Quade Digweed

Junior Greenhouse Engineer
  • Help greenhouse researchers collect climate data, assess and develop new research tools
  • Evaluate new technologies to improve greenhouse energy usage, climate control and productivity

Current research and/or projects

Support greenhouse researchers through the collection of climate data, equipment design, and the development and assessment of new research tools.

Research and/or project statements

  • Determine effects of impact and vibration on greenhouse vegetables shelf life and quality using realistic sensors
  • Design of sensor towers to monitor climate and collection of energy use data to evaluate effectiveness of new cover materials
  • Development of new measurement tools for earlier detection of greenhouse pests

Education and awards

B.Eng Mechanical, Lakehead University 2017

Dip. Engineering Technology (Mechanical), Lakehead University 2015

Research facility

2585 County Road 20
Harrow, ON N0R 1G0
Canada

Affiliations

Professional Engineers Ontario - EIT

 

Language

English