Dr. Celina Gomez
Assistant Professor, Controlled Environment Horticulture
Dr. Gómez is primarily interested in solution-based technologies that can help optimize horticulture production systems through the understanding of plant-environment interactions. She is passionate about automation and environmental monitoring sensors, and currently leads a cross-commodity research program looking at optimizing environmental control in protected environments, water conservation technologies for indoor plant production, and developing custom-made equipment for research programs. Dr. Gómez has research and teaching responsibilities in the Environmental Horticulture Department and also serves as an advisor to the undergraduate horticulture club at the UF.