Associate Professor Sigfredo Fuentes
International VoF Leader and VoF Founder

Prof. Fuentes is the Team Leader for Digital Agriculture, Food and Wine at the School of Agriculture and Food Sciences. Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences. The University of Melbourne.

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Dr Roberta De Bei
VoF Leader, Australia

Dr De Bei is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Viticulture and Oenology at The University of Adelaide. Australia

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Associate Professor Su Baofeng
VoF Leader, China

Prof. Su is an academic from the College of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering.  Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University, Yangling. China

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Dr Carlos Poblete-Echeverria
VoF Leader, South Africa

Dr Poblete-Echeverria is a Senior Lecturer in Precision Viticulture in Stellenbosch University. South Africa

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Professor Javier Tardaguila
VoF Leader - Spain

Prof. Tardaguila is an academic in Precision Viticulture at the University of La Rioja (Spain)

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Dr Damir Torrico
VoF Leader - New Zealand

Dr Torrico is currently a Senior Lecturer in Sensory Science at Lincoln University in New Zealand.

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Dr Marcos Carrasco-Benavides
VoF Leader - Chile

Dr Carrasco-Benavides is a Lecturer in Irrigation Science and Water Relations in Plants from Universidad Catolica del Maule - Chile

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Dr Filipe Neves dos Santos
VoF Leader Portugal

Dr do Santos is a Senior Researcher for Agricultural and Forestry Robotics and IoT @ Centre for Robotics and Intelligent Systems  [ htttp:// INESC TEC
Campus da FEUP, Rua Dr Roberto Frias. 4200-465 Porto, Portugal

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Rachel Lai
VoF Site Administrator

Rachel assist organisations in the delivery of exceptional marketing campaigns. She has a degree on Media and Communications from the University of Melbourne, Australia.

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Dr Eden Tongson
VoF Researcher and Editor

Dr Tongson is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Digital Agriculture, Food and Wine at the School of Agriculture and Food. Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences. The University of Melbourne. Australia

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Dr Claudia Gonzalez Viejo
Post Doctoral Fellow

Dr Gonzalez Viejo is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Digital Agriculture, Food and Wine Group. School of Agriculture and Food/Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences. The University of Melbourne

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Dr Alexis Pang

Dr. Pang is a soil scientist at the School of Agriculture and Food, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne. He is the coordinator of the Precision Agriculture subject in the Faculty.

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Vasiliki Summerson
PhD Student

Vicky is doing a PhD to develop machine learning models using near infrared and infrared thermal images to predict smoke contamination in canopies and smoke taint in grapes and wine.

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Wendy Cameron
PhD Studnet

Wendy is developing machine learning models to predict phenological stages in grapevines as well as yield and quality of grapes and wine from different vineyards in Victoria.

Aimi Athirah Aznan
PhD Student

Aimi's reseach is based on new rice cultivars that can offer tolerance to abiotic stresses and the sensory analysis characteristics by culture. this research involves the implementation of field trials, computer vision and machine learning algortihms and non-invasive biometrics from consumers.

Master Student

Swapan is reseraching the patterns of cell death in berries from 22 grapevine cultivars at harvest using fluorescent microscopy images and deep learning algorithms.

Hanyan (Zelda) Zhang
Master Student

Zelda is investigating the role of graphical information from coffee labels on the liking and emotional response of consumers.

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Annabel Khamly
Master Student

Annabel's project deals with the assessment of coffee quality through the integration of computer vision and machine learning

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Chelsea Ann Hall
Honours Student

Chelsea's research is based on the development of a machine larning model to estimate berry cell death for Shiraz and Chardonnay berries using non-invasive techniques, such as Near Infrared Spectroscopy.

Yidan (Danie) Tang
Honours Student

Danie is an Honour student researchin the effect of berry cell death of Shiraz and Chardonnay cultivars on the quality of wines using sensory and biometric techniques.