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Dr Anand Pothula

Dr Anand Pothula
Name Anand Pothula
Position Research Fellow (Automation/Robotics)
Section Centre for Agricultural Engineering (Operations)
Office P9-135
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2814
Extension 2814
Email
Qualifications BTechAgEng ANGRAU , MTech Indian IT , PhD Indian IT

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Agricultural Engineering ( 099901 )
  • Control Systems, Robotics and Automation ( 090602 )
  • Farming Systems Research ( 070107 )
  • Control Engineering ( 400705 )
  • Automation Engineering ( 400702 )
  • Agricultural Engineering ( 409901 )
  • Agriculture ( 300200 )

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Agricultural Engineering (CAE)

Research most recent
Zhang, Z., Pothula, A. K., & Lu, R. (2018). A review of bin filling technologies for apple harvest and postharvest engineering. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, Vol 34(4). 687-703. https://doi.org/10.13031/aea.12827

Pothula, A. K., Zhang, Z., & Lu, R. (2018). Design features and bruise evaluation of an apple harvest and infield presorting machine. Transactions of ASAE, Vol. 61(31135-1144). https://doi.org/10.13031/trans.12327

Zhang, Z., Pothula, A. K., & Lu, R. (2017). Development and preliminary evaluation of a new bin filler for apple harvesting and infield sorting machine. Transactions of ASAE, Vol 60(6). 1839-1849. https://doi.org/10.13031/trans.12488


Research most notable
Lu, R., Anand Kumar Pothula, Vandyke, M., Mizushima, A., & Zhang, Z. (2016). System for sorting fruit. U.S. Patent No. US 9,919,345 issued on March 20, 2018.

Anand Kumar Pothula, C. Igathinathane, and S. Kronberg. 2015. Profile based image analysis for identification of chopped biomass nodes and internodes. Industrial crops and products.70. 374-382. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2015.03.048

Anand Kumar P. and Satish Bal. 2007. Automatic unhulled rice grain crack detection by X-ray imaging. Transactions of ASAE, 50(5): 1907-1911. http://dx.doi.org/10.13031/2013.23928


Publications in ePrints

Zhang, Z. and Pothula, A. K. and Lu, R. (2018) A review of bin filling technologies for apple harvest and postharvest handling. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 34 (4). pp. 687-703. ISSN 0883-8542

Pothula, Anand Kumar and Zhang, Zhao and Lu, Renfu (2018) Design features and bruise evaluation of an apple harvest and in-filed presorting machine. Transactions of the ASABE, 61 (3). pp. 1135-1144. ISSN 2151-0032

United States of America as represented by Secretary of Agriculture, Washington, DC (2018) System for sorting fruit. US 9919345 B1.

Zhang, Z. and Pothula, A. K. and Lu, R. (2017) Development and preliminary evaluation of a new bin filler for apple harvesting and in-filed sorting machine. Transactions of the ASABE, 60 (6). pp. 1839-1849. ISSN 2151-0032

Zhang, Z. and Pothula, A. K. and Lu, R. (2017) Economic evaluation of apple harvest and in-filed sorting technology. Transactions of the ASABE, 60 (5). pp. 1537-1550. ISSN 2151-0032

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Agricultural Engineering ( 099901 )
  • Control Systems, Robotics and Automation ( 090602 )
  • Farming Systems Research ( 070107 )


Research topics