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     Date Submitted:04-11-2014
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     KeywordsI’m graduated with a degree in Ing. Telecommunications from Universitat Politecnica de Valencia (UPV), and soon I will complete my PhD at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), in the framework of the Networking Partnering Initiative (NPI) from
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    WORK EXPERIENCE:

    September 2011 - December 2014: Working as a researcher in the Signal Theory and Communications Department of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), including two stages in ESTEC as a part of the NPI program (Sept 2012-Jul 2013, and Jul 2014-Dec 2014).
    UPC Advisor:
    Dr. Adriano Camps,
    ESA Advisors:
    Mr. Salvatore D’Addio,
    Dr. Manuel Martin-Neira,
    Tasks:
    •    Deep review of the GNSS-R theory in order to consolidate and refine it.
    •    Critical review of the Cross-Correlation Waveform model, including the derivation of the statistics for both the voltage and power cross-correlation.
    •    Performance models describing the interferometric processing.
    •    Performance model of the altimetry precision, based on statistical estimator theory such as the Cramer Rao Bound (CRB).
    •    Candidate waveform retracking algorithms (optimum or quasi-optimum from the statistical point of view).
    •    Analysis and determination of the system/instrument parameters which optimize the altimetric performance of a conventional PARIS interferometric processing.
    •    Analysis experimental data as a preliminary proof of concept of the GNSS-R technique.

    September 2009-2011: Working as a scientific advisor in the ‘Catalan Earth Observation Program’ in the “HUMID program” within the framework of a research fellowship of the ‘Ministry of Science and Innovation Torres Quevedo (PTQ-09-01-00535)’
    PCOT supervisor:
    Dr. Jordi Corbera,
    Main tasks:
    •    Study of the state of the art and analysis of previous airborne/satellite missions.
    •    Definition and specification of the scientific and technical requirements for the soil moiture retrieval.
    •    Simulation of hipotethical scenarios of work.
    •    Analysis of different algorithms and methods, focusing in the us of “data fusion” (combination of a L-band radiometer, with a  VNIR and thermal sensors).
    •    Mission analysis: dessign of the flight campaign (selection of the platform, sensors mounted onboard, distribution of the platform, identification areas of interest, definition of the “ground truth” campaign).
    •    Implementation of the algorithms and models with Matlab required for the retrieval of the soil moisture.
    •    Analysis of the preliminary results.
    •    Interaction with the ‘Scientific Advisory Board’ in fores, agricultural and hidrological resources (ACA, IRTA, DARP, CSIC, UAB, UPC, ...).
    •    Identification of the ‘Users needs’.
    •    Dissemination in workshops.


    September 2008-2009: Working as a researcher in ‘Institute of Geomatics’.
    •    Study of the DinSAR, Advanced DinSAR and PSinSAR techniques.
    •    Analysis of InSAR images.
    •    Development of C++ programs (i.e geocoding, statistic programs, STC, etc...).
    •    Validation of the results from the Terrafirma project.
    •    Participation in some GBSAR campaigns.
     

    ACADEMIC EDUCATION

    2011-2014:  Ph. D at the Signal Theory and Communications Department of the UPC, co-sponsored by the European Space Agency (ESA) under the framework of the NPI program, Ref. 155-2010.
    UPC Advisor:
    Dr. Adriano Camps,
    ESA Advisors:
    Mr. Salvatore D’Addio,
    Dr. Manuel Martin-Neira,
    2010-2011:  Master courses TSC-MERIT on UPC.
    2007-2008:  Erasmus scholarship in Rome and final master thesis on ESA-ESRIN, on the subject of SAR interferometry and critical analysis and comparison between different InSAR SW packages.
    ESA Advisor:
    Dr. Francesco Sarti,
    2005-2007:  Engineering in Telecommunications in ETSIT (UPV)
    2004-2005: Completion of final project (“Design of an antenna for Wireless Sensor Network”) for a competition within the framework of a research fellowship  ‘GV/05/043 de la Conselleria d´empresa, universitat i ciencia de la Generalitat Valenciana’.
    PFC Advisor:
    Dr. Pablo Soto Pacheco,
    2001-2004: Eng. Tec. in Telecommunications, esp. Systems of Communications (UPV).

    COURSES AND TALKS:
     

    02-13 August 2010: 5th ESA Earth Observation Summer School on Earth System monitoring and modeling.
    http://earth.eo.esa.int/eosummerschool/envschool_2010/
    https://earth.esa.int/documents/973910/1007971/206.pdf
    05 May 2010: Participation in the round table “Meet the expert in hydrology - Round tables among young and established scientists” organized by EGU 2010.
    17-21 November 2008: Interferometric Synthetic Aperture radar, Airborne SAR course
    Dr. Joao Moreira and Dr. Riccardo Lanari.
    21-22 March 2008: Teaching SAR interferometry in the course of Telegeo given in ESRIN (ESA- European Space Agency)
    21 March- Explanation the main algorithms and the procedure followed by   Doris.
    22 March- Practical exercise with Doris, applying the concepts explained the last day, analyzing the results, and comparing with other results obtained from others simulations.
    January-February 2008: Attendance at training course: about SAR in ESA/ESRIN.
       “Introduction to Radar Remote Sesing” Dr Andrea Minchella.
     “SAR image characteristics” Dr Andrea Minchella.
     “SAR image formation” Dr Andrea Minchella.

    LANGUAGES;

    Spanish (native), Catalan (native), English (fluent), Italian (fluent).

    COMPUTER SKILLS

    Operative systems (MS-DOS, Windows 95/98/XP/7, Linux, MAC-OS).
    Editors (Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, LaTex).
    Programming (Matlab, C/C++, Visual Basic, Phyton).

    CONFERENCE PAPERS;

    F. Martin, A. Camps, F. Fabra, A. Rius, M. Martín-Neira, S. D’Addio, W. Li, D. Yang, H. Park: Typhoon observation based on the interferometric GNSS-R Technique, 2014 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) , 13-18 July 2014.
    H. Park, A. Camps, D. Pascual, A. Alonso, F. Martin, H. Carreño-Luengo, R. Onrubia: Simulation study on tropical cyclone tracking from the ISS using GNSS-R measurements, 2014 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) , 13-18 July 2014.
    F. Martin, S. D'Addio, A. Camps, M. Martin-Neira, H. Park, D. Pascual: Comparison of GNSS-R processing techniques for spaceborne ocean altimetry, 2013 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 21-26 July 2013.
    H. Park, A. Camps, D. Pascual, A. Alonso, F. Martin, H. Carreño-Luengo: Improvements of the PAU/PARIS end-to-end performance simulator (p2eps) in preparation for upcoming GNSS-R missions , 2013 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) , 21-26 July 2013.
    A. Camps, D. Pascual, H. Park, F. Martin, A. Rius, S. Ribo, J. Benito, A. Andrés, P. Saameno, G. Staton, M. Martin-Neira, S. D’Addio, P. Willemsen: Altimetry performance and error budget of the PARIS in-orbit demonstration mission , 2013 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) , 21-26 July 2013.
    F. Martin, H. Park, A. Camps, S. D'Addio, M. Martín-Neira: Cross-correlation waveform mode: A critical review, 2012 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 22-27 July 2012.
    S. D'Addio, F. Martin, H. Park, A. Camps, M. Martín-Neira: Height precision prediction of the PARIS in orbit demonstrator based on Cramer-Rao bound analysis, 2012 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 22-27 July 2012.
    A. Camps, F. Martin, H. Park, E. Valencia, A. Rius, S. D'Addio: “Interferometric GNSS-R achievable altimetric performance and compression/denoising using the wavelet transform: An experimental study”, 2012 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 22-27 July 2012.
    S. D'Addio, F. Martin, H. Park, A. Camps, M. Martín-Neira: “GNSS-R Altimeter Performance: Analysis of Cramer-Rao Lower Bounds”, Workshop on Reflectometry using GNSS-R and other Signals of Opportunity (GNSS-R+12), October 10- 11, 2012.
    H. Park, A. Camps, E. Valencia, H.Carreño-Luengo, F. Martin, A. Alonso, D. Pascual: “Analysis of GNSS-R delay-Doppler Tracking errors”, Workshop on Reflectometry using GNSS-R and other Signals of Opportunity (GNSS-R+12), October 10-11, 2012.
    F. Martín, J. F. Marchan, A. Aguasca, M. Vall-llossera, J. Corbera, A. Camps, M. Piles, L. Pipia, A. Tarda, A. Villafranca, “Airborne Soil Moisture determination using a data fusion approach at regional level”, 2011 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 24-29 July 2011.

    JOURNAL PAPERS

    A. Alonso-Arroyo, A. Camps, H. Park, D. Pascual, R. Onrubia, F. Martin, " Retrieval of Significant Wave Height and Mean Sea Surface Level Using the GNSS-R Interference Pattern Technique: Results from a three-month Field Campaign, " Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, TGRS-2014-00466.
    F. Martin, A. Camps, F. Fabra, A. Rius, M. Martín-Neira, S. D’Addio, A. Alonso-Arroyo, " Mitigation of Direct Signal Cross-Talk and Study of the Coherent Component in GNSS-R,"   IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters (in press), GRSL-00461-2014.
    F. Martin, S.D’Addio, A. Camps, M. Martin-Neira, , “Modelling and Analysis of GNSS-R Waveforms Sample-to-Sample Correlation,” Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 1545-1559, May 2014.
    F. Martin, A. Camps, H. Park, S. D’Addio, M. Martin-Neira, D. Pascual, and H. Park, “Cross-Correlation Waveform Analysis for a conventional and interferometric GNSS-R approaches,” Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 1560-1572, May 2014.
    S. D’Addio, M. Martin-Neira, F. Martin, “GNSS-R altimeter based on Doppler multilooking,”
    Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 1452-1460, May 2014.
    A. Camps, H. Park, E. Valencia, D. Pascual, F. Martin, A. Rius, S. Ribo , “Optimization and Performance Analysis of GNSS-R Altimeters,” Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 10.1109/JSTARS.2014.2320873.
    H. Park, D. Pascual, A. Camps, F. Martin, A. Alonso-Arroyo, H. Carreño-Luengo , “Analysis of Spaceborne GNSS-R Delay-Doppler Tracking,” Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 10.1109/JSTARS.2014.2322198.
    D. Pascual, F.Martin, A. Alonso, H. Park, A. Camps , “Precision Bounds in GNSS-R Ocean Altimetry,” Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 1416-1423, May 2014.
    F. Martín, J. Corbera, J. F. Marchan, A. Camps, A. Aguasca, “Airborne Soil Moisture determination at regional level: a data fusión approach for Catalan Territory”, Revista Teledetección, 35, pp 47-54 (2011).
    F. Martín, J. Corbera, J. F. Marchan, A. Gonzalez, “RapidEye and the Rededge band for modelling the vegetation and the recovery of the soil moisture”, Mapping.
    A. G. Villafranca, J. Corbera, F. Martin, J. F. Marchan, “Limitations of Hyperspectral Earth Observation on Small Satellites”, Journal of Small Satellites.
     


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