Dr Cherlyn McCarthy

Cheryl McCarthy is a Senior Research Fellow in mechatronic engineering with the Centre for Agricultural Engineering at the University of Southern Queensland. Her research involves developing machine vision and sensing systems for agriculture. She has worked on machine vision projects for the beef, fodder and macadamia industries and her current projects include precision sensing of weeds for the sugar, cotton and grains industries. Dr McCarthy has a BEng (Mechatronic) and PhD from USQ. Her research interests include the application of mechatronic engineering to agriculture and imaging spectrometry. She holds a CASA UAV Operator’s Certificate.

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