, giving farmers digital tools for cultivating better and more profitable crops.
March 27, 2019
RIT and Seneca Park Zoo researchers capturing the sights, sounds and insects of Madagascar
Researchers from RIT and Seneca Park Zoo are developing a virtual reality gaming environment that will let zoogoers experience a Madagascar rainforest ecosystem.