EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Agri-Food Robotics: AgriFoRwArdS - Nik Cuniffe portrait.

Prof Nik Cunniffe

Research Interests

Mathematical modelling of the spread, detection, evolution and control of plant and tree diseases

Find about more about Nik on his University of Cambridge profile here.

Project Supervision

Primary Supervisor

Cohort 3 CDT Student Rachel Russell, who is working with Defra on their PhD project titled ‘Using reinforcement learning to optimise adaptive control of invading plant disease epidemics’.

Secondary Supervisor:

Cohort 3 CDT Student Xumin Gao, who is working with the British Beet Research Organisation on their PhD project titled ‘AphidNet: automatic aphid recognition and counting based on field water trap imagery by deep learning’.