Optimization of agricultural management for soil.

The project aims to develop an intelligent agricultural management system using deep reinforcement learning (RL) and large-scale soil and crop simulations. To achieve this, a simulator will be built for modelling, quantifying and predicting the complex soil-water-plant-atmosphere interactions, using high-performance computing platforms. This is needed because soil carbon sequestration in croplands has tremendous potential to help mitigate climate change; however, it is challenging to develop management practices for optimal carbon sequestration and crop yield solutions. Read more about the project here: https://www.digitalfutures.kth.se/research/c3aidti-projects/optimization-of-agricultural-management-for-soil-carbon-sequestration-using-deep-reinforcement-learning-and-large-scale-simulations

The project is part of the Digital Futures cross-disciplinary research centre, jointly established in 2020 by KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm University, and RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, to explore and develop digital technologies of great societal importance - read more about Digital Futures here: https://www.digitalfutures.kth.se

The award has been granted by the C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute (C3.ai DTI) in a call for projects to Advance Breakthrough Artificial Intelligence Research for Energy and Climate Security. C3.ai DTI is  dedicated to accelerating the benefits of artificial intelligence by engaging the world’s leading scientists to conduct research and train practitioners in the new Science of Digital Transformation; it was established in March 2020 by C3 AI, Microsoft Corporation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of California, Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon University, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Princeton University, and University of Chicago, and includes also KTH as consortium member - read more about C3.ai DTI here: https://c3dti.ai 

Read the press release from C3.ai https://c3dti.ai/c3-announces-energy-climate-awards