Welcome to the SAID Lab! We are passionate about drones and living organisms, our goal being bringing the UAV technology closer to the people. Based in the Netherlands, our multi-cultural members are working tirelessly as part of the Wageningen University & Research, world's #1 educational institution for agriculture.
Drones
People
Artificial Intelligence

People

Meet the people behind tomorrow's trends!
João Valente
João Valente

Leader

The brain behind the operation, João is seamlessly coordinating the team towards success!

Christos Pantos
Christos Pantos

Drone expert

With a lot of expertise in drone technology, Christos can fly your project from zero to the sky in no time!

Mihai Frangulea
Mihai Frangulea

Plant expert

Passionate about plants and technology, Mihai loves reaching creative solutions by combining the two domains.

Stefan de Jong
Stefan de Jong

Deep learning expert

Stefan is doing his Master in Geo-Information Science, especially focussing on the data science track. Therefore, he is interested in research areas like machine learning.

    João Araujo da Silva
    João Araujo da Silva

    Drone expert

    João is a Biosystems Engineering MSc student. He is interested in crop modelling, machine vision and sustainability.

      Mar Ariza
      Mar Ariza

      RS/GIS expert

      Mar is a MSc Thesis student who is studying how to predict spinach yield with 2D UAV images. She is interested in Deep Learning combined with agriculture.

      Sander Krul
      Sander Krul

      Visual SLAM expert

      Sander is doing his MSc thesis about the comparison of Vslam positioning algorithms for aerial platforms. He is interested in agriculture, machine learning and computer vision.

        Karsjen Tamminga
        Karsjen Tamminga

        Wearable technology expert

        With an interest in new and unconventional technologies, Karsjen worked on creating a wearable sensing platform for orchard management during his MSc thesis.

          Teun de Visser
          Teun de Visser

          Robotics and mechatronics expert

          Teun is a Bachelor Biosystems Engineering student working on a marine mobile landing platform to assist in aerial and marine surveys. He is interested in agriculture, machine learning and robotics.

            Henk-Jan Hoving
            Henk-Jan Hoving

            Machine learning expert

            Henk-Jan is doing his MSc thesis about weed (rumex, hogweed, jacobaea and dandelion) detection in grassland. He is interested in agriculture, drones and machine learning.

            Gonzalo Mier Munoz
            Gonzalo Mier Munoz

            Robotics and AI expert

            Know how to develop robots from zero to hero. Gonzalo loves to automate tasks to have more time to automate other tasks.

            Chenglong Zhang
            Chenglong Zhang

            Aerial Remote Sensing expert

            You can always find Chenglong in the apple orchard with a drone. He focuses on the adoption of artificial intelligence in orchard management, such as fruit thinning, yield estimation and prediction.

            Jurrian Doornbos
            Jurrian Doornbos

            Data Science expert

            Jurrian is developing a water quality sensor platform for the Striker v2. His academic interests are environmental monitoring, remote sensing and machine learning. Outside of studying, he enjoys 3D-printing, making music and some vegan cooking.

              Past members
              Past members

              Former team members

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                Equipment

                In order to deliver the best results, our team uses the lastest technology on the market:
                DJI Phantom 4 RTK
                Parrot ANAFI RGB
                Parrot ANAFI Thermal
                DJI Tello
                Parrot AR.Drone 2.0
                Water drone
                High-performance computer
                Creality Ender-3 3D printer
                We are pioneering ways to integrate drones' benefits into everyday life!

                Publications

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                Contact

                We will get in touch as soon as possible.
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                Droevendaalsesteeg 1 6708 PB Wageningen
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