Dr. Athyna Cambouris
Since 2009, Dr. Cambouris has lead an important research program for Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (Quebec City) and she is known for her ability to generate new knowledge for the benefit of the agricultural sector mainly related to precision agriculture and potato production. Dr. Cambouris is currently involved in variable rate management of N applications mainly under potato production involving soil and crop sensor systems, remote sensing, geomatics and geostatistics. She conducts research on the delineation of management zones based on the soil and crop sensor systems for potato, corn, switchgrass and forage production. Her expertise with soil sensors related to the spatial variability of soil properties is also well known. For 2002-2022, Dr. Cambouris was the secretary of the board of the International Society for Precision Agriculture (ISPA) and the leader of Precision Nitrogen Management Community of ISPA. She is also the president of the Expert Committee of Precision Agriculture in the province of Québec (2007 – now). She is the author/coauthor of more than 55 scientific publications and four book chapters. She is a member of the: International Society for Precision Agriculture, American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA), and the Association Québécoise des Spécialistes en Sciences du Sol.