Professor, Ag & Biosystems Engineering; Director CEAC;
Murat Kacira received his B.S. degree in Agricultural Engineering from Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey in 1991. He received both his M.S. (1996) and PhD (2000) degrees in Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. His research has involved the areas of greenhouse and plant energy balance studies, plant growth and health monitoring using image processing and machine vision applications, design and development of continuous plant monitoring systems, automated data acquisition and instrumentation, optimization of greenhouse natural ventilation using computational fluid dynamics applications. Dr. Kacira joined Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering faculty at University of Arizona in October 2007.