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     Date Submitted:28-10-2013
     Last Modified:16-04-2014 (01:48)
    Job information
     Current job:Technical Assistant
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 3months


    Work experience


    •       Dates(from - to)


    April 2013

    Name of employer



    Planetek Italia S.r.l.(via Massaua 12, Bari, Italy)


    Occupation or position  held




    Mainactivities and responsibilities


    About the project Solar Orbiter:

    ·         Supporting  of Software Design activity of EGSE (Electrical Ground Support Equipment) for testing the DPU (Device Processing Unit) of SWA sensor( Solar Wind Analyzer)

    ·         Development of EGSE software, supported by a graphical interface, to verify the behavior of the DPU through the testing procedures, S/C simulator based on database SCOS 2000 ASCII MIB containing TM/TC and sensors emulators to simulate commands from/to the instruments.


    Mainactivities and responsibilities


    In the context of analysis of methodologies calibration, one ofthehighlighted scientific needs is the precise cross-calibration of images acquired at different times on the same area. The cross-calibration is a relative radiometric calibration, an image is normalized with respect to an another image chosen as reference. This process, requires the selection of the pseudo invariant features (PIF), that are the area of the images that preserve the spectral characteristics, that can be considered stable and are suitable to be the reference for cross-calibration.

    My study is based on the research and implementation of an algorithm that allows the automatic selection of the PIF in a time series of images.


    Type of contract


    ·  Stage

    Dates(from - to)


    September2012 ‑  February2013

    Name of employer


    Occupation or position  held


    Planetek Italia S.r.l.(via Massaua 12, Bari, Italy)



    Main activities and responsibilities


    ·       Search of methods for geometric calibration, radiometric and spectral for optical sensors used in satellite for Earth Observation.This activity is part of the SHIRA Satellite for High resolution thermal InfraRed Application program that includes the feasibility study of an high-resolution thermal infrared bandEarth observationsatellite and the design of a Data Fusion Center located in Apulia.

    ·       Development of a  driver, in C++ programming language, for the management of  communication  avionics onboard in CanBus, bus widely used in the satellite systems.

    Typeof contract


    ·       Stage




    Dates (from - to)


    February 2008 – January 2012

    Name of employer


    ComauRobotics (via Rivalta 30, Gruglisco (TO),Italia)

    Mainactivities and responsibilities


    Engineer at ComauRobotica (Fiat Group) as software developer for  robotic applications  in automotive and general industry.Development of operator interfaces.Particular experience in the following applications:

    ·         manipulation

    ·         glueing, sealing

    ·         riveting

    ·         palletizing

    ·         spot welding                            

     Management of small contracts for:

    ·         Volvo: implementing user interfaces for applications welding and installation at the plant Gent.

    ·         Bentley: application development of riveting and installation at the plant in Crewe inGent.

    ·         Fiat: development of material handling applications, glueing, and exchange tool

    Type of contract


    ·       Permanent (liv. VI Professional)


    Dates (from – to)


    March 2007-September 2007

    • Name of employer

    •  Mainactivities and responsibilities



    Studies at the “EscuelaTecnica Superior  porIngegneria Industrial y de Telecomunication”.

    Monitoring quality GSM radio signal (900 -1800) for different operators and comparative analysis based on the quality parameters (QoS). (Operators Orange and Movistar)

     Preventive measures for employment of UMTS spectrum on the range area coverage of Santander.



    Dates (from – to)


    March 2003-September 2006

    • Name of employer


    Collaboration with DIE (DipartimentoIngegneriaElettrica) at the University of Bologna, Italy,Faculty  of Engineering.



    Education and training



    • Dates (from – to)



    February 2012-March2013

    •  Name and type of organisation providing education and training


    Master of II levelsAdvanced systems of Communication and Navigation Satellite.University “Tor Vergata” Roma,  Faculty ofEngineering.


    • Principal subjects / occupational skills covered


    Electronic space systems, Satellite communications systems, Satellite navigation systems (GPS and Glonass), Digital signal processing, Management of space systems,LabView programming language

    •  Title of qualificationawarded


    Attestato di Master in II livello di Sistemi Avanzati di Comunicazione e Navigazione Satellitare

    • Finalmark


    110/110 cum Laude


    Dates (from – to)


    March 2007-October2007

    • Name and type of organisation providing education and training


    University ofCantabria, Santander, Spagna,  Escuela de Ingegneria Industrial y Telecomunication




    Collaboration with RF and Microwave   Group at the Santander  Universidad de Cantabria, Spain, working to the graduation  thesis: “Characterization of transistors in the impulsive regime for microwave”



    Dates (from – to)


    January 2005 – March2007

    • Name and type of organisation providing education and training


    Universityof Bologna, Faculty of Telecommunication Engineering

    • Principal subjects / occupational skills covered


    Electromagnetic propagation, Electronic telecommunication, Telecommunication systems, Numerical methods, Telecommunications networks, Digital signal processing, Digital transmission.

    Studies conducted at the department and propagation of electromagnetic fields in relation to cell propagation in urban environments with special reference to micro and pico cellular.


    • Title of qualificationawarded


    Master Degree in Telecommunication Engineering

    • Finalmark




    Dates (from – to)


    January 2001 – January 2005

    • Name and type of organisation providing education and training


    University of Bologna, Faculty of Telecommunication Enginnering

    • Principal subjects / occupational skills covered


    Electrical communications Numerical calculation, Electronic computers, EMF, Telecommunications systems, Antenna systems.

    Tesi dal Titolo: ”Protocolli Sip per la gestione delle sessioni in Internet”

    • Title of qualificationawarded


    Degree in Telecommunication Engineering.





    Dates (from – to)


    September 1995 – July 2000

    • Name and type of organisation providing education and training


    High school C. De Giorgi, Lecce

    • Title of qualificationawarded


    High school diploma



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    Computer skills



    ·      Microsoft: DOS, Windows 98, XP, 2000, 7

    ·      Programming language: C/C++,Java, VHDL

    ·      Signal Processing/System Modelling: Matlab(+ Simulink)

    ·      Miscellaneous:Office, Microsoft Project.

    ·      Certified LabviewAssociate Developer

    ·       Software for image analysis: Erdas image, Arcgis



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