Open Research Opportunities

Postdoctoral Researcher Positions in General (multiple positions are available):

The Digital Agriculture lab ( is recruiting a Postdoc Researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Candidates with a research focus on one of the two areas: 1) High-throughput plant phenotyping using UAV multi-sensor data (hyperspectral, RGB, lidar); 2) develop machine learning models with satellite remote sensing data (e.g., hyperspectral, multispectral, high-resolution RGB, SAR) for precision agriculture, are strongly encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates would be with PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Geography, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, and or other related disciplines. Demonstrated skills in scientific writing, publications, and communication. Salary is commensurate with candidate’s experience and UW-Madison provides competitive fringe benefits.

To apply, please email CV and a Cover Letter to Dr. Zhou Zhang at

PhD Positions:

We are looking for PhD students starting through the Department of Biological Systems Engineering, at University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition to a waiver of tuition, the Research Assistant (RA) positions also provide your monthly stipend. Candidates with research experience in machine learning/deep learning, remote sensing, precision agriculture and UAVs are highly desired. Ideal candidates would be with M.S. or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Agricultural/Biological Engineering, Civil Engineering, Geography or other related disciplines. Please check the admission requirements and application procedures at

Master and visiting students/scholars positions are also available. 

English Requirements

1) For PhD. RA positions, minimum scores are TOEFL: 80; IELTS: 6.5;
2) For visiting students/scholars (e.g. funded by CSC), minimum scores are TOEFL: 65 total with the speaking no less than 17; IETLS: 6 total with no portion less than 5

If you are interested in these opportunities, please send me your updated CV including your publications and English scores at