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Project coordinator

Prof. Tomas Norton 

M3-BIORES,
Division of Animal and Human Health Engineering,
Department of Biosystems,
KU Leuven,
Kasteelpark Arenberg 30,
3001 Heverlee,
Belgium

Email: tomas.norton@kuleuven.be


Dr Dong Liu

M3-BIORES,
Division of Animal and Human Health Engineering,
Department of Biosystems,
KU Leuven,
Kasteelpark Arenberg 30,
3001 Heverlee,
Belgium

Email: dong.liu@kuleuven.be

PhD in Agriculture Engineering. Currently a research associate in M3-BIORES, KU Leuven, working as an bioscience engineer to bridge the gap between engineering and animal science at the university. Focus on applying the state-of-the-art sensor technologies into improving animal production and welfare. Research interest includes Precision Livestock Farming, Computer Vision and Machine Learning.


Dr Guilherme A. Franchi

Research group of Animal welfare,
Department of Animal Science,
Aarhus University,
Blichers Allé 20,
8830 Tjele,
Denmark

Email: amorim.franchi@anis.au.dk

Postdoctoral Researcher. Ethologist focused on the investigation of behaviour and affective states in farm animals, and use of precision livestock farming tools to examine animal welfare.


 Dr Keelin O’Driscoll

Teagasc,
Pig Development Department,
Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation Centre,
Moorepark,
Fermoy,
Co. Cork, P61 C997
Ireland

Email: keelin.odriscoll@teagasc.ie

Main research focus is to investigate novel and emerging management strategies which can improve the welfare of pigs, and thus the sustainability of the Irish pig sector. Has since 2014 managed a research programme in the area of tail biting, primarily with regard to identifying environmental enrichment options for slatted systems.


Dr Laura Boyle

Teagasc,
Pig Development Department,
Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation Centre,
Moorepark,
Fermoy,
Co. Cork, P61 C997
Ireland

Email: laura.boyle@teagasc.ie


Orla Kinane

Teagasc,
Pig Development Department,
Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation Centre,
Moorepark,
Fermoy,
Co. Cork, P61 C997
Ireland

Email: orla.kinane@teagasc.ie 

Technologist. Research interests include pig behaviour and welfare and management strategies to improve animal welfare. Research Masters focusing on the effects of free lactation crates on sow and piglet behaviour and welfare. 


 

Prof. Lene Juul Pedersen

Research group of Animal welfare,
Department of Animal Science,
Aarhus University,
Blichers Allé 20,
8830 Tjele,
Denmark

Email: lene.juulpedersen@anis.au.dk


Dr Mona L. V. Larsen

M3-BIORES,
Division of Animal and Human Health Engineering,
Department of Biosystems,
KU Leuven,
Kasteelpark Arenberg 30,
3001 Heverlee,
Belgium

Email: monalilianvestbjerg.larsen@kuleuven.be

Postdoctoral Researcher. Ethologist with a focus on the development of Precision Livestock Farming systems for welfare monitoring of livestock animals and a special interest in computer vision and machine learning.