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About Grzegorz Cielniak

Grzegorz Cielniak is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Computer Science, University of Lincoln, UK. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Örebro University, Sweden in 2007 and MSc in Robotics from Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland in 2000. His research interests include mobile robotics, machine perception, AI and in particular applications in agricultural robotics and food technology. Grzegorz is currently involved in teaching a number of undergraduate Computer Science subjects and supervision of postgraduate students.

Subject Specialism

Computer Vision, Robotics, AI


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science — 2007
  • M.Sc. in Robotics — 2000

Research Interests

  • AI

  • Computer Vision

  • Robotics

Research Groups Memberships

Research Projects

  • A novel adaptation strategy for forage production under wet growing conditions – robotization and high quality forages (GrassRobotics) — awarded £37000 by Norwegian Research Council in 2018
  • Autonomous Field Rover for Informing Precision Agriculture — awarded £25000 by BBSRC in 2017
  • Integration of the Vision-based Weed Identification System into Robotic Weeders — awarded £26000 by BBSRC in 2017
  • Autonomous robots to support fruit picking — awarded £361000 by IUK in 2017
  • ILIAD - Intra-Logistics with Integrated Automatic Deployment: safe and scalable fleets in shared spaces — awarded £755000 by Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Action in 2017
  • Autonomous Field Rover for Agricultural Research — awarded £69000 by Research Investment Fund in 2016
  • 3D Vision-based Crop-Weed Discrimination for Automated Weeding Operations — awarded £88000 by IUK/BBSRC in 2016
  • Synthesis of remote sensing and ground truth sensors to develop high resolution soil moisture maps — awarded £787000 by STFC Newton Fund in 2016
  • Active Vision with Human-in-the-Loop for the Visually Impaired — awarded £36000 by Google Faculty Research Award in 2015
  • 3D Vision Assisted Robotic Harvesting of Broccoli — awarded £88000 by IUK/BBSRC in 2015
  • SWiFT - Innovation in Location Based Services — awarded £111000 by TSB in 2014
  • Novel computer vision techniques for food quality analysis - identification of Bruchus rufimanus (bean seed beetle) damage in field beans for export for human consumption — awarded £24000 by TSB in 2013
  • Autonomous Control of Agricultural Sprayers — awarded £31000 by TSB in 2013
  • Laser-based sensing technology for improved control of the spraying booms — awarded £5000 by Biosciences KTN SPARK Award in 2012

Research in the Lincoln Repository