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     Date Submitted:18-07-2012
     Last Modified:18-07-2012 (03:10)
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     Current job:Test Engineer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     KeywordsTeamwork, Software developer, Problem solving Pdh, Radio Occultation, Italian ROSA Project, Weather Radars, Research, Conferences, Project Manager, Teaching, Remote Sensing


    25 July 1981



    Electronics engineer




    25 January 2012 →

    Test Engineer

    Testing of a system for monitoring IVECO vehicles batteries health.

    Testing of IVECO fleet management software installed on board computer

    Polimatica S.r.l.

    Corso Francia 229, 10098 Rivoli (Italy)



    20 November 2011 - 31 December 2011

    Product developer

    Diagnosis of Electronic Control Units for IVECO vehicle powertrain

    IVECO s.p.a

    Strada delle Cascinette, Turin (Italy)



    01 January 2011 - 31 December 2011

    PhD Student

    Development of a X band MicroRadar network for rain detection (hardware and software) called MicroRadarNet.

    Study and implementation of Titan 5 software for storm detection, tracking and forecasting into MicroRadarNet processing software.

    Envisens Technologies s.r.l (EST) - Spin-off of the Politecnico di Torino.

    Registrered office in 39, Stati Uniti, 10129, Turin. Company headquarter in Loc. Baraggino, 10134, Chivasso (TO), 10129 and 10134 Turin - Chivasso (Italy)

    Remote Sensing of Environment


    01 January 2009 - 31 December 2010

    PhD Student

    Participated to ROSA Project (contract code ASI/ISMB N.1/006/07/0 on Radio Occultation called "ROSA software for OCEANSAT-2") commissioned by the Italian Space Agency (ASI) to the Remote Sensing Group (RSG) of the Politecnic of Turin.

    In particular I dealt with:

    - Validation of ROSA-ROSSA software for processing of radio occultation data.

    - Study and implementation of radio holographic techniques for solving multipath in the lower troposphere.

    Remote Sensing Group of the Politecnic of Turin

    24, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 10129 Turin (Italy)

    Remote Sensing of Environment


    01 June 2000 - 15 September 2000

    Lifeguard with various pathing beaches

    71043 Manfredonia (Italy)


    01 June 1999 - 15 September 1999

    Lifeguard with various bathing beaches


    71043 Manfredonia (Italy)


    01 June 1998 - 15 September 1998

    Lifeguard with various bathing beaches



    71043 Manfredonia (Italy)



    01/06/1997 - 01/06/1998

    Shop salesperson


    Tabacco shop

    2, Via Aldo Moro, 71043 Manfredonia (Italy)





    1995 - 2000

    High school diploma in informatics

    Luigi Di Maggio (Technician Institute)

    119, Roma, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo (Italy)


    2000 - 2004

    Bachelor degree in Electronic Engineering

    Politecnico di Torino (University)

    24, Duca degli Abruzzi, 10129 Turin (Italy)


    2005 - 2008

    Master of science in Electronic Engineering with specialization in Wireless Systems Design

    Wireless Systems Design.

    Graduation thesis title: Tsunami detection by satellite data

    Politecnico di Torino (University)

    24, Duca degli Abruzzi, 10129 Turin (Italy)


    01 January 2009 - 31 December 2011

    Doctoral degree in Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering

    PhD Student with the following subjects:

    - Validation of the ROSA-ROSSA software for processing of radio occultation data (ASI Project)

    - Study and implementation of radio holographic techniques for solving multipath in the lower troposphere (ASI project)

    - Developement of a X band microradar network for rain detection (hardware and software)

    - Study and implementation of the Titan 5 software for storm detection, tracking and forecasting

    Politecnico di Torino (University)

    24, Duca degli Abruzzi, 10129 Turin (Italy)


    08 November 2010 - 12 November 2010

    Management of Innovation

    Business organizzation, management of innovation (technologies and ideas) and related risks, management of working groups, how to be a leader ecc

    Unione Industriale Torino, Centro Ricerche Fiat, Politecnico di Torino, CORFUI, Camera di Commercio di Torino

    Turin (Italy)







    Good skills of living and working with other people acquired during university years, PhD period and previous job as lifeguard.


    Good skills of coordination and administration of other people (students mainly) acquired in the PhD period during which I participated to the ROSA-ROSSA project and the developement of a microradar network for rain detection


    Good Skills of analyzing and designing of wireless systems and electronic circuits.

    Knowledge of the GIS software Idrisi32.

    Knowledge of meteorological radars


    General knowledge of Personal Computer (Excellent for Windows environment, decent for Unix environment).

    Good knowledge of Office packages.

    Known programming languages: Pascal, Assembler, C, C++, Bash scripting, Visual Basic, C#, Matlab.

    software Titan 5.


    Certificate in "Management of Innovation" awarded




    Participation at Conferences:


    - 33rd International conference on Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE-33), Stresa, Italy, 4-8 May 2009, with an oral presentation on "Tsunami detection by satellite data".


    - Environment Including Global Change, Palermo, Italy, 5-9 October 2009, with an oral presentation on "Tsunami detection by satellite data".


    - 2010 IEEE GOLD Remote Sensing Conference, Naval Academy of Livorno, Italy, 29-30 April 2010, with a poster on "The radio occultation experiment on-board the Indian Oceansat-2 mission: data processing validation and Full Spectrum Inversion implementation".


    International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA 2011), Turin, Italy, September 12-16, 2011, with an oral presentation on "Identification, tracking, validation and forecast of local high resolution precipitation patterns observed through X-band micro radars".


    Papers for conferences:


    - Paolella S. (2004), "Previsioni del vento superficiale ECMWF e osservazioni Quikscat su Cipro: confronti e analisi".


    - G.Perona, F. Vespe, R. Notarpietro, M. Molinaro, M. Cucca, S. Paolella, S. Casotto, P. Zoccarato, A. Nardo, I. Bordi, M. Petitta, A. Sutera, N. Tartaglione, A. Speranza, B. Nava, S. Radicella, 2009, "The GPS Radio Occultation ROSA-ROSSA software: preliminary results". 2nd International Colloquium - Scientific and Fundamental Aspect of the Galileo Programme, 14-16 October 2009, Padova, Italy.


    - G. Perona, R. Notarpietro, M. Molinaro, S. Casotto, P. Zoccarato, A. Nardo, M. Cucca, S. Paolella, M. Petitta, I. Bordi, A. Sutera, N. Tartaglione, A. Speranza, B. Nava, S. Radicella, F. Vespe, 2009, "The Italian software for GPS Radio Occultation: validation using COSMIC and CHAMP data". EGU, 20-25 April 2009, Vienna, Austria.


    - S. Paolella, R. Notarpietro, G. Perona, 2009, "Tsunami detection by satellite data". 33rd International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE-33), 4-8 May 2009, Stresa, Italy.


    - R. Notarpietro, M. Cucca, S. Paolella, G. Perona, 2009 "Validazione scientifica del software di elaborazione operativo realizzato per il ricevitore italiano per radio occultazione a bordo della missione indiana Oceansat-2". Environment, Including Global Change, 5-9 October, 2009, Palermo Italy.


    - G. Perona, R. Notarpietro, M. Molinaro, S. Casotto, P. Zoccarato, A. Nardo, M. Cucca, S. Paolella, I. Bordi, A. Sutera, N. Tartaglione, A. Speranza, B. Nava, S. Radicella, F. Vespe, 2010, "The Italian GPS Radio Occultation Experiment on board the Indian satellite Oceansat-2". ICEAA 2010 Offshore, 20-24 September, 2010, Sidney, Australia.


    - S. Paolella, R. Notarpietro, M. Cucca, G. Perona, 2010, "The radio occultation experiment on-board the Indian Oceansat.-2 mission: data processing validation and Full Spectrum Inversion implementation". 2010 IEEE GOLD Remote Sensing Conference, 29-30 April 2010, Livorno, Italy.


    - S. Paolella, A. Prato, S. Turso, R. Notarpietro, S. Bertoldo, M. Cucca, M. Gabella, G. Perona, S. Ferrarese, R. Richiardone, "Identification, tracking, validation and forecast of local high resolution precipitation patterns observed through X-band micro radars", 2011, ICEAA 2011, September 12-16, 2011 Turin, Italy.


    Paper for journals:


    - S. Turso, S. Paolella, M. Gabella, G., Perona, 2011, "MicroRadarNet: a network of weather micro radars for the identification of local high resolution precipitation pattern", Atmospheric Research, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2011.07.015.

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