Brian Lynch appointed as head of horti technology at Vineland

Vineland Research and Innovation Center (Vineland) announces Brian Lynch, PhD as the new Director of Horticultural Technology Systems. In this role, he will lead Vineland’s refreshed vision for the Horticultural Technology Systems program, a hub for testing, validating and optimizing both Canadian and international technology solutions for the horticultural industry.

Lynch joined Vineland in 2018 as a Senior Research Scientist and has led a team of engineers and technicians on projects tackling R&D problems in horticultural automation and robotics. He has also been instrumental in project technical developments in machine learning, computer vision, mobile robotics, manipulators, and mechatronics.

Previous to Vineland, Lynch was an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Queen’s University in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He holds a Master’s degree and a PhD in Aerospace Engineering from Carleton University, Ottawa.

“It is my sincere pleasure to announce Brian’s promotion to Director, Horticultural Technology Systems,” says Darby McGrath, PhD, Vice President, Research and Development at Vineland. “Since his start at Vineland, Brian has shown a strong understanding of horticulture, Vineland’s value proposition, and a dedication and passion for solutions in the industry and Vineland as an organization.”

For more information:
Vineland Research

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