Fabio Camargo

Ph.D. Students

Ph.D. student

Research Interests

Camargo's research interest encompasses soil amendments, biochar, remote sensing, the Saudi Green Initiative, irrigation, sustainability, and machine learning. By leveraging remote sensing technologies and machine learning, he aims to optimize soil amendment practices and enhance irrigation efficiency. Aligned with the goals of the Saudi Green Initiative, his research strives to promote sustainable agriculture, reduce carbon emissions, and ensure long-term food security.


  • MSc Environmental Science and Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, 2023
  • MBA Agricultural Leadership, Business and Management, Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture, 2019
  • BSc Agriculture Engineer, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil & University of Guelph, Canada, 2015

Professional Profile

  • 2021: Business development manager; Weather forecast
  • 2016 - 2021: Precision Agriculture & Weather forecasting consultant, large farming operations in Brazil

KAUST Affiliations

  • Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)
  • Division of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering (BESE)​​

Research Interests Keywords

Soil amendment Biochar Precision agriculture Machine learning