AgriFoRwArdS Projects

Below are the projects undertaken by AgriFoRwArdS Students.

Visit the student’s pages to find out more about each project.

MSc Project Title




Semantic Segmentation of Plant Leaves from 3D Point Clouds using Deep Learning Karoline Heiwolt 2019-2020 Prof Tom Duckett
Residual Physics for Grasp Failure Prediction Grzegorz Sochacki 2019-2020 Dr Amir Ghalamzan Esfahani
Leaky Integrate Neuron Model for Multi Robot Task Allocation Roopika Ravikanna 2019-2020 Dr Alan Millard
Investigation into Harvesting Soft Fruit Clusters Willow Mandil 2019-2020 Dr Amir Ghalamzan Esfahani
Multi-Agent Simulation for Pickers and Runners at a Strawberry Farm Amie Owen 2020-2021 Prof Elizabeth Sklar
3D image segmentation of potato sprouts in a controlled environment Bradley Hurst 2020-2021 Dr Nicola Bellotto
Machine Learning for the Detection of Weeds among Sugar Beets David Churchill 2020-2021 Prof Simon Parsons
Deep Reinforcement Learning for Control of Robotic Manipulators for Grasping Strawberries in Simulation Elijah Almanzor 2020-2021 Dr Amir Ghalamzan Esfahani
Simulation of Liquid Crystal Elastomer Robotic Gripper Haihui Yan 2020-2021 Dr Khaled Elgeneidy
Investigation of the use of Geometric Algebra for robotic kinematic and dynamic analysis with applications in selective harvesting Haris Matsantonis 2020-2021 Dr Amir Ghalamzan Esfahani
Deployment: the next stage of machine learning Harry Rogers 2020-2021 Dr Charles Fox
Lifelong Learning for Sensor-based Precipitation Regression Jack Foster  2020-2021 Prof Simon Parsons
Optimal Control for Agricultural Spraying Robot Joshua Davy 2020-2021 Dr Charles Fox
Detection and Segmentation of Fish in RGB-D images Mazvydas Gudelis 2020-2021 Dr Nicola Bellotto
Multi-robot crop monitor Ni Wang 2020-2021 Dr Alan Millard
Non-destructive mass estimation of iceberg lettuce William Rohde 2020-2021 Dr Nicola Bellotto


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Low-Cost Dextrous Robots for Food and Tool Handing Grzegorz Sochacki 2020-present Dr Fumiya Iida  Beko
4D Scene Analysis for Autonomous Operation of Mobile Robots on Farms Karoline Heiwolt 2020-present Dr Grzegorz Cielniak [Prof Tom Duckett 2020- March 2021] Saga Robotics
Fleet Management of Autonomous Agricultural Robots with Human Awareness Roopika Ravikanna 2020-present Prof Marc Hanheide Saga Robotics
Data-driven methods for detecting fruit and planning harvesting actions in dense cluster (DPFH) Willow Mandil 2020-present Dr Amir Ghalamzan Esfahani Berry Gardens
Intelligent Automation for Hygiene Maintenance in Food Production Settings Amie Owen 2021-present Prof Elizabeth Sklar
Active Robot Perception for Automated Potato Planting Bradley Hurst 2021-present Dr Nicola Bellotto Jersey Farmers’ Union
Machine learning-based vision for “green-on-green” spraying David Churchill 2021-present Prof Simon Parsons Syngenta
Automation and Robotization of the Planting of the ‘Jersey Royal’ Potatoes Elijah Almanzor 2021-present Dr Fumiya Iida  Jersey Farmers’ Union
3D Printing Soft Robotic Grippers for Automated Strawberry Harvesting Haihui Yan 2021-present Dr Sebastian Pattinson Dyson Farming
Design and implementation of a machine vision system to promote precision agriculture innovation using novel Geometric Algebra techniques Haris Matsantonis 2021-present Prof Joan Lasenby
Closing the Loop on Precision Spraying Harry Rogers 2021-present Dr Tahmina Zebin Syngenta
Collaborative Lifelong Learning for Robust Site-Specific Crop Management Jack Foster  2021-present Dr Alexandra Brintrup Dyson Farming
Analysing Videos of Fish in the Field Mazvydas Gudelis 2021-present Dr Michal Mackiewicz CEFAS
Autonomous monitoring and control of crop growth as a feedback system William Rohde 2021-present Dr Fulvio Forni G’s Growers