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    Dr Sven Peets

    BSc, MSc, PhD

    Senior Lecturer in Mechatronics in Agricultural Engineering

    Photograph of Sven

    Teaching Duties

    • Electronics, Microcontrollers and Programming
    • Electronic Control Systems
    • Mechatronics Design and Control
    • Measurement and Control
    • Systems Simulation
    • Noise, Vibration, Harshness and Human Machine Interaction
    • Advanced Mechatronics
    • Robotics in Agriculture

    Research Interests

    • Sustainable mechanisation of smallholders in Sub-Saharan Africa
    • Agricultural development and Conservation farming in Sub-Saharan Africa
    • Remote monitoring of tractor activities (telemetry)
    • Precision farming
    • Radio Frequency Identification
    • Traceability
    • Mechatronics, automation, robotics
    • CANbus, ISOBUS

    Professional Memberships

    • IAgrE (Institution of Agricultural Engineers UK)
    • Estonian Society of Electrical Power Engineering

    Academic Department: Engineering

    Tel: +44 (0)1952 81 5143

    Office: E103 Applied Engineering Facilities


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    Other publications

    • S. Peets, P.A. Misiewicz, S. Woods, B. Ngwene, J. Burbidge, G.R. Barlow (2019) Mechanization of smallholders in Sub-Saharan Africa by agrodealer development Written for presentation at the 2019 ASABE Annual International Meeting Sponsored by ASABE Detroit, Michigan July 7-10, 2019
    • Peets, S.; Mouazen, A.M.; Blackburn, K.; Boyan, K.; Wiebensohn, J. (2012) Methods and procedures for automatic collection and management of data acquired from on-the-go sensors with application to on-the-go soil sensors Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 81 (p 104 - 112)
    • Poikalainen, V.; Praks, J.; Kokin, E.; Aland, A.; Veermäe, I.; Peets, S.; Ahokas, J.; Pastell, M.; Hautala, M.; Berckmans, D.; Bahr, C.; Miljkovic, D. (2010) Elaboration of basic methods for automatic analysis of cows’ gait Agronomy Research 8 (1) (p 216-225)
    • Peets, S.; Gasparin, C. P.; Blackburn, D. W. K.; Godwin, R. J. (2009) RFID tags for identifying and verifying agrochemicals in food traceability systems Precision Agriculture 10 (5) (p 382 - 394)


    You can contact Dr Sven Peets if you would like to discuss any of the following course modules:



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