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I am Amninder Singh.
I am a Grad Student
at UC Riverside.

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More About Me

I am currently a Ph.D. candidate with Haghverdi lab in the Environmental Sciences department at UCR. I work on agricultural and machine learning projects focusing on Irrigation management.

Education

Jan 2018 - Present

University of California, Riverside

Ph.D., Environmental Sciences (Soil &Water)

Aug 2015 - Dec 2017

California State University (CSU), Fresno

MS, Plant Science

Aug 2011 - Jul 2015

Punjab Agricultural University, India

BS, Agriculture

Skills

  • Python

    I have worked on various machine learning projects using agricultural datasets. Experience working with libraries such as TensorFlow, pandas, NumPy, matplotlib, seaborn, etc.

  • ArcGIS

    Proficient in analyzing drone/satellite imagery data

  • Work Experience.

    Jan 2018 - present

    UC Riverside

    Graduate Student Researcher

    Worked on a variety of projects related to irrigation and water management using different approaches, such as advanced data acquisition, machine learning, remote sensing, and GIS & GPS technologies. I was responsible for aggregating & statistically analyzing large agricultural datasets using Python, R or MATLAB

    Aug 2015 - Dec 2017

    CSU, Fresno

    Graduate Research Assistant

    My thesis title was 'Use of EM-38 soil surveys in forage fields at a saline drainage water reuse site to calibrate a hydro-salinity model for decision support.' I was responsible for conducting soil salinity mapping using electromagnetic sensing platforms and analyzing spatial data.

    Projects

    Autonomous landscape water conservation strategies using smart irrigation controllers

    Temperature-based empirical and ANN ET models

    Artificial Neural Network (ANN) based Pedotransfer functions

    Electromagnetic Induction (EM-38) for mapping soil salinity

    Pulications