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     Date Submitted:03-08-2011
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     Current job:Radar Altimetry Specialist
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 2 months
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     KeywordsRadar Altimetry, Signal Processing, Algorithm Design, Validation, Image Processing, Data Analysis, Ground Segment Deisigner
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    PERSONAL INFORMATION

    Sex Male | Date of birth 22/11/1979 | Nationality Italian

     

    OCCUPATIONAL FIELD  

     
     
     
     

     Remote Sensing

     

    WORK EXPERIENCE

     

     

     

    Occupation Or Position Held

     

     

     

    Radar Altimetry Specialist/ Earth Observation Engineer

     

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    SERCO (www.serco.it)

      Contractor Position held at Earth Observation Program Services Exploitation and Research 

      Department (EOP-SER) at ESA/ESRIN Facility

     

    Scientific Support to the ESA altimetry research projects, Mission Exploitation, Products and Algorithms Verification-Validation, Data Analysis and Processing, Support to Definition of requirements for products, software and tools (SOW), Prototyping and Software Testing, Software (SRD, ADD, SVP, PS) and Scientific (ADAS,ATBD) Document Review and Acceptance, Quality Control, Project Monitoring and Coordination, Technical Note Drafting, Support for novel Algorithm and Product evolution from research stage to operational stage, Applications in Oceanography, Continental Hydrology and Cryosphere, Training and tool-box Demonstration

     

    Involvement, on ESA side, (Scientific Support/Management/Acceptance/Reviewing) in the following space projects and activities:

     

    ·        SAMOSA (http://www.satoc.eu/projects/samosa/ ) (ESA research project)

    SAR Altimetry Application Project (CryoSat/Sentinel-3)

    ·        COASTALT (http://www.coastalt.eu/)  (ESA research project)

    Coastal Altimetry Application Project (Envisat)

    ·        GUT  (http://earth.esa.int/gut) (ESA research project)

        GOCE User Toolbox Development

    ·        BRAT (http://earth.esa.int/brat/html/data/toolbox_en.html) (CNES/ESA research project)

    Basic Radar Altimetry User Toolbox Development (All Altimetry Missions)

    ·       ACE 2 (http://tethys.eaprs.cse.dmu.ac.uk/ACE2/) (ESA research project)

    Altimetry Corrected DEM Development (ERS1/2, Envisat)

    ·       River&Lake (http://tethys.eaprs.cse.dmu.ac.uk/shared/main) (ESA research project)

    Inland Water Altimetry Development (ERS1/2, Jason 2, Envisat)

    ·       RAIES (http://earth.esrin.esa.it/raies/index.php?doc=description) (ESA research project)

           Project for exploitation of Envisat Individual Echoes (Envisat)

    ·        SL-CCI (http://www.esa-sealevel-cci.org/) (ESA research project)

    Project for Harmonization of Sea Level Variables Database

    ·             SMALT (http://www.cse.dmu.ac.uk/EAPRS/projects_smalt.html) (ESA research project)

    Soil Moisture Altimetry Development (ERS1/2, Jason 2, Envisat)

    ·             CryoSat+ Ocean (http://www.satoc.eu/projects/CP4O/) (ESA research project) (CryoSat)

    Exploitation of CryoSat Data over Ocean

    ·                                          CryoSat+ In-land Water (http://due.esrin.esa.int/stse/projects/stse_project.php?id=168)

    Exploitation of CryoSat Data over Ocean (ESA research project) (CryoSat)

    ·             Development of ESRIN CryoSat-2 SAR Prototype (https://gpod.eo.esa.int/services/CRYOSAT_SAR/)

    ·        SEOM: Scientific Exploitation for operational mission

    ·        Support to CryoSat Ground Segment (Ocean Processing Chain)

    ·        Support to Sentinel 3 Algorithms and Requirements Definition and Reviewing

    ·        Support to Statement of Work Definition

    ·        CryoSat ocean cross-calibration and validation

    ·        Prototyping of SAR L1b Processing Chain and SAR L2 Retracking

    ·        Support and Supervision to ESA Young Trainees and Thesists

    ·        Teaching at Capacity Building Conferences or at Training Events

    ·        Participation to Workshops/Conferences

     

     

      Consulting Service on Earth Observation

     

     

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    Researcher/Systems Engineer (EO/Microwave Division)

     

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    6/2005-3/2008

     

    co.ri.sta(Napoli, NA) – Consorzio di ricerca su sistemi di telesensori avanzati

    (www.corista.unina.it)  Viale Kennedy, 580125 Naples Italy

    Remote Sensing, techniques and instruments for planetary exploration, microwave systems design, Radar Altimetry, SAR systems definition, EO space mission analysis, Image Processing, Signal Processing, Toolbox Prototyping (Matlab and IDL), Software Design  (SRD, ADD, SVP, PSD) and Development

     

    Involvement in the following space projects:

     

    ·             MARSIS Phase E Project (http://www.corista.unina.it/marsis.html) (ASI research project)

    MARSIS Radar Sounder Ground Segment

    ·             Sharad Phase E Project  (http://www.corista.unina.it/sharad_fase_e.html) (ASI research project)

    Sharad Radar Sounder Ground Segment

    ·             Italian Vision for Moon Exploration Project (ASI research project) (http://www.corista.unina.it/lunae.html)  :

    Phase A  Feasibility and Performance Study for an Italian Moon Mission

    ·         PAGIS ( http://www.corista.unina.it/pagis.html ) (ASI research project)

    MARSIS and SHARAD Exploitation Project

    ·         SORA (http://www.corista.unina.it/sora.html) (ASI research project)

                System Definition for SORA Radar Sounder

     

    Microwave Remote Sensing Research & Development

     

     

     

    PhD Studentship

     

     

     

    2014 - on going

    Replace with EQF (or other) level if relevant

     

    Technishe Universitat Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany

     

     

     

     

    PhD Dissertation Subject:: New Processing Techniques and Methods for SAR Altimetry

     

     

        EDUCATION AND TRAINING

     

     

     

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    Master Level Degree in Aerospace Engineering with specialism in Space Domain

     

     

     

    Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli, Naples, Italy

     

     

     

    Dates (from - to)

     

     

     

    Principal subjects/occupational skills covered

    1999-2005

     

     

     

    Thesis in remote Sensing titled  “Algoritmi di postprocessing per calibrazione dati MARSIS” (http://www.corista.unina.it/Docs/algoritmi_postprocessing.pdf)

     

        Level in national classification                Final Grading: 110/110 cum laude

     

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    Attendance as flying crew at ESA Student Parabolic Flight Campaign 2004 (http://www.frozen-reality.de/parabolic)

     

    2004

     

     

    Experiment of Frozen Reality in zero gravity environment

     

     

     

     

        EDUCATION AND TRAINING

     

     

    Title Of Qualification Awarded

     

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    Dates (from - to)

     

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    Level In National Classification

     

     

    High School Diploma

     

    Liceo Classico Salesiano Caserta, Italy

     

     

     

    1994-1999

     

    Humanistic  Studies

     

     

    Grading: 58/60

     

     

     

     

    PERSONAL SKILLS

     

     

    Mother tongue

    Italian

    Other Language

    English

     

    Social and Communication skills

    Always working in a multi-element international team, direct liaison with project prime contractors and sub-contractors and with ESA representatives, pro-active approach to problem identification and resolution

     

     

    Organisational / managerial skills

    High capacity to work autonomously and with little supervision, high capacity to work on several projects in parallel, high availability to travel and flexibility, ability to plan and report

     

    Computer skills

    Excellent Knowledge of Office Windows Package and Windows

    Excellent Knowledge of Matlab Development Environment and several Matlab Toolboxes

    Sufficient Knowledge of Fortran , IDL and C

     

    Undertaken Training Courses

    Programming in IDL (2010)

    Negotiation and Communication (2015)

    Fire Safety and Security at work (2014)

     

    Awards

    ESA Teamwork Excellence Award (2014) 

     

     

     


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