Tomas Norton

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Tomas

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Norton

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Belgium

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KU Leuven. Division Animal and Human Health Engineering. Kasteelpark Arenberg 30 - box 2456, 3001 Leuven, BELGIUM

Biography: 

Tomas Norton is currently a nominated tenure track assistant professor in Precision Livestock Farming (PLF). He is based in the Division of Animal and Human and Health Engineering (group of M3-BIORES) at the KU Leuven. He holds a PhD in Biosystems Engineering from University College Dublin (Ireland). His current research focus is centered on PLF technology including modelling and control of animal bio-responses. He is PI and co-PI on collaborative National and International projects funded by the Belgium government, EU and USA. He is coordinator of courses on Measuring, Modelling and Managing Bio-responses and Sustainable PLF, and Animal Production Engineering at the KU Leuven. Since 2018 he is Chair of CIGR Section II, the chair of the Technical Board and member of the Executive Board.

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