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Dr. Zahid, Texas A&M AgriLife Research assistant professor of controlled-environment agriculture engineering, joined the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University in August 2021 after completing his doctorate in agricultural and biological engineering with a focus on artificial intelligence and robotics at The Pennsylvania State University.



Dr. Zahid's lab's mission is to provide engineering solutions for CEA. Current research focuses on precision agriculture technologies including edge-AI systems, robotics, computer vision, and automation, applied towards the autonomy of the CEA facilities.

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selected publications
Academic Articles15
  • Muzammil, M., Zahid, A., & Breuer, L (2021). Economic and environmental impact assessment of sustainable future irrigation practices in the Indus Basin of Pakistan. Scientific Reports. 11(1), 23466.
  • Sultan Mahmud, M. d., Zahid, A., He, L., Choi, D., Krawczyk, G., & Zhu, H (2021). LiDAR-sensed tree canopy correction in uneven terrain conditions using a sensor fusion approach for precision sprayers. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 191, 106565-106565.
  • Akram, M. E., Khan, M. A., Khan, M. U., Amin, U., Haris, M., Mahmud, M. S., ... Lorenzo, J. M (2021). Development, Fabrication and Performance Evaluation of Mango Pulp Extractor for Cottage Industry. AgriEngineering. 3(4), 827-839.
  • Zahid, A., Mahmud, M. S., He, L., Heinemann, P., Choi, D., & Schupp, J (2021). Technological advancements towards developing a robotic pruner for apple trees: A review. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 189, 106383-106383.
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  • Zahid, A., He, L., Choi, D., Schupp, J., & Heinemann, P (2021). Investigation of Branch Accessibility with a Robotic Pruner for Pruning Apple Trees. Transactions of the ASABE. 64(5), 1459-1474.
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Conference Papers4
  • Mahmud, M. S., Zahid, A., & He, L (2021). Development of An Automatic Airflow Control System for Precision Sprayers Based on Tree Canopy Density. 2021 ASABE Annual International Virtual Meeting, July 12-16, 2021, 2021 ASABE Annual International Virtual Meeting, July 12-16, 2021.
  • Zahid, A., Mahmud, M. S., & He, L (2021). Evaluation of Branch Cutting Torque Requirements Intended for Robotic Apple Tree Pruning. 2021 ASABE Annual International Virtual Meeting, July 12-16, 2021, 2021 ASABE Annual International Virtual Meeting, July 12-16, 2021.
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  • Zahid, A., He, L., Choi, D. D., Schupp, J., & Heinemann, P (2020). Collision free Path Planning of a Robotic Manipulator for Pruning Apple Trees. 2020 ASABE Annual International Virtual Meeting, July 13-15, 2020, 2020 ASABE Annual International Virtual Meeting, July 13-15, 2020.
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  • Zahid, A., He, L., & Zeng, L (2019). Development of a Robotic End Effector for Apple Tree Pruning. 2019 Boston, Massachusetts July 7- July 10, 2019, 2019 Boston, Massachusetts July 7- July 10, 2019.
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Email
a.zahid@tamu.edu
First Name
Azlan
Last Name
Zahid