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     Date Submitted:13-10-2013
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     Current job:Radio Navigation System Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, ,
     KeywordsSatellite Navigation, satellite communications, signal processing, analysis and software simulations, software receiver, software development, GNSS algorithms development and testing for High Sensitivity receivers, signal authentication
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    Nationality       Italian

    Birthday          09/07/1985

    Place of Birth   Catania, Italy

    Position since March 2016:         

    Radio Navigation Engineer at Qascom, Bassano d. Grappa (VI), Italy

    Research areas: Satellite navigation systems, GNSS signal processing and receiver architecture, GNSS software receiver, GNSS algorithms, receiver based anti-jamming and anti-spoofing techniques, system based anti-spoofing and anti-replay scheme (e.g. Navigation Message Authentication, code based authentication).

    Activities:

    System Engineer Technical Assistance in GNSS signal authentication for Galileo 2nd Generation:

    Risk assessment and threat analysis for OS Galileo users’ security

    OS Authentication scheme system requirements definition for Galileo evolution

    Navigation Message Authentication and Code Based Authentication scheme design

    Receiver based techniques for spoofing detection and mitigation

    System Engineering skills:

    System requirements definitions for OS Authentication in Galileo Evolution, production of OS Authentication related   DCNs, participation to Engineering Board, contribution to G2G OS Authentication System Architecture, contribution to G2G System Functional Chain, contribution to G2G System concept report, declination of System Requirements into input to Segments (space/ground) Requirements (contribution to G2G Design Specification File)

    Technical skills:

    CDMA, Satellite communications, GNSS based positioning principles, Signal processing

    Knowledge of GNSS threats for OS users (e.g. spoofing, meaconing , jamming)

    OS Authentication schemes in GNSS at data level (Navigation Message Authentication scheme, Code Based Authentication scheme

    GNSS software receiver, High sensitivity receiver, advanced interference detection and mitigation techniques, signal processing algorithms for High Sensitivity GNSS receivers

    Experience with GNSS laboratory equipment, multi-constellation and multi-frequency professional GNSS  receivers, Spirent GNSS signal generator, Agilent PSG, spectrum analyzer

    Computer skills:

    Operating Systems:  Windows family, Linux Ubuntu

    Programming Software: C,C++, Matlab,

    Office automation suite: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Power Point

    IDE: Eclipse, Dev, Visual Studio

    Other: Lateχ, Teχmaker

     

    Work experience

    From March 2014 to February 2016

    Post-doctoral researcher in Global Satellite Navigation system and GNSS signal processing at Department of Electronics and Telecommunications (DET), Navigation, Signal Analysis and Simulation (NavSaS) group, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

    External collaborator as teacher for

    Satellite Navigation Systems class attended by 2nd year Master students in Telecommunications Engineering, Politecnico di Torino

    Research areas: Satellite navigation systems, GNSS signal processing and receiver architecture, GNSS software receiver, GNSS algorithms, anti-spoofing and authentication techniques

    Research activities:

    Signal processing techniques for spoofing detection, GNSS signal authentication at data and spreading code level

    Interference assessment for GNSS based civil and aeronautics applications.

    Advanced Jamming detection and mitigation algorithms and their integration in GNSS software receiver

    High Sensitivity GNSS receiver design and assisted GNSS techniques

    Galileo E5a signal processing and navigation message demodulation (FNAV)

    Galileo Full Operational Capability (FOC) satellites’ signals processing and performance assessment.

     

    From January 2011 to February 2014    

    Ph. D. Student

    Politecnico di Torino

    Department of Electronics and Telecommunications (DET), Turin, Italy

    Sector: Satellite Navigation Systems, Satellite communications, signal processing, analysis and GNSS simulation, GNSS software receiver

     

    Research activities:

    Interference environment assessment for GNSS based applications and its impact on GNSS signals and receiver performance degradation

    Pulsed interference environment assessment for GNSS in the Aeronautical Radio Navigation System (ARNS) bands due to:

    Distance Measuring Equipment and Tactical Air Navigation systems

    Investigation on current pulsed interference countermeasure such as pulse blanking, and theoretical derivation of its impact on GNSS signal quality and GNSS receiver performance.

    Study and design of innovative interference countermeasures based on the use of advanced signal processing techniques:

    Wavelet Packet Decomposition (WPD) based interference countermeasure

    Karhunen–Loève Transform (KLT) based interference countermeasure

    Software implementation and performance assessment of WPD and KLT based interference mitigation algorithms

    Pulsed interference and pulse blanking impact on GNSS receiver data demodulation performance:

    Trade-off with SBAS data transmission rate in presence of pulsed interference

    Contribution to the first acquisition, tracking and signal content analysis of the Galileo signals transmitted by the four Galileo In-Orbit-Validation Satellite

     

    Projects:

    April 2013 – October 2014: LUNAR GNSS – Weak GNSS Signal Navigation on the Moon

    Consortium: DEIMOS Engenharia,  DEIMOS Space, Politecnico di Torino (Fabio Dovis, Luciano Musumeci),  Thales Alenia Space France, Thales Alenia Space Italy

    Work package: Signal processing analysis, acquisition and tracking in weak GNSS signal environment

    Description: Funded by the European Space Agency, this project investigates the possibility to exploit weak-signal GPS/GNSS (Galileo) technology for providing real-time position, navigation and timing (PNT) information to various future lunar assets such as automated landers, rovers, orbiters.

    The technical activity under my responsibility is related to the signal processing analysis for GNSS signals acquisition and tracking in extremely harsh GNSS environment such as the navigation in lunar low orbit and on the moon surface. In such scenarios the potential GNSS receiver on board of the lunar lander has to deal with extremely weak GNSS signals characterized by high Doppler and Doppler rate.

    Investigation of the Weak GNSS signal Navigation on the moon is performed by mean of a fully software and extremely flexible GNSS receiver which is modified in order to correctly process feeble GNSS signals. A fully GNSS signals generator at intermediate frequency is employed for the GNSS moon environment generation.

    GPS L1/L1C/L5  and Galileo E1/E5 are the targeted GNSS frequency band.

    The outcomes of this work package are:

    Providing requirements for standard acquisition scheme for correct acquisition of weak GNSS signals (5 – 10 dB-Hz) characterized by high Doppler and Doppler rate.  The performed analysis mainly focuses on the investigation of the best trading off between coherent acquisition time combined with non-coherent accumulations which allow to achieve the targeted detection probability.

    Providing requirements for standard tracking loops (loop bandwidths, pre-detection integration time) in order to achieve tracking sensitivity at 5-10 dB-Hz of Galileo E1-E5 and GPS L1-L5 signals.

    Investigation of the accuracy required from the external Doppler aiding. In such a harsh scenario, it is necessary to provide the GNSS receiver with highly accurate Doppler aiding in order to make it insensitive to the high dynamics. The orbital filter, capable of integrating orbital GNSS satellites information together with position and velocity of the GNSS receiver, is able to provide extremely accurate Doppler and Doppler rate information within few Hz.

    More detailed information on the project can be found in [14] [16] [19][20].

     

    From January 2015: European GNSS Knowledge Triangle (E-KnoT) (Horizon 2020)

    Duration: 3 years

    Consortium: Politecnico di Torino (Fabio Dovis, Luciano Musumeci),  Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civil (ENAC), DL Consult (DLC), Universität der Bundeswehr München (UNIBWM), Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), Astri Polska Spolka Z Organiczona (AstriPolska), bavAIRia e.V

    Description: The scope of the project is to strengthen the interaction between the areas of education-research-industry in Europe, leveraging on past activities already undertaken in this field, in order to consolidate a strong EGNSS knowledge triangle, i.e. a solid network for the creation of a critical mass involving the relevant actors in the three areas with the final objective of supporting the European economy development. The project approach is in line with the general policy of the H2020 program, for the capacity building and critical mass creation in strategic areas, so to increase Europe competitiveness and attract investments from outside Europe. In GNSS this can only be realized by investing on a strong coordination among universities, research centers and industry to fill the gap with respect to other areas of the world. Indeed, the poor links between Industry and Research in Europe versus e.g. the US are quoted as one of the reasons of the constraints on innovation.

    Each side of the knowledge triangle represents a link between the areas. The e-KnoT project will address each of them by implementing activities aiming at strengthening the link in the European framework on a long-term basis. Each area involves different actors, whose interactions will be stimulated by the project’s activities. Thus it will provide a platform and structure for collaboration, coordination and knowledge sharing. The project will connect the various research and innovation environments with EGNSS developing industry. In fact, industry will be involved in the project activities, in order to directly benefit of the project results, through the cooperation with universities and research centers. Proper measures to protect the Intellectual Properties Rights (IPRs) and the interest of the companies will be implemented.

    Support to e-knot planned activities:

    Specializing Master in GNSS and related applications: The II Level Specializing Master on Navigation and Related Applications (MNRA) is a joint initiative of Politecnico di Torino and Istituto Superiore Mario Boella (ISMB) with the collaboration of Istituto Elettrotecnico Nazionale Galileo Ferraris (IEN) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UN-OOSA). It is a 1-year programme taught in English aiming at offering an effective answer to the job market demands in terms of high-level technicians who have a thorough knowledge and a broad vision of the navigation/ localization world, over than specific skills. For this activity my contribution consists on taking charge of the following teaching class: Integration of satellite navigation and other positioning technologies

    Professional training: The Professional Education Programme is based on the concept of training provided by academia with high profile GNSS research laboratories towards professional staff (from industry, research centres or institutions).  5 tutorials per year, each 3-day long, located in different European locations and free-of-charge are foreseen in the project. In this context I am involved as a program planner of the professional trainings and I am part of the teachers’ team of the professional training

     

    From October 2011 to March 2012         

    Internship, Radio Navigation Engineer under Prestige program

    TEC-ETN section

    European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

    Sector: Radio Navigation and signal processing Engineering              

    Research activities:

    Assessment of the DME/TACAN interference environment for GNSS based aviation application over the central Europe region.

    DME/TACAN interference environment simulations through the Interference Test Facility (ITF) (available at the ESTEC navigation laboratory) and impact on GNSS professional receivers performance (pseudorange measurements and carrier to noise density ratio degradation)

    Performance comparison between GNSS software receiver and professional receiver in presence of strong DME/TACAN interference

    Study and design of new transformed domain based interference mitigation techniques for pulsed interference suppression:

     Wavelet transform based detection and interference mitigation algorithm and Karhunen–Loève Transform interference signal decomposition and detection algorithm

     

    From August 2010 to October 2010

    Internship

    TEC-ETN section

    European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

    Sector: Radio Navigation and signal processing Engineering              

    Research activities: Master Thesis – “Impact of Radio Frequency Pulsed Interference Impact on GNSS Receiver Performance”

    Pulsed interference signal characteristics impact on GNSS signals quality degradation and on professional GNSS receivers performance through the Interference Test Facility (ITF) platform:

    Pulse width, pulse duty cycle and pulse peak power impact on Carrier to Noise density ratio degradation in the GPS L1/L 5 and Galileo E1/E5/E6 frequency bands.

    Carrier to Noise density degradation assessment in presence of pulse blanking impact

     

    From May 2010 to July 2010        

    Internship

    Navigation Signal Analysis and Simulation, NavSAS group

    Istituto Superiore Mario Boella, Turin, Italy.

    Sector: Navigation and signal processing

    Research activities: Master Thesis – “Impact of Radio Frequency Pulsed Interference on GNSS Receiver Performance”

    Software development of pulsed interference signals and its combination with GNSS data at intermediate frequency generated by using fully software GNSS signal generator

    Pulse interference impact on GNSS software receiver performance:

     

    Education

    From January 2011 to February 2014    

    Ph. D. Student

    Politecnico di Torino

    Department of Electronics and Telecommunications (DET), Turin, Italy

    Ph. D. ThesisAdvanced Signal Processing Techniques for Interference Removal in     Satellite Navigation Systems

     

    Courses and Seminars attended during the Ph. D. studies

    Date

    Title

    Organizer

    Place

    July 2011

    ESA GNSS summer school

    European Space Agency

    Berchtesgaden

    May 2012

    GNSS Ph.D Training

    European Commission

    And

    European GNSS Agency

    Within the GTRAIN project

    ENAC

    Tolosa

    July 2012

    GNSS summer school on core technologies

    Institute for the Protection

    and Security of the Citizen IPSC

    Joint Research Centre

    Ispra, Varese

     

    From September 2008  to November 2010       

    Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy

    Master of Science in Telecommunication Engineering

    Final grade: 110/110 cum laude

    Majors: Knowledge of Global Navigation Satellite Systems, radar systems, satellite systems, architecture of digital receivers, data compression techniques, channel coding techniques, information theory, IP-TCP protocols, optical networks, antennas, signal processing techniques

    Thesis: “Impact of  Radio Frequency pulsed interference on GNSS receivers performance”

     

    From October 2004  to April 2008          

    University of Catania, Catania, Italy

    Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Engineering

    Final grade: 106/110

    Majors: Signals theory, Analog Modulation techniques, Digital transmission, Digital Modulation techniques, telecommunication networks, telecommunication systems (transmission media, optical networks, radio mobile systems as GSM and UMTS), satellite systems

    Thesis: “An analytical model for the distortion estimation in source on H.264 video transmitted over wireless channel”

     

    From September 1999  to July 2004      

    Liceo Scientifico Statale “Galileo Galilei”, Catania, Italy

    High School Diploma

    PNI: National Plan for Computer Science - Final grade: 100/100

     

    Scientific publications

    International Journal papers

    Luciano Musumeci and Fabio Dovis, “Use of the Wavelet Transform for Interference Detection and Mitigation in Global Navigation Satellite Systems,” International Journal of Navigation and Observation, vol. 2014, Article ID 262186, 14 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/262186

    Musumeci, Luciano; Samson, Jaron; Dovis, Fabio: 'Performance assessment of pulse blanking mitigation in presence of multiple Distance Measuring Equipment/Tactical Air Navigation interference on Global Navigation Satellite Systems signals', IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, 2014, DOI: 10.1049/iet-rsn.2013.0198

    Dovis, F., Musumeci, L., Linty, N., & Pini, M. (2012). Recent Trends in Interference Mitigation and Spoofing Detection. International Journal of Embedded and Real-Time Communication Systems (IJERTCS), 3(3), 1-17. doi:10.4018/jertcs.2012070101

    Margaria D., Linty N., Favenza A., Nicola M., Musumeci L., Falco G., Falletti E., Pini M., Fantino M., Dovis F. (2012). Contact! - First acquisition and tracking of IOV Galileo signals. In: INSIDE GNSS, vol. 7 n. 1 – January 2012, pp. 46-55. - ISSN 1559-503X

    D. Margaria, M. Fantino and L. Musumeci, “Acquisition and Tracking of Galileo IOV E5 signals: Experimental Results and Performance Evaluation”, in Annual of Navigation, Journal of the Polish Navigation Forum, Vol.19/2012/part 1, pp. 105-120, doi: 10.2478/v10367-012-0009-5

    L. Musumeci, F. Dovis, J.S. Silva, P.F. Silva,  H.D. Lopes, “Design of a High Sensitivity GNSS receiver for lunar missions,” in Advances in Space Research vol. 57, n. 11, 1 June 2016, Pages 2285–2313,doi:10.1016/j.asr.2016.03.020

    L. Musumeci, F. Dovis, “Use of the Karhunen-Loève Transform for interference detection and mitigation in GNSS,” in ICT Express, Special Issue on Positioning Techniques and Applications, ICT Express, vol. 2, n. 1,March 2016, Pages 33–36, doi:10.1016/j.icte.2016.02.008

     

    International Conference papers

    Soubielle, J.; Vigneau, W.; Samson, J.; Banos, D.J.; Musumeci, L., “Description of an Interference Test Facility (ITF) to Assess GNSS Receivers Performance in Presence of Interference”,in Proc. of Navitec, December 2010, European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

    L. Musumeci, F. Dovis, “Use of Wavelet Transforms for Interference Mitigation,”  in Proc. of International Conference on Localization and GNSS, 29-30 June 2011, Tampere, Finland

    D. Margaria, M. Fantino & L. Musumeci, “Acquisition and Tracking of Galileo IOV E5 signals: Experimental Results and Performance Evaluation”, in Proc. Of European Navigation Conference, Gdanks, Poland 24-27 April 2012.

    Musumeci, L.; Dovis, F.; , "A comparison of transformed-domain techniques for pulsed interference removal on GNSS signals," Localization and GNSS (ICL-GNSS), 2012 International Conference on , vol., no., pp.1-6, 25-27 June 2012.

    Dovis, F., Musumeci, L., Samson, J., ”Performance Comparison of Transformed Domain Techniques for Pulsed Interference Mitigation”, in Proceedings of the 25th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of The Institute of Navigation, Nashville, TN, 2012.

    L. Musumeci, F. Dovis and J. Samson, “Experimental Assessment of Distance Measuring Equipment and Tactical Air Navigation interference on Galileo E5a Frequency Band”, in Proceedings Satellite Navigation Technologies and European Workshop on GNSS Signals and Signal Processing (NAVITEC), 2012  6th ESA Workshop, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

    Margaria, D., Nicola, M., Dovis, F., Linty, N., Musumeci, L., “Galileo In-Orbit Validation E1 and E5 Signals:Experimental Results and Assessment”, in Proceedings of Satellite Navigation Technologies and European Workshop on GNSS Signals and Signal Processing (NAVITEC), 2012  6th ESA Workshop, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

    Musumeci, L.; Dovis, F.; , "Performance Assessment of Wavelet Based Technique in Mitigating Narrow-Band Interference," Localization and GNSS (ICL-GNSS), 2013 International Conference on , vol., no., pp.1-6, 25-27 June 2013, Turin, Italy.

    P. Freire da Silva, H. Lopes, T. Peres, J. Silva, J. Ospina, F. Cichocki, F. Dovis, L. Musumeci, D. Serant, T. Calmettes, I. Pessina, J. V. Perelló, “Weak GNSS Signal Navigation to the Moon”, in Proceedings of the 26th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of The Institute of Navigation, Nashville, TN, September 16 - 20, 2013.

    L. Musumeci, F. Dovis, “Effect of Pulse Blanking on Navigation Data Demodulation Performance in GNSS System”, to appear in Proceedings of the IEEE ION Position Location and Navigation Symposium, Monterrey, CA, 5-8 May 2014.

    L. Musumeci, F. Dovis, P. Freire da Silva, H. Lopes, J. Silva,  “Design of a Very High Sensitivity Acquisition System for a Space GNSS Receiver”, to appear in Proceedings of the IEEE ION Position Location and Navigation Symposium, Monterrey, CA, 5-8 May 2014

    N. Linty, L. Musumeci, F. Dovis, “Assistance Requirements Definition for GNSS Receivers in Denied Environments”, in Localization and GNSS (ICL-GNSS), 2014 International Conference on , June 2014, Helsinki, Finland

    F. Dovis, C. F. Chiasserini, L. Musumeci, C. Borgiattino, “Context-aware Peer-to-Peer Positioning”, in Localization and GNSS (ICL-GNSS), 2014 International Conference on , June 2014, Helsinki, Finland

    J.S. Silva, H.D. Lopes, P.F. Silva, T.R. Peres, D. Serant, T. Calmettes, R. Challamel, L. Musumeci, F. Dovis, J.A. Ospina, J.L. Cano, I. Pessina, L. Marradi, V. Perelló, A. Garcia, The Netherlands, GNSS-Based Navigation for Lunar Missions, in Proceedings of the 27th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of The Institute of Navigation, Tampa, FL, September 8 - 12, 2014.

    J.S. Silva, H.D. Lopes, P.F. Silva, Dovis, F. Dovis, L. Musumeci, J. V. Perelló, GNSS-Based Navigation for Lunar Descent and Landing: Performance Results, in Proceedings of Satellite Navigation Technologies and European Workshop on GNSS Signals and Signal Processing (NAVITEC), 2014  7th ESA Workshop, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 3-5 December

    L. Musumeci, J. Curran and F. Dovis, “A Comparative Analysis of Adaptive Notch Filtering and Wavelet Mitigation Against Jammers Interference”, in Proceedings of the 28th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of The Institute of Navigation, Tampa, FL, September 14 - 18, 2015

    Book Chapters

    Dovis, F., Musumeci, L., Linty, N., & Pini, M. “Interference and Spoofing: New Challenges for Satellite Navigation Receivers” , in  Advancing Embedded Systems and Real-Time Communications with Emerging Technologies, edited by IGI GLOBAL

    Dovis, F., Musumeci, L., Motella, B., Falletti, E. “Classification of Interfering Sources and Analysis of the Effects on GNSS Receiver”, in GNSS Interference, Threats and Countermeasures, edited by Fabio Dovis, published by Boston Artech House (January 2015)

    Dovis, F., Musumeci, L., Margaria, D., Motella, B. “Analytical Assessment of Interference on GNSS Signals”, in GNSS Interference, Threats and Countermeasures, edited by Fabio Dovis, published by Boston Artech House (January 2015)

    Musumeci, L., Dovis, F. “Classical Digital Signal Processing Countermeasures to Interference in GNSS”, in GNSS Interference, Threats and Countermeasures, edited by Fabio Dovis, published by Boston Artech House (January 2015)

    Musumeci, L., Dovis, F. “Interference Mitigation Based on Trasformed Domain Techniques”, in GNSS Interference, Threats and Countermeasures, edited by Fabio Dovis, published by Boston Artech House (January 2015)

     

    Accepted for publication

    [Journal Paper] Musumeci, L., Curran, J. and Dovis F.,” A Comparative Analysis of Adaptive Notch Filtering and Wavelet Mitigation against Jammers Interference,” to appear in Navigation, Journal of the Institute of Navigation

     

    Languages 

    Italian: mother tongue

    English:

    International English Language Testing System: Band score 6

     

    Awards

    Scholarships for Master thesis at the European Space Agency, ESTEC

    Admitted to the Ph. D. program at the Department of Electronics and Telecommunications of Politecnico di Torino

    Grant holder  under  European Space Agency Prestige program (Ref. TEC-ETN/2011.36/JS)

    Sponsorship holder for participating to the 6th ESA Workshop on Satellite Navigation Technologies, 5-7 December 2012, European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

    Best paper award  in ION GNSS+ 2015, Session F1: GNSS Vulnerabilities and Anti-jamming: A Comparative Analysis of Adaptive Notch Filtering and Wavelet Mitigation Against Jammers Interference: Luciano Musumeci, Politecnico di Torino, Italy; James T. Curran, Joint Research Center (JRC), European Commission, ISPRA, Italy; Favio Dovis, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

     

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