Renowned Italian scientist visits MSU’s Geosystems Research Institute for fellowship in precision agriculture

Apr 13, 2022 269

BY: Diane Godwin

A distinguished Italian researcher visiting from the Institute of BioEconomy at his country’s National Research Council is working at Mississippi State University’s Geosystems Research Institute to advance precision agriculture and aid farmers.

Alessandro Matese is taking part in a year-long fellowship at MSU through the university’s partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to further develop agriculture research through high-performance computing. While at MSU, the senior researcher is expanding his work with remote sensing in precision agriculture using unmanned aerial systems, especially in processing of hyperspectral imagery using high-performance computing infrastructure.

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