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Brianna Posadas

Assistant Professor
Brianna Posadas
Agricultural Technologies Innovation Center
1880 Pratt Drive
Building 15, Room 1123
Blacksburg, Va. 24061


Dr. Brianna B. Posadas is an assistant professor (80% research, 20% extension) in the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences at Virginia Tech.

She was previously a CRA Computing Innovation Fellow in the Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education also at Virginia Tech.

She is also a fellow with the Center for Food Systems and Community Transformation and affiliated with the Center for Advanced Innovation in Agriculture (CAIA) and the Center for Human-Computer Interaction (CHCI).

Her research is focused on the intersection of agriculture, technology, and user-centered design.

When she completed her PhD at the University of Florida, she was the first Latina to earn a doctorate from the department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering.

Dr. Posadas also received her master of science in agricultural and biological engineering at UF and her bachelor of science in engineering from Harvey Mudd College.