Changying “Charlie” Li, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

Changying “Charlie” Li, Ph.D.

223 Frazier Rogers Hall
P.O. Box 110570
Gainesville, FL 32611-0570
United States

Phenomics and plant robotics

Dr. Li is a Professor in Agricultural AI and Automation at the University of Florida in Gainesville with an Adjunct Professor appointment with UGA. His research group is developing innovative sensing and automation technologies to help provide safe and high-quality food, fiber, feed and fuel to sustain the world’s growing population. He currently leads a team of researchers that’s developing a robotic system of all-terrain rovers and unmanned aerial drones that can more quickly and accurately gather and analyze genetic data on plants.


Ph.D., Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2006

Areas of Expertise

Sensing and automation for food, agricultural and biological systems.


Berry impact recording device
U.S. Patent 10,082,519

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