Yeyin Shi - Agricultural Information System Engineer

Yeyin Shi

Work Chase Hall (CHA) 206
Lincoln NE 68583-0726
Work 402-472-2140 On campus, dial 2-2140
Dr. Yeyin Shi is an Assistant Professor and Agricultural Information Systems Specialist in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering with 50% research and 50% extension appointment. Her expertise is in agricultural sensing and information systems for crop and livestock productions. Yeyin's interests in research is investigating novel and advanced technologies and methodologies to generate, extract, manage and utilize useful data and information to increase efficiency, quality, and sustainability in agricultural production. Her interests in extension is educating the advanced and appropriate sensing and information technologies to stakeholders to help them increase production efficiency and quality. She graduated her PhD in Agricultural Engineering from the Oklahoma State University, and had postdoctoral experiences in the University of Florida and the Texas A&M University prior to joining in University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


  • Ph D, Oklahoma State University, 2014
  • MS, Oklahoma State University, 2009
  • BS, Nanjing Forestry University, 2007

Faculty Bio

Dr. Shi discusses her research with Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SAS, drones) in this CropWatch article: Learn How to Get Started with Drones at the Nebraska Crop Management Conference this January.

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New Study Helping to Guide Future Nitrogen Management of Winter Wheat for Grain Yield, Protein, and Bread Quality

October 29, 2019
Preliminary results are in from the first year of a two-year study to evaluate how soil N levels affect protein in Nebraska wheat and to provide data to revise UNL fertility recommendations for dryland wheat.

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