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Eldert van Henten (1963) is heading the Farm Technology Group at Wageningen University since 2005.
In 1987 he obtained his M.Sc. degree (with honours) in Agricultural Sciences at Wageningen University with a specialization Horticulture. In 1994 he obtained his Ph.D. degree in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at Wageningen University, with a PhD thesis entitled Greenhouse climate management: an optimal control approach.
With protected cultivation and arable farming as main application fields, his research interests include sensing, modelling, design and (optimal) control of bio-systems, bio-robotics and high-tech automation and company logistics.
He is (co-)author of 1 book, 2 book chapters and more than 140 papers in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings.