Dr. Travis Esau

Assistant Professor  

Department of Engineering
Precision Agriculture Research Program
Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University
Truro, NS, Canada, B2N 5E3
Phone: (902) 893-3055
E-mail: tesau@dal.ca

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Dr. Travis Esau has been working in the Precision Agriculture Research Program at the Department of Engineering since 2007. Travis is currently a Assistant Professor working on developing precision agriculture technologies to increase farm profitability and reduce environmental risks. Also, he has been assisting with multiple other precision agriculture research projects and specifically is involved with wild blueberry harvester control and automation.


  • Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), Dalhousie University
  • M.Sc. (Agriculture Engineering), Dalhousie University
  • B.Eng. (Mechanical Engineering), Dalhousie University


  • ENGN 3017 (Engineering Design Project)
  • ENGN 2005 (Engineering Dynamics)
  • ENGN 1002 (Engineering Statics)
  • ENGN 2011 (Technology for Precision Agriculture)
  • CSCA 0200/1000 (Computer Methods)
  • APSC 0201 (Machinery & Building Technology)