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     Date Submitted:17-12-2010
     Last Modified:17-12-2010 (03:53)
    Job information
     Current job:Freelance Consultant
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsSatellite Navigation, Satellite Communications, System Engineering
    CV

    Personal information

     

    Nationality

    Italian

    Date of birth

    08 March 1976

    Gender

    Male

     

     

    Desired employment / Occupational field

    Project Manager

     

     

    Work experience

     

     

     

    Dates

    11/2004 →

    Occupation or position held

    Educational Coordinator of M.Sc.

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Educational Coordinator of the Master of Science in “Advanced Communications and Navigation Satellite Systems”(www.masterspazio.it). About  100 students to now, and about 40 industries/public bodies partner.

    Educational Coordinator of the Master of Science in “Lo Spazio: Galileo, Telecomunicazioni e Formazione”. (www.scuolaiad.it). About 20 students to now.

    Research activities in the following fields:

    o Communication and Navigation integrated systems

    o Location Based Services, Infomobility and Telematics.

    o Education with satellites

    o GEOSS - Global Earth Observation System of Systems

    o SDR – Software Defined Radio

     

    General Manager of the “IEEE/AESS Space Symposium 2005” held in Rome on October 26, 2005.

    Member of international organizing committees of many conferences (information upon request)

    Technical Coordinator of CTIF-Italy (Center for TeleInFrastructures).  http://ctif.aau.dk/ and http://ctif.uniroma2.it

    General Manager of ISABEL 2010 (3rd International Symposium on Applied Sciences in Biomedical and Communication Technologies). www.isabel2010.it

     

    Proposal Manager in many national and international projects (AS I/ESA /MIUR /FP6 /FP7 /FILAS /GJU/ EU /etc.)

     

    • Coordinator and/or member of research or proposal projects of many funded projects of University of Rome "Tor Vergata (list of the projects of the last 3 years):

    • EDRSS (ESA), European Data Relay Satellite System (Enhanced Data Relay Satellite Definition Study)
    • EDUSAT (ASI), EDUcational SATellite
    • FLORAD (ASI), Costellazione FLOreale micro-satellitare di RADiometri in banda millimetrica per l'Osservazione della Terra dallo spazio a scala regionale
    • GAPACOM (MIUR/FILAS), Sistema satellitare terra/bordo basato sulla studio di un payload NAVCOM innovativo da imbarcare sui satelliti GALILEO
    • CADMO (MIUR/FILAS), Control Autoconfigurable Data network for Mobiles.
    • MAGNET (EU-FP6), My Personal Adaptive Global NET
    • GTR (Galileo Test Range)
    • ERASMUS MUNDUS External Cooperation Window (Lot 11)
    • SOHA Pen (Software To Hardware Pen) – SSI Firm
    • Satellite Compass – Tecnotiberis
    • Erasmus Mundus External Cooperation Window 2009-2010 (Lot 11 – Asia Western Countries)

    Name and address of employer

    University of Rome “Tor Vergata” - Centro Servizi della Facoltà di Ingegneria

    Via del Politecnico 1, 00133 Rome (Italy)

    Type of business or sector

    Education and Reseach

     

     

    Dates

    November 2005 - April 2006

    Occupation or position held

    Consultant

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Feasibility analysis Study and conceptual development plan of an International Conference on Galileo Project to be held in Lazio Region.

    Name and address of employer

    FILAS Finanziaria laziale di sviluppo SpA

    Piazza della Libertà 20 , 00192 Rome (Italy)

    Type of business or sector

    Aerospace

     

     

    Dates

    April 2003 - November 2004

    Occupation or position held

    Research Assistant

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Managing the research activities in the field of integration of communication networks and satellite navigation systems.

    Coordinating the efforts of University of Rome and Aalborg University to EU projects proposals.

    Coordinating the common activities with University of Rome for the VeRT (Vehicular Remote Tolling) Project. VeRT project is in response to the Galileo JU Activity C first Call: Introduction of GALILEO services Using EGNOS, GJU/03/118/issue2/OM/ms, 31st July 2003.

    Contributing to the search of documents and information for the writing the book:

    “Applied Satellite Navigation Using GPS, GALILEO, and Augmentation Systems” , by Ramjee Prasad and Marina Ruggieri, edited by “Artech House” in April 2005.

     

    Name and address of employer

    Aalborg University (Denmark)

    Niels Jernes Vej 10 , 9220 Aalborg Øst (Denmark)

    Type of business or sector

    Wireless networks division

     

     

    Dates

    December 2002 - May 2003

    Occupation or position held

    Consultant

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Analysis of new video coding technologies on IP networks

    He worked as a Filas consultant in the Netsynt research lab, located in Via Resti 53, 00143 - Roma, Italy

     

    Name and address of employer

    FILAS Finanziaria laziale di sviluppo SpA

    Piazza della Libertà 20 , 00192 Rome (Italy)

    Type of business or sector

    Telecommunications

     

     

    Education and training

     

     

     

    Dates

    October 2001 - October 2004

    Title of qualification awarded

    Ph.D. in Telecommunications and Microelectronics Engineering

    Principal subjects / occupational skills covered

    Coordinator of the Master of Science in “Communications and Navigation Satellite Systems”.

    He conceived the teaching program in all its aspects, including management, coordination, advertising and economic viability. He taught in the Master in the “Advanced satellite navigation systems” module. He coordinates the educational activities of about thirty partners. The partners offer their knowledge and structures to carry out didactic and training activities. The list of partners includes: ESA, ASI, IIN, ENAV, FILAS, CORECOM, AVIO, Alenia Spazio, Telespazio, Vitrociset, Esri Italia, ACS, Space Engineering, IMT, etc

    Research activities in the following fields:

    o Future trends of Satellite Navigation.

    o Location Based Services, Infomobility and Telematics.

    o Integration of mobile communication networks and satellite navigation systems.

    o Integration of satellite systems and high altitude platforms in heterogeneous communications networks.

    o Store and Forward satellite networks.

    He was assistant professor and he taught “Digital Signal Processing” and “Signal Representation and Signal Processing” in the University of Rome.

    He took part in the following projects:

    o DAVID (Data And Video Interactive Distribuition) Project. ASI funded project.

    o SHINES (Satellite and Haps Integrates Networks and Services) - MIUR funded project PRIN 2002 - Research Project of Relevant National Importance.

    o VeRT (Vehicular Remote Tolling) - Galileo JU/FP6 funded project.

     

    Thesis title: “Status and trends in satellite navigation”; Thesis defended on January 18th, 2005

    Name and type of organisation providing education and training

    University of Rome "Tor Vergata" (University)

    Via del Politecnico 1, 00133 Rome (Rome)

    Level in national or international classification

    ISCED 6

     

     

    Dates

    January 2002 - July 2002

    Title of qualification awarded

    M.Sc. Cum laude in “Systems, Space Services and Applications”

    Principal subjects / occupational skills covered

    Lessons on space systems, space services and applications, held in the Fucino “Piero Fanti” Space Center (Avezzano - Italy)

    Internship in Telespazio firm, Via Tiburtina 965 Rome - Italy

    Master thesis title: “Feasibility analysis and business model of public utility services and commercial services that are achievable with the broadcasting communications capabilities of the Galileo navigation signal”

    He received a grant of merit from University of L’Aquila at the end of the course.

    Name and type of organisation providing education and training

    University of L'Aquila (University)

    Località Monteluco di Roio, 67040 L'Aquila (Italy)

    Level in national or international classification

    ISCED 6

     

     

    Dates

    October 1996 - October 2001

    Title of qualification awarded

    M.Sc. Degree in Electronic Engineering

    Principal subjects / occupational skills covered

    Specialization in Microelectronics

    Thesis title: “In Orbit Test of DAVID satellite referencing to the baseband section of the payload”; In Italian: “Test in orbita del satellite DAVID con riferimento alla sezione di banda base”

    Name and type of organisation providing education and training

    University of Rome "Tor Vergata" (University)

    Via del Politecnico 1, 00133 Rome (Italy)

    Level in national or international classification

    ISCED 5

     

     

    Personal skills and competences

     

     

     

    Mother tongue(s)

    Italian

     

     

    Other language(s)

    English

     

     

    Social skills and competences

    He used to work in international teams.

     

     

    Organisational skills and competences

    He has skills of coordination, administration of people, projects and budget. He is experienced in writing winning proposals for FP6/FP7, GALILEO JOINT UNDERTAKING/GSA, ESA, ASI, MIUR, FILAS, Regional Projects.

     

     

    Computer skills and competences

    Competent with most Microsoft computer programmes.

     

     

     

    Driving licence(s)

    A1, B

     

     

    Additional information

    He received the Award “Young Knight of Honor” by the Province of Rome for his merits in the Research Field in May 2009

    He was invited by ESA and EC to the European Space Policy Consultation and he attended conferences in 2003.

    He was awarded by IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society in recognition and appreciation of his valued services and contributions as Manager of the IEEE/AESS Space Symposium 2005.

    He is currently member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE/AESS with the role of Treasurer.

    He is member of the Organizing Committee of the 2006 Tyrrhenian International Workshop and 2007 AFCEA Conference on Aerospace Technologies and Applications for Dual Use.

    He is Chairman of the “Global Earth Observation System of Systems” Session at the IEEE Aerospace Conference 2007,2008, 2009 and 2010.

    He passed the italian “Esame di Stato” for professional orders in 2001 and he is a member of the Order of Engineers of Rome. Registration Number A-25841. He is member of the committee on relations with universities.

    He is a scientific expert of the COPIT (COmitato dei Parlamentari per Innovazione Tecnologica e lo sviluppo sostenibile - Italian parlamentarian panel for the technological innovation and sustainable development)

    He is member of the technical-scientific committee of ARES Consortium (Advanced Research and Engineering for Space) 2007-onwards.

    He was elected member of the technical-scientific committee of AFCEA (Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association) Chapter of Rome 2007-2009. He is elected member of the Managing Committee (2010).

    He is delegated by the Rector of the University of Rome to be the Technical Coordinator of CTIF Italy “Center for Teleinfrastructures”. CTIF – Italy is a branch CTIF Network: Headquarter in Aalborg (Denmark) and branches in Copenaghen (Denmark), Roma, Kolkata (India), Tokio (Japan) and (maybe) 2010 USA.

    He is been the coordinator of the column on “Theory and Reseach” of the Proceedings of the Italian Institute of Navigation in 2007. He is currently member of the advisory board of the Italian Institute of Navigation (2007-onward)

    He is also member of IEEE/AESS andCNIT.

    He is been the Guest Editor of a Special Issue on “Towards Global & Seamless Navigation” of the Springer “Wireless Personal Navigation” Magazine, published Volume 44, Number 3 / February, 2008.

    He attended many conferences about Space and Satellite Navigation in Europe and USA and he is author of about twenty five of conference and magazines papers. (information upon request)

    He used to play football and to do scuba diving (PADI - Professional Association of Diving Instructors, Advanced Open Water Diver certificate).

     


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