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Plant biologist

‚ÄčAs plant biologist you will work with a team of engineers to showcase your talents and knowledge in plant biology through original research publications and setting specification requirements for the greenhouse design.

Responsbilities

  • Research publications relevant to controlled environment horticulture on Solanaceae family of crop plants - in particular capsicum annum

  • Define / critical review of design specifications - climate conditions, plant growth recipes, farm operation

  • Predict and analyze plant and farm performance using photosynthesis and reproduction models

  • As required design and execute small scale plant experiments to validate uncertain design assumptions

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Biology, Agriculture Environmental Science or a related field.

  • 0-2 years of relevant experience

  • Subject matter knowledge of plant biology and applied horticulture

  • Experience in basic research - literature review, design of experiments, statistical analysis

  • Data analysis using Python/R or Matlab

  • Persuasion argument writing

  • Fluent in English
     

Nice to have

  • controlled environment /indoor agriculture technology and hydroponics

  • plant growth and development models for photosynthesis (FvCB) and reproduction

Posting

  • Open to global applicants with preference for those based in Singapore 

  • Application period : 10 Jun - 10 July

Machine Vision Engineer

As machine vision engineer you will work with a team of engineers on the farm robotics design to apply your knowledge in machine vision to sensing plant phenotype response, health and morphological characteristics via image analysis and sensor fusion.

Responsbilities

  • Subject matter expert for state of the art models and algorithms in machine vision applied to plant sensing

  • Owner of the robotics sensing and control software and modeling

  • Algorithm development for robot tasks using image and climate analyzers as sensory inputs

  • Adapt accuracy and model performance to meet robot task requirements

  • Optimize performance for maximum time-in-motion and ensure robot is not limited by computation speed

  • Leverage knowledge experts through partnerships and online open source collaboration platforms

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering / Computer Science

  • >1 year of relevant experience

  • Subject matter knowledge in machine vision algorithm design

  • Strong foundation in mathematics, programming and physics fundamentals

  • Knowledge of SLAM, object detection and tracking, control systems

  • Fluent in Python programming, C, C++

  • Experience using OpenCV

  • Fluent in English

Posting

  • Open to global applicants with preference for those based in Singapore 

  • Application period : 10 Jun - 10 July