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     Date Submitted:22-08-2016
     Last Modified:04-09-2016 (02:48)
    Job information
     Current job:Researcher Associate
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Operators
     KeywordsPhysicist,remote sensing, hyperspectral

    Work experience




    • Dates (from – to)


    September 2013- up to present

    • Occupation or position held


    Researcher Associate at UFZ- Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research

    • Main activities and responsibilities


    Combination of Hyperspectral and Radar L-band data to study vegetation

    • Name and address of employer


    UFZ- Helmholtz Research Centre- Leipzig (Germany)

    • Type of business or sector


    Computational Landscape Ecology Department




    • Dates (from – to)


    November 2014- December 2014

     • Occupation or position held


    Guest Scientist

    • Main activities and responsibilities


    Introductory course on SAR focusing, InSAR, PolSAR,

    PolInSAR,SAR Tomography

    • Name and address of employer


    German Aerospace Center- DLR-Oberpfaffenhofen,(Germany)

    • Dates (from – to)


    November 2012-July 2013

    • Occupation or position held


    Internship as satellite technology developer

    • Main activities and responsibilities


    Development of a processor for the orthorectification of hyperspectral images using C++

    Debugging activity of a C++ code for the processing of ScanSar images.

    • Name and address of employer


    Digimat s.r.l., Matera (Italy)

    • Type of business or sector


    Earth observation sector



    • Dates (from – to)



    May – July 2007

    • Occupation or position held


    Internship as Junior Java/J2EE Programmer

    • Main activities and responsibilities


    Development of Web Applications with Java Technology

    • Name and address of employer


    D. G. S. Spa  via di Grotta Perfetta, 641 – 00142 Roma (Italy)

    • Type of business or sector


    IT Consultant



    Education and training

    dates (from – to)



    February 2012- July 2013



    Second Level Master School in Spaceborne Remote Sensing Technologies for environmental applicationswith a fellowship awarded by Italian Space Agency.

    • Principal subjects/occupational

    skills covered


    Specialized courses of Matlab, IDL, ENVI, GIS.

    Image Processing, Optical Satellites, Radar Signal Processing, SAR, SAR Interferometry, Orbitography, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, Applications to Flood and Bushfires.

    Thesis project: orthorectification of hyperspectral images and estimation of boresight angles of a camera system mounted on a helicopter platform

    • Name and type of organization providing education and training


    Italian Space Agency, Matera (Italy) and Physics Department M.Merlin, University of Bari (Italy), in collaboration with e-Geos S.p.A.





    21st July 2011

    • Title of qualification awarded


    Laurea Specialistica in Physics, course  Theoretical Physics

    • Principal subjects/occupational

    skills covered


    Thesis Title: ‘The Expectation-Maximization algorithm and its application to the determination of attitude parameters of an airborne SAR’ .

    Study of an iterative method for the determination of unknown parameters of a statistical model in presence of hidden variables. Application of this method to the determination of the attitude of an airborne SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar).

    Final mark: 110/110 cum laude.

    Grade average: 29.56/30.

    • Name and type of organization providing education and training


    University of Bari (Italy)

    • Level in national or international classification


    Master’s Degree

    Dates (from – to)


    30th  March 2007


    • Title of qualification awarded


    Laurea Triennale in Physics

    • Principal subjects/occupational

    skills covered


    Thesis Title: ‘Entanglement and Bell’s inequality’

    Study of singlet-spin state and of quantum correlation

    Final mark: 110/110 cum laude

    Grade average:29/30

    • Name and type of organisation providing education and training


    University of Bari (Italy)

    • Level in international classification


    Bachelor’s Degree

    Dates (from – to)



    • Title of qualification awarded


    Attendance of Economics and Commerce degree course

    • Principal subjects/occupational

    skills covered


    Most important passed exams: Microeconomics, Business Statistics, Accountancy, Economic Geography, Financial  Mathematics.

    Grade average of passed exams: 28/30.



    University of Bari (Italy)


    Personal skills and competences




    Mother tongue(s)




    Other language(s)

    German (basic)

    Computer skills and competences


    Programming Languages:




    Very good knowledge of R, Matlab

    Good knowledge of Java 2 SE,  Sql, Mathematica,  and IDL


    Good knowledge of Fortran, C++, Pascal,

    Basic knowledge of Bash programming Language.

    Operating Systems:


    Good knowledge of Microsoft Windows Xp, MS  DOS.

    Good knowledge of Unix

    Software for processing and analyzing geospatial imagery:


    Good knowledge of ENVI


    Office Software Suite:



    Good knowledge of Microsoft Office


    Network Analysis:



    Basic knowledge of Pajek.


    Good knowledge of JSP, Servlet, JDBC, Html, JavaScript.





    Good knowledge of Oracle 9i, MySQL.

    Analysis and Object Oriented Design:


    Good knowledge of Object  Oriented methodology and of UML.

    Design Pattern:



    Basic knowledge of MVC.





    Good knowledge of Apache Struts.


    Development Tools:



    Good knowledge of Eclipse, Toad.


    Team Development:



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