Sensor Research


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Personnel

Hao Gan
Assistant Professor
Sensor development & Precision Agriculture

Francine H. Hollis
Assistant Professor
Sensory perceptions and evaluation

Curtis Robert Luckett
Assistant Professor
Sensory science

David R. Smith
Research Associate II
Circuits & Sensor Design

Charles Neal (Neal) Stewart, Jr.
Professor
Transgenic plants, phytosensors

John B. Wilkerson
Professor
Sensor development

Wesley C. Wright
Research Associate I
Instrumentation, soil & water management

Timothy M. (Tim) Young
Professor
Process analytics

 

News

Scientists Receive Grant to Study the Palate of Chinese Consumers to Help Boost U.S. Cheese Industry, 8/1/2019

New Ventures | Rapid Diagnostic Test Reduces Testing Time and Increases Accuracy, 11/22/2017

A New Generation of Faculty, 8/2/2017

Department of Food Science Changes Name to Better Reflect Focus, 4/30/2017

The Science Behind the UTIA Sensory Science Center, 1/4/2017

Faculty 360 | Sindhu Jagadamma, 9/22/2016

Five Things You Didn’t Know about the Plateau AgResearch and Education Center, 9/17/2015

Video


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Sensor Drones 
Many Tennessee farmers use drones to fly over and view crops. UTIA is now working on sensors attached to drones to provide valuable information.


 

Recent Publications

Using soil moisture sensors for irrigation management in Tennessee.  Grant, T., and B. G. Leib.  2020.  University of Tennessee - Extension, Knoxville, TN, (draft).

Improving water use efficiency of containerized crops using biochar and irrigation scheduling through developing precision irrigation scheduling with a physiological-based and a substrate physical properties-based system.  Basiri Jahromi, N.  2019.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Improving water use efficiency of containerized crops using biochar and irrigation scheduling through developing precision irrigation scheduling with a physiological-based and a substrate physical properties-based system.  Basiri Jahromi, N., F. R. Walker, A. Fulcher, J. Altland, and N. S. Eash.  2019.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Assessing tipping bucket-based irrigation and leachate sensor performance.  Cypher, Q., W. C. Wright, A. Fulcher, L. Fessler, J. McHugh, and X. Sun.  2019.  HortScience, 54(9):S282.

Improving manufacturing data quality with data fusion and advanced algorithms for improved total data quality management.  Juriga D.  2019.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

Improving manufacturing data quality with data fusion and advanced algorithms for improved total data quality management.  Juriga D., and T. M. Young.  2019.  30th International Conference on Wood Science and Technology - ICWST, Zagreb, Croatia. Dec. 12, 2019. [Abstract]

Sensitivity to viscosity changes and subsequent estimates of satiety across different senses Pellegrino, R., J. D. Jones, G. E. Shupe, and C. R. Luckett.  2019.  Appetite, 133(1): 101-106. [Abstract]

Storage Time and Temperature on the Sensory Properties of Broccoli Pellegrino, R., J. Wheeler, C. E. Sams, and C. R. Luckett.  2019.  Foods. [Abstract]

Cultural Determinants of Food Attitudes in Anosmic Patients Pellegrino, R., T. Hummel, R. Emrich, R. Chandra, J. H. Turner, T. Trone, C. Dorminy, and C. R. Luckett.  2019.  Appetite. [Abstract]

Detecting special-cause variation ‘events’ from process data signatures using control bands Young, T. M., O. Khaliukova, N. O. Andre, A. Petutschnigg, and T. G. Rials.  2019.  Journal of Applied Statistics, 46(16):3032-3043. [Abstract]

Nitrogen Consumption and Productivity of Cotton under Sensor-based Variable-rate Nitrogen Fertilization Yu, J., X. Yin, T. B. Raper, S. Jagadamma, and D. Chi.  2019.  Agronomy Journal, 111:1–9.

Dual-emitting film with cellulose nanocrystal-assisted carbon dots grafted SrAl2O4, Eu2+, Dy3+ phosphors for temperature sensing Zhang, L., S. Lyu, Q. Zhang, Y. Wu, C. Melcher, S. C. Chmely, Z. Chen, and S. Wang.  2019.  Carbohydrate Polym., 206: 767-777. [Abstract]