Following the success of the first Concurrent Engineering Workshop held in September 2016, the ESA Academy’s Training and Learning Programme is again offering university students  the opportunity to learn how ESA assesses technical and financial feasibility of space missions.

ESA’s Education Office sought 44 talented and motivated university students from across all ESA Member and Associate States with an engineering or physics background to take part in one of the two upcoming Concurrent Engineering Workshops which will take place on 14-17 March and on 9-12 May 2017.

Today, Friday the 20th of January 2017, at 11.00 am, in the Seminar Room at floor D, Professor Devis Tuia, SNSF Professor at the University of Zurich, gave a seminar on “Domain Adaptation in Remote Sensing Image Classification: Making the Most out of your Data”.
 
This is he fourth talk of the series “Distinguished Talks – Insignia Colloquia” took place, realized thanks to the IEEE student association PESB (Pavia Engineering Student Branch) and a financial contribution from the "Permanent Student Board" at the University of Pavia.

Daniele De Vecchi and Andreas Salentinig, together with 6 other PhD students of the PhD Course in Electronic, Electrical and Computer Science, defended their PhD thesis in front of an examination board of 6 members.

Their defence was successful and the Board granted them the PhD title.

We wish the new PhDs all the best for their future careers.

Daniele De Vecchi, who has just completed his PhD at the Laboratory of Telecommunications and Remote Sensing of the Department of Industrial and Information Engineering, University of Pavia, in the past year had already collected quite a few medals in the field of Apps for mobile terminals that use and manage data acquired by Earth observation satellites.
 
In fact, in April he was among the winners of the MyGeoss competitive tender, organized by the Joint Research Centre of the European Union, with the  "Cloopsy" App proposal for land cover validation.

Daniele De Vecchi, post-doc at our lab, is in Brussels today and tomorrow to present his results from the MyGeoss grant that he won after a successful application to the third MyGeoss competitive call for proposals, submitted when he was still PhD student here.

MYGEOSS is a two-year project (2015-16) by the European Commission to develop GEOSS-based (Global Earth Observation System of Systems) smart Internet applications informing European citizens on the changes affecting their local environment.