Dr. Clare Butler Ellis, Research Manager has 29 years’ experience in agricultural engineering research, with the last 22 years involved with application techniques for pesticides. She now leads the team in Silsoe Spray Applications Unit. She has an international reputation for research into nozzle performance and characterisation, spray behaviour and modelling of spray drift with an extensive publication record. She has experience of international research, through collaborations with European countries and the USA. Clare has managed and worked on a diverse range of research projects, including EU, Defra, Innovate UK, AHDB, fully-funded commercial contract research, with funders from the UK, Europe and world-wide.
Clare is currently working part time only because of health problems. In her absence, the team at SSAU will continue with our research being managed by one of the current team, including Paul Miller.
Dr. Clare Butler Ellis
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