Dr. Aitazaz Farooque

Dr. Aitazaz Farooque is working as an Associate Professor & Director – Centre of Excellence in Food Security and Sustainability at the School of Climate Change and Adaptation, University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI). Dr. Farooque’s research focuses on fundamental understanding and development of state-of-the-art precision agriculture technologies. Dr. Farooque is actively working on machine vision, application of multispectral and thermal imagery using drone technology, delineation of management zones for site-specific fertilization, deep learning, artificial intelligence, electromagnetic induction methods, remote sensing, sensors for mapping, bio-systems and hydrological modeling, artificial neural network, and analog and digital sensor integration into agricultural equipment for real-time decision making.