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Short bio

Paolo Gamba is currently Full Professor of Telecommunications at the University of Pavia, Italy. He received the Laurea degree in Electronic Engineering “cum laude” from the University of Pavia, Italy, in 1989, and the Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering from the same University in 1993. He is a Fellow of IEEE, and from 2009 to 2013 he has served as Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters. He has been member of the GRSS AdCom of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society since 2009, Chapter Committee Chair from 2014 to 2016, and Latin American activity Liaison in the same period. He has served in 2016 as GRSS Vice President for Professional Activities, from 2017 to 2018 as GRSS Executive Vice President, from 2019 to 2020 as GRSS Executive Vice President, and he is currently Immediate Past President of the same Society.

He has been the representative of the University of Pavia in the Consorzio Universitario per l’Argentina in 2018-2019, and Visiting Professor at the Pontifical University of Rio de Janeiro in 2014 and at the Federal University of Alagoas (both in Brazil) in 2017. He is currently the Delegate of the Rector for the Internationalization Activities towards the Americas.

He has been invited lecturer, thanks to the ERASMUS exchange program for teachers, at the University of Extremadura (Spain), the University of Cordoba (Argentina), and Ben Gurion University of the Negev (Israel).

All in all, he has been invited to give keynote lectures and tutorials in several occasions about urban remote sensing, data fusion, EO data and risk management. He published more than 150 papers in international peer-review journals and presented more than 300 research works in workshops and conferences.

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers)
  • Fellow of IAPR (International Association for Pattern Recognition)
  • Member of AIT (Associazione Italiana Telerilevamento)

Honors and Awards

  • 1999 ESRI Award for Best Scientific Paper in Geographic Information Systems by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Research Interests

Earth observation (EO), data fusion, SAR, wireless sensor networks, risk exposure