Vitor S. Martins

Vitor S. Martins

Assistant Professor

Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Office: 242 Agricultural and Biological Engineering
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Ph.D., Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University.
M.Sc., Remote Sensing, Brazilian Institute for Space Research.
B.Sc., Agriculture and Environmental Engineering, Federal University of Viçosa.

Experience Record

  • March 2022 – Present, Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, USA.
  • July 2020 – Feb 2022, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Global Change & Earth Observations, Michigan State University, USA.
  • Aug 2017 – June 2020   Graduate\Teaching Assistant, Agricultural and Biosystens Engineering, Iowa State University, USA.
  • Feb 2017 – July 2017 Geospatial Analyst, Image Geographic Solutions - ESRI distributor, Brazil.

Specialty Areas

  • Optical Remote Sensing
  • Water Quality and Pollution
  • Radiative Transfer Modeling
  • Deep Learning

Research Interests

  • Remote Sensing of Water Quality
  • Land Cover and Environment Mapping
  • Satellite and Aerial Image Processing
  • Soil & Water Conservation Engineering

Awards and Honors

Professional Memberships

  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honor Society


  • 2019 Reverent P.T. Taiganides Award - Outstanding Ph.D. Student, ISU.
  • 2019 Harold & Katherine Guy Graduate Fellowship Award for Research Work in Soil and Water Conservation, ISU.
  • 2012 CAPES-FIPSE International Exchange Award , UFV.