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Chris Bahlo

Chris Bahlo

PhD Candidate

School of Engineering, IT and Physical Sciences

Supervisors: Assoc Prof Peter Dahlhaus, Dr Mark Trotter and Assoc Prof Helen Thompson

Chris commenced her PhD at Federation University in early 2016, as part of the RUN Precision Agriculture Flagship, researching data interoperability in Precision Agriculture. She works part-time at CeRDI and as a sessional at Federation University. In 2013 she graduated with a Degree in Information Technology from the University of Ballarat, being awarded the Ballarat University Medal. This was followed by a research Honours year. In 1995, she completed a Business Degree at Charles Sturt University and prior to that, an Agricultural Science Diploma. Chris has worked in information technology and agriculture roles, and also has business experience.

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Developing and implementing interoperative agricultural data exchange standards
Developing and implementing interoperable agricultural data exchange standards

Precision agriculture has the potential to improve Australian agriculture by making it more resilient, productive and profitable while reducing environmental impact and increasing social value.

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  • Qualifications
    • 2015: Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours), University of Ballarat
    • 2013: Bachelor of Information Technology (Professional Practice) with Distinction, University of Ballarat
    • 1995: Bachelor of Business, Charles Sturt University
    • 1985: Diploma of Agricultural Science, Victorian College of Agriculture and Horticulture
    • 2013: University of Ballarat Medal
    Professional experience
    • Sessional tutoring and moderation, Federation University
    • Software Developer, RU Advertising
    • Software Developer, Freelance
    • Research Assistant, Federation University
    • Owner-Manager, Narrawin Stud
    • Manager, OliVaylle Pty Ltd
    • Accountant, Worsley Black and Partners
  • Journal papers

    Bahlo, C., Dahlhaus, P., Thompson, H., & Trotter, M. (2019). The role of interoperable data standards in precision livestock farming in extensive livestock systems: A review. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 156, 459-466. doi: 10.1016/j.compag.2018.12.007

  • Conference papers, presentations and abstracts

    Bahlo, C. (2017, October). Accessible farm animal welfare data: The role of interoperable standards in precision livestock farming. Paper presented at the 1st Asian-Australasian Conference on Precision Pastures and Livestock Farming, Hamilton, New Zealand. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.897205

    Bahlo, C. (2017, July). Advancing data interoperability standards for animal welfare and production systems. Paper presented at the 2017 Federation University Higher Degree by Research Conference, Ballarat, Australia.

    Bahlo, C. (2016, July). Advancing data interoperability standards for livestock welfare and production systems. Poster session presented at the 2016 Federation University Higher Degree by Research Conference, Ballarat, Australia.

    Bahlo, C. (2013, July). Applying visualisation techniques to animal pedigrees. 2013 University of Ballaray Higher Degree by Research Conference, Ballarat, Australia.

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