Meet our RGC 2024 speakers
Spyros Fountas
Professor in Agricultural Engineering , Agricultural University of Athens,  Editor-in-Chief, Elsevier journal Smart Agricultural Technology

Spyros Fountas is Professor in Agricultural Engineering at Agricultural University of Athens and Editor-in-Chief in the Elsevier journal Smart Agricultural Technology, while he was Editor-in-Chief in the Elsevier journal of Computers and Electronics in Agriculture from 2014-2021. He holds a BSc in Agricultural Sciences from Greece in 1993, an MSc from Cranfield University, at Silsoe College UK in Management Information Systems in 1998, and PhD from Copenhagen University, Denmark in Systems Analysis on Precision Agriculture in 2004. He was also Visiting Scholar at Purdue University, USA. He has been Keynote speaker in several conferences among others in the FIRA Conference on Agricultural Robotics in France 2021; International Horticultural Congress in Turkey in 2018, 17th European Weed Research Society (EWRS), in France in June 2015; European Conference on Precision Agriculture (ECPA) in Spain in 2013. He has coordinated 7 H2020 and Horizon Europe projects, Smart-AKIS, GATES, OPTIMA, BEATLES, ICAERUS, Oper-8, SmartDroplets, while he has participated in several other European, national and industry based projects. He has more than 250 papers, including book chapters, journal papers and conference papers and 8300 citations (Google scholar, April 2024).

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