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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Huihui Zhang
Physical Scientist

Huihui Zhang Dr. Huihui Zhang
Agricultural Engineer


Water Management Research Unit
2150 Centre Avenue, Bldg D, Suite 320
Fort Collins, CO 80526

PHONE: (970) 492-7413
FAX: (970) 492-7408


Degrees   Research   Publications


Ph.D. Biological & Agricultural Engineering 2010 Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
M.S. Electrical Engineering 2005 San Francisco State University, CA, USA
B.S. Electrical Engineering 1998 Tongji University, Shanghai, China

Research Interests:



Zhang, H., R.G. Anderson, D. Wang. Satellite-based crop coefficient and regional water use estimate for Hawaiian sugarcane. Ready to be submitted to Field Crops Research Journal.

Anderson R. G., D. Wang, R. Tirado-Corbalá, H. Zhang, and J.E. Ayars. Divergence of reference and measured evapotranspiration observations in Sugarcane in Hawai’i, USA. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Journal. In review.

Xue, X.Y., T. Kang, W.C. Qin, Y. Lan, H. Zhang. Drift and deposition of ultra-low altitude and low volume application in paddy field. International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. In review.

Zhang, H., and D. Wang. Management of postharvest deficit irrigation of peach trees using infrared canopy temperature. 2013. Vadose Zone Journal, doi:10.2136/vzj2012.0093

Zhang, H., Y. Lan, C. P. Suh, J. K. Westbrook, W. C. Hoffmann, C. H. Yang, Y. B. Huang. 2013. Fusion of remotely sensed data from airborne and ground-based sensors to enhance detection of cotton plants. Computers and Electronics in Engineering, 93: 55-59

Lan, Y., H. Zhang, W.C. Hoffmann, J. Lopez. 2013. Spectral response of spider mite infested cotton: Mite density and miticide rate study. International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 6:48-52.

Zhang, H., Y. Lan, C. P. Suh, J. K. Westbrook, R. Lacey, W. C. Hoffmann. 2012. Differentiation of cotton from other crops at different growth stages using spectral properties and discriminant analysis. Transactions of the ASABE, 55:1-8.

Zhang, H., L. L. Hinze, Y. Lan, J. K. Westbrook, W. C. Hoffmann. 2012. Discriminating among cotton cultivars with varying leaf characteristics using hyperspectral radiometry . Transactions of the ASABE, 55, 275-280.

H. Zhu, T. Xu, T. Xu, Y. Lan, W. Wu, H. Zhang. 2012. Study on a method for fast selecting feature wavelengths from spectral information of crop nitrogen. Spectroscopy and spectral analysis, 32(8): 2185-2189.

Zhang, H., Y. Lan, R. Lacey, W. C. Hoffmann, J. K. Westbrook. 2011. Spatial analysis of NDVI readings with different sampling densities. Transactions of the ASABE, 54(1): 349- 354.

Zhang, H., Y. Lan, R. Lacey; W. C. Hoffmann, D. E. Martin, B. Fritz, J. Lopez Jr. 2010. Ground-based spectral reflectance measurements for efficacy evaluation of aerially applied glyphosate treatments. Biosystem Engineering, 107: 10-15.

Y. Lan, S. J. Thomson, Y. Huang, W. C. Hoffmann, H. Zhang. 2010. Current status and future directions of precision agriculture for aerial applications in the USA . Computer and Electronics in Agriculture, 74: 34-38.

Zhang, H., Y. Lan, R. Lacey, W. C. Hoffmann, Y. Huang. 2009. Analysis of vegetation indices derived from aerial multispectral and ground hyperspectral data. International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 2(3): 33-40.

Zhang, H., Y. Lan, R. Lacey, Y. Huang W. C. Hoffmann, D. Martin, G. C. Bora. 2009. Analysis of variograms with various sample sizes from a multispectral image. International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 2(4): 62-69.

Y. Lan, H. Zhang, R. Lacey, W.C. Hoffmann, W. Wu. 2009. Development of an integrated sensor and instrumentation system for measuring crop conditions. The Agricultural Engineering International: the CIGR Ejournal Manuscript IT-08 1115. Vol. XI: 1-16. April.

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