Research focus: Making LED lighting more cost effective, and integrated in greenhouse production. Automated, sensor-based irrigation systems for application in Green Industry production systems, Seed germination of Native Plants - Asclepias, Using Chlorophyll Fluorescence to assess Orchid root responses to irrigation with Ice.
- Automating irrigation control in greenhouses and nurseries 2005 - 2015.
- Response by Phalaenopsis roots to Ice Irrigation regimes. 2015 - Present
- Control of LED lighting based on plant physiological principles 2014 - Present
B.S., Botany Southern Illinois University
M.Sc. Plant and Soil Science, Southern Illinois University
Ph.D. Plant Physiology, The Pennsylvania State University