The Rhizosheath Project

The Rhizosheath Project is the result of an independent study under Professor Mathew Schwartz at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. My role in the project was to take the research done by former biology student, Monica Torralba, and create an automated plant growth and documentation system to assist biologists study the growth of plant roots in different aggregates. 

"Create an affordable automated system that features a day/night cycle, nutrient cycle, and documentation cycle."

Grow Lights

Watering Cycle


Nutrient Dosing

Sample of Root Analysis Software (ImageJ)