Jianfeng Zhou

Assistant Professor

Plant Science & Technology

Contact Information

Email zhoujianf@missouri.edu
Phone 573-882-2495
Address 211 Agricultural Engineering Building
Website http://faculty.missouri.edu/zhoujianf/


  • MS, 2006, and BS, 2001, Northwest A&F University, China
  • PhD, Washington State University, 2014


  • Robotic and AI technologies for Precision Livestock Farming (PLF)
  • Proximal and unmanned aerial system (UAS)-based remote sensing system for crop scouting and water, nutrition and soil management
  • Unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) for autonomous field data collection and high throughput phenotyping (HTP)
  • Internet-of-things (IoT)-based data-driven decision support system for precision crop and livestock management
  • Mechanical and automation (robotic) technologies for tree-fruit and row crop management and harvesting
  • Big data driven agricultural systems management

More can be found at: cafnrfaculty.missouri.edu/mupaa/research/


  • AST 3007: Sensor and Control Technology for Agriculture
  • AST 4160: Internet of Things (IoT) for Precision Agriculture Technology
  • AST/FS 4390/7390  Optimization and Management of Food and Agricultural Systems
  • FS/AST 4330/7330 – Principles of Food Processing
  • Graduate student seminar in FHS program
  • Capstone projects