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Power Electronics for Precision Farming and Substantiable Agriculture

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this lecture a broad review of vehicles for farming operation will be given starting from tillage to crop harvesting. Agriculture and farming vehicles that have significant use of power electronics will be covered such as Exact Emerge Planter for seeding operation. This presentation will cover how power electronics supports crop-care system to exactly apply prescriptions such as fertilizers, pesticides, fungicide, etc. Idea is to create awareness that power electronics professionals could enable increased productivity so that by 2050 over 9.5 billion could have food, fiber, fuel (bio-based), shelter, and an efficient transportation system. This talk will also cover how vehicle electrification enables many functions, forms, and features in off- and on-highway vehicle. Speaker(s): Brij Singh, , Room: room EV002.184, Bldg: Concordia University EV Building, 1515 Sainte-Catherine O, Montreal, Ontario, Canada, H3G 2W1