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David Rankin

GreenTech Senior Scientist & Team Leader

David Rankin


Dave has a Bachelor of Engineering and PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Canterbury.

He has a passion for business; in 2004 he formed Indigo Systems, a successful start-up wireless communications company that produced various types of telemetry equipment. The company was acquired by CropLogic in 2014 and Dave became the Chief Technical Officer.

Dave joined Lincoln Agritech as a Senior Research Scientist, but is now the team leader for our new GreenTech group, with a primary focus on greenhouse gas monitoring and mitigation.

He specialises in:

  • system modelling
  • science innovation
  • advanced product development.


Dispersion Errors in Time Domain Reflectometry, ISEMA Conference
Woodhead, I., Platt, I., Rankin, D., Tan, A., Eccleston, K