Sevim Seda Yamaç

Assoc. Prof.

Sevim Seda Yamaç received her B.Sc. degree in Agricultural Engineering, specializing in Agricultural Structure and Irrigation, from the University of Mustafa Kemal in Türkiye. She was then awarded a scholarship to attend the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari (CIHEAM/IAMB) in Italy, where she completed her Master's degree in Land and Water Resources: Irrigated Agriculture. She furthered her studies with a doctoral scholarship from the Italian Government and embarked on her career as a Research Assistant at Milan University, where she earned her Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Ecology. Following the completion of her Ph.D., she was granted a Postdoctoral Research scholarship and conducted her research at Bonn University in Germany. Throughout her career, she has collaborated with numerous multidisciplinary and international research groups. She has actively participated in various national and international projects, including those with NASA, the Robert Bosch Foundation, the Saudi Irrigation Organization, and The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Türkiye. She is also a member of digital agriculture commissions and working groups in important institutions such as the Turkey Republic Presidency, Ministry of Agriculture, and The Scientific and Technological Research Council in her country. Currently, Sevim Seda Yamaç serves as an Associate Professor, Head of Plant Production and Technologies Department, Coordinator of Digital Farming and the Director of the Application and Research Center for Advanced Agricultural Studies at Konya Food and Agriculture University in Türkiye. Additionally, she works as a project specialist at InnoPark Konya Technology Development Zone. In 2023, she has been a speaker at TEDx with the title "Crops of the Future: Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture". Notably, she is also a certified Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Pilot (UAV0-UAV1).

Fields of studies
  • Land and Water Resources Management in Agriculture
  • Digital Agriculture
  • Agricultural Systems Analysis and Modelling
  • Climate Change in Agriculture
  • Agricultural Meteorology