Dr Ebrahim Jahanshiri

RESEARCH PROGRAMME COORDINATOR, CROPBASE
Dr Ebrahim Jahanshiri specialises in precision farming and has considerable knowledge in geographic information science (GIS), spatial statistics and remote sensing. As the CropBASE Research Programme Coordinator, his responsibility includes coordinating the development of CFF’s web-based knowledge platform and collaborative research environment (CRE). Dr  Jahanshiri’s main focus of research is crop performance monitoring and prediction, web based systems for data analysis and knowledge processing.

Before obtaining his PhD in GIS and Geomatics Engineering from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Dr Jahanshiri spent over five years a as a research assistant, research fellow and research collaborator in universities and agriculture industry in Malaysia, Singapore and Iran. His PhD was funded by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Malaysia where he  had the opportunity to be involved in projects such as developing spatial decision support system for rice plantations and enhancing Oil Palm harvesting and milling technology. These projects were awarded in several local and international competitions such as Malaysia Technology Expo, British Invention Show and International Trade Fair Nuremberg, Germany.

Dr Jahanshiri obtained his Master’s Degree in precision farming from UPM and BSc. in agriculture engineering (agronomy and plant breeding) from Ferdowsi University of Mashad, Iran.  While pursuing his Master’s and PhD, he lectured and supervised agriculture and civil engineering students and conducted GIS training for several government and corporate bodies. Dr Jahanshiri is a member of Foundation for Open Access Statistics (FOAS), Pedometrics International Union of Soil Scientists,  American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers and the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo).
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