Colin Phillippo

Colin Phillippo

Contact Me

Research Assistant I
Department of Horticulture

Phone:
(517) 353-0415

Email:

Responsibilities

  • Sample and data management
  • Lab safety training
  • Hiring, training, and supervision of undergraduate employees
  • Coordination with vendors
  • Equipment maintenance and repair
  • Multispectral drone data collection
  • Collaborate on design and implementation of research trials
  • Developing SOPs and protocols

 

Certifications

  • Commercial Pesticide Applicator's licence (MI)
  • FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot certificate (drone pilot's license)
  • Fork truck certificate - MSU
  • Tractor certificate - MSU
  • EHS-approved WPS safety trainer

 

Hobbies

  • Restoring machines
  • Microcontrollers and coding
  • PC building
  • Carpentry projects
  • Fruit and vegetable gardening

 

Education

  • M.S., Plant Biology, Michigan State University, 2011
  • B.S., Plant Biology, Michigan State University, 2008