Yan Zhu

Position title: Research Associate

Email: zhu488@wisc.edu

B23 Agricultural Engineering Building
460 Henry Mall
Madison, WI 53706

Yan Zhu headshot

Program Affiliations

Biological Systems Engineering

Education and Certificates

  •  Ph.D. 2022 – Agricultural Engineering, Purdue University

Fields of Interest

  • High-throughput Phenotyping
  • Precision Agriculture
  • UAV
  • Remote Sensing
  • Machine learning


  •  Zhu, Y., Ludwig, E.M., Cherkauer, K.A. (2022). “Estimation of Corn Latent Heat Flux from High Resolution Thermal Imagery”. Remote Sensing, 14(11): 2682. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs14112682.
  • Zhu, Y., Cherkauer, K. (2021). “Pixel-based calibration and atmospheric correction of a UAS-mounted thermal camera for land surface temperature measurements”. Transactions of the ASABE, 64(6): 2137-2150. https://doi.org/10.13031/trans.14631.
  • Zhu, Y., Irmak, S., Jhala, A.J., Vuran, M.C. and Diotto, A. (2019). “Time-domain and Frequency Domain Reflectometry Type Soil Moisture Sensor Performance and Soil Temperature Effects in Fine- and Coarse-textured Soils”. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 35(2): 117-134. https://doi.org/ 10.13031/aea.12908.
  • Zhu, Y., Cherkauer, K. A. (2019). “Estimation of crop latent heat flux from high resolution thermal imagery”. In Autonomous Air and Ground Sensing Systems for Agricultural Optimization and Phenotyping IV (Vol. 11008, p. 1100803). International Society for Optics and Photonics.