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Gulf Coast Research and Education Center

Gulf Coast Research and Education Center

Dr. Xu (Kevin) Wang

Assistant Professor of Plant Phenomics

Since earning his Ph.D. degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Dr. Wang has been part of the Applied Wheat Genomics research group at Kansas State University. His research focused on building automated proximal and remote sensing systems for field-based plant phenotyping, development novel data analysis and image processing pipelines for plant trait extraction and supporting cutting-edge machine learning methods for complex trait detection and yield prediction. His goals for his position at GCREC include coordination of a data center storing high-value crops referencing data that includes images, derived phenotypes, along with genetic and genomic data for breeding and genetic research.

Wang Plant Phenomics Lab


  • Research


  • Extension


  • Education
    Staff Member Contact Information
    Li Yike J, Grad Studeng  
    Kai Shen, Grad Student  
    Xue Zhou, PostDoc  


Gulf Coast Research and Education Center
14625 County Road 672
Wimauma, FL 33598

Wang CV 2021

  • Education
    • Ph.D. 2014 - Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Kansas State University
    • M.S. 2008 - Computer Application Technology, China Agricultural University
    • B.S. 2006 - Computer Science and Technology, China Agricultural University