Full Professor of Geomatics at the DIST, Polytechnic of Turin, teaches remote sensing at the master's degree programs in Environmental and Land Engineering, Geography and Urban and Regional Planning.
Since 2006, Director of ITHACA (Information Technology for Humanitarian Assistance, Cooperation and Action), a research association founded by Turin Polytechnic and Compagnia di San Paolo, active in the emergency management sector and, since 2012, service provider of the Copernicus EMS service. From 2012 to 2018, President of the public company (Piedmont Region, City of Turin, Metropolitan City and GTT) 5T, operating in the sector of mobility, ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) and infomobility.
Graduated from the Polytechnic of Turin, PhD in "Geodetic and Topographical Sciences", from 2011 to 2019 he was the President of the Italian Association of Remote Sensing (AIT); member since 1997 of the Scientific and Executive Councils of the ASITA Federation (Italian Federation of Scientific Associations for Territorial and Environmental Information); from 2008 to 2012 chairman of the Working Group 1 (Remote Sensing and Disasters) of Commission VIII (Remote Sensing Application) of ISPRS (International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
Author of more than 200 National and International scientific publications, he has participated as lecturer and chairman in more than 100 national and international scientific conferences.
|Scientific branch||ICAR/06 - TOPOGRAFIA E CARTOGRAFIA
(Area 0008 - Ingegneria civile e Architettura)
Scopus Author ID: 6602691980
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ERC sectorsPE10_14 - Earth observations from space/remote sensing SH2_12 - GIS, spatial analysis; big data in political, geographical and legal studies
SDGGoal 13: Climate action Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
KeywordsEmergency management Geographic information systems (gis) Intelligent transportation system Mapping Remote sensing
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Awards and Honors
Management or scientific roles in Research Institutes
Non-commercial collaboration agreements