About us


About RSRG

A group of professionals from the São Paulo State University who work in the field of Agricultural Engineering, focusing on Agriculture 4.0, aiming at the quality management of mechanized agricultural processes.

Agricultural Engineer from the Federal University of Lavras, Master in Mechanical Engineering (Federal University of Uberlândia), PhD in Agronomy (Plant Production) from UNESP and Associate Professor in Agricultural Machinery and Mechanization (UNESP). He is currently Associate Professor III of UNESP / Jaboticabal, Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Agronomy (Plant Production) and Research Productivity Scholarship (1-C) of CNPq. He also holds the position of Executive Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Association of Agricultural Engineering and Director of International Relations of the Brazilian Association of Agricultural Engineers. He is a member of the Brazilian Precision Agriculture Commission and the Tractor and Machine Awards of the Year Evaluation Committees. He has published over 170 articles in scientific journals, 7 books and 20 book chapters. He works in the area of ​​Agricultural Engineering and Digital Agriculture, developing research focusing on the following topics: Mechanized Harvesting Systems (coffee, sugar cane, peanuts and cereals), Precision Agriculture and Quality Control. in Mechanized Agricultural Operations.

Contact:  rouverson.silva@unesp.br

                https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8852-2548

Postdocs


PhD Students

Armando Brito Lopes Filho

Agricultural Engineer by UFMA, Chapadinha Campus. He develops research with emphasis on Precision Agriculture, Agricultural Mechanization and Remote Sensing in peanut crop. Currently he's working with mechanized peanuts harvesting, seeking to study the effect of harvesting methods and systems on the quality of harvested peanuts.

Bruno Rafael Almeida Moreira

Agronomist by Unesp, Dracena Campus, master in Agronomy (Unesp, Ilha Solteira, SP, Brazil).

He develops research on agricultural mechanization working with conversion of physical losses and vegetable impurities into antioxidants, to control off-gassing and self-firing from pellets.

  • Samira Luns Hatum de Almeida

  • Graduated in Agronomy from the Federal University of Espírito Santo and Master in Agricultural Engineering from the Federal University of Viçosa. Currently, PhD student in Agronomy (Plant Production) at UNESP, Jaboticabal Campus and member of the Agricultural Machinery and Mechanization Laboratory (LAMMA). It operates in the areas of Remote Sensing, Geoprocessing and Precision Agriculture.

    Master Students

    Antonio Maurício Loureiro Jr.

    Agronomist by São Paulo State University (UNESP), Jaboticabal Campus, studying for a Master's degree in Agronomy (Plant Production) by the same institution. Currently he works for John Deere Co. as an Instructional Product Specialist. He has experience with product engineer, agricultural machine testing, prototype validation, Precision Agriculture and mechanized harvesting systems. He works in research projects in mechanized sugarcane harvesting, technology development, quality and operational optimization.

    Eduardo Arouche

    Agribusiness technician by the Rural Apprenticeship Service (SENAR-MA). He is Agricultural Engineering from the Center for Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the Federal University of Maranhão (CCAA / UFMA). He is currently a master's student in the graduate program in Agricultural Systems Engineering at the Higher University of São Paulo (ESALQ / USP), working in the fields of agricultural mechanization and precision agriculture.

    Jarlyson Brunno Costa Souza

    Agricultural Engineer by UFMA, Chapadinha Campus. He develops research in the area of agricultural mechanization, focused on Precision Agriculture and Remote Sensing in peanut crop. He's currently working on developing a new methodology for predicting peanut maturity using remote sensing.

    Rafael Feih

    Electrical Engineer by Federal University of Santa Maria/RS, Master in Business Administration by FGV/Rio de Janeiro. He is currently a master student in Agronomy (Plant Production) on Digitl Agriculture solutions for sugarcane harvesting based on telemetry systems. Rafael has a comprehensive background on validation processes for Ag machines such as tractors, self-propelled harvesters and sprayers. His main expertises are Prototype build, Lab & Field testing, Data acquisition systems and people management.

    Vinicius dos Santos Carreira

    Precision Agriculture Mechanization Technologist, FATEC "Shunji Nishimura". 

    He is currently a master student in Agronomy (Plant Production) on Digital Agriculture solutions for potato harvesting based on remote sensing. Besides, he also works with image processing and sensor use in agricultural operations

    Undergraduate students

    Gabriel Valente Francescato

    Graduating from the Agronomy course at UNESP-Jabtocabal, SP, Brazil, he works in the Agricultural Machinery and Mechanization Laboratory and is currently working with the identification of factors that influence the quality of the harvested peanuts.

    Gilson Coutinho Paulino

    Accounting Technician from ETEC Professor Mário Antônio Verza. Graduating in Agronomic Engineering from UNESP, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil. He currently develops research at the Agricultural Machinery and Mechanization Laboratory (LAMMA).

    Guilherme Flois

    Graduating from the 10th period in Agronomic Engineering at UNESP, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil. She develops research at the Agricultural Machinery and Mechanization Laboratory (LAMMA) with an emphasis on remote sensing in the peanut crop.

    João Vitor Vitorio Rodrigues

    Graduating from the agronomy course at UNESP, Jboticabal, SP, Brazil, he works at the Agricultural Machinery and Mechanization Laboratory and is currently working with the assessment of quantitative losses in the peanut harvesting operation.

    Lucas Matheus Agostini

    Graduating from the 5th period in agronomic engineering at the UNESP Faculty of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, Jaboticabal Campus, SP, Brazil. She develops research at the Agricultural Machinery and Mechanization Laboratory with an emphasis on agricultural mechanization, currently working with the operational quality of the peanut harvest.

    Ruan Jardinetti

    Graduating in Agronomic Engineering from the Faculty of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences at UNESP, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil. She develops research at the Agricultural Machinery and Mechanization Laboratory (LAMMA) with an emphasis on Remote Sensing and Agricultural Mechanization in peanut culture.