Meet the Team

Our team is committed to delivering revolutionary robotics innovations to the horticulture and agriculture sector.

The Academic/Research Team

Professor Andrew Hunter, Deputy Vice Chancellor and LAR Principal Investigator

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Professor Tom Duckett, Director of LCAS and LAR Co-Investigator

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Dr Grzegorz Cielniak, Associate Professor

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Dr Petra Bosilj, Senior Lecturer in Agri-Robotics

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Dr Oorbessy (Reshmi) Gaju, Senior Lecturer in Crop Science

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Dr Junfeng Gao, Lecturer in Agri-Robotics

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Dr Tsvetan Zhivkov, Post Doctoral Research Associate

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Mr Pablo López Custodio, Post Doctoral Research Associate

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Mr Peter Lightbody, Senior Research Software Engineer

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Mr Ian Birch, Agricultural Technician

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Professor Simon Pearson, Director of LIAT and LAR Co-Investigator

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Professor Elizabeth Sklar, Professor in Agri-Robotics and LAR Research Director

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Dr Amir Ghalamzan Esfahani, Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

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Dr Gautham Das, Senior Lecturer in Agri-Robotics

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Dr Ravi Valluru, Senior Lecturer in Crop Science

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Ms Dan Dai, Post Doctoral Research Associate 

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Ms Helen Harman, Post Doctoral Research Associate

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Mr Taeyeong Choi, Post Doctoral Research Associate 

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Mr Andrew Ham, Senior Mechatronics Engineer

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The Professional Services team

Mr David May, Deputy Director of LIAT

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Dr Paula Eves, Senior Project Manager

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Mr Jonathan Ralling, Senior Project Manager

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Mrs Claire Rose, Business Development Manager

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Miss Laura Spencer, Project Manager

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Ms Sophie Etheridge, Administrator

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