Optimal Cooling

A number of hIgh-Value hand-picked specialty crops are very susceptible to spoilage after they have been picked and while they are waiting to be refrigerated.   We built a model around this problem,

Optimal Transport in Hand-Picked Crops


Reference: Code for Manuel D, Sowers RB. Optimal transport to cold chain in perishable hand-picked agriculture. Natural Resource Modeling. 2017;30:e12124. https://doi.org/10.1111/nrm.12124

Code: https://gitlab.engr.illinois.edu/r-sowers/OptimalCooling.git

Press release: https://news.illinois.edu/view/6367/469804