Food & Nutrition Security – The Biosecurity, Health, Trade Nexus

13-14 December 2021, Canberra


Professor Pablo Zarco-Tejada

Remote Sensing & Precision Agriculture, School of Agriculture and Food & Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, The University of Melbourne

Pablo J. Zarco-Tejada is Professor and Associate Dean at the University of Melbourne. He holds degrees across disciplines obtained worldwide, such as Agricultural Engineering (Spain), Remote Sensing (UK), PhD in Earth and Space Science (Canada), held a Faculty position at the University of California, Davis, USA, becoming later the Director of the Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, National Research Council (CSIC, Spain), and Senior Scientist at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission. Currently, he is Professor in Precision Agriculture and Remote Sensing leading HyperSens – Hyperspectral Remote Sensing & Precision Agriculture Laboratory. He is author of more than 150 publications and has been recipient of the Highly Cited Researcher awards (2019 & 2020). He has led research projects worldwide, including capacity building activities for CGIAR in Mexico, Zimbawe, and India in the context of remote sensing and unmanned vehicles for plant phenotyping, precision irrigation and biosecurity.