GRAHAM JEFFRIES

I am an agricultural data scientist developing new methods in geoinformatics to leverage big data for improving the triple bottom line of agriculture. My interdisciplinary dissertation research enhances the accuracy and timeliness of management recommendations derived from remotely sensed data and crop modeling in precision agriculture systems.


EDUCATION

PhD Candidate, Agriculture Food and Environment Program, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University

MSc, Agriculture Food and Environment Program, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University

Bachelor of Arts, Hampshire CollegeFields of Study: GIS, food systems, and philosophy


AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS & CERTIFICATIONS

NSF IGERT Fellowship in Water Diplomacy, Tufts University (2013)

Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award, Dow Chemical Company (2012)

Graduate Student Research Fellowship, Tufts Institute of the Environment (2012)

Academic Scholarships, Tufts University (2011)

Academic Scholarships, Hampshire College (2006-2010)


skills

Food and agricultural systems, agricultural technology, GIS and spatial analysis, remote sensing, data visualization, databases, crop modeling, spatial statistics, numerical analysis, econometrics, and high-performance computing.


research needs

  • Machine learning
  • Software development for cloud platforms
  • Image analysis
  • Crop modeling