Jonathan Gill, co-developer of the Hands Free Hectare and researcher, Harper Adams University

Jonathan Gill

Jonathan is a qualified robotic engineer specialising in mechatronic systems. He started out in the offshore industry supervising the ROV team in harsh underwater environments. Now working at Harper Adams University as a researcher, his main focus is aerial drone systems and their role within agriculture with operation, design and programming.

The Hands Free Hectare is his most recent and boldest project, fusing automation, agronomy and agriculture together operating drones and drone technology to achieve a world’s first. He is also a 2018 Nuffield Scholar.

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