GAMBA Paolo Ettore

Curriculum Vitae

Paolo Gamba is currently Full Professor of Telecommunications at the University of Pavia, Italy. He received the Laurea degree in Electronic Engineering “cum laude” from the University of Pavia, Italy, in 1989, and the Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering from the same University in 1993. He is a Fellow of IEEE, and from 2009 to 2013 he has served as Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters. He has been member of the AdCom and Chapter Committee Chair for the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society from 2014 to 2016, Latin American activity Liaison in the same period, has served in 2016 as Vice President for Professional Activities, and is currently Executive Vice President of the same Society.

He has been the organizer and Technical Chair of the biennial GRSS/ISPRS Joint Workshops on “Remote Sensing and Data Fusion over Urban Areas” since 2001 until 2015. He also served as Technical Co-Chair of the 2010 and 2015 IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, respectively in Honolulu, Hawaii, and Milan, Italy, and is meant to serve as Technical Co-Chair for the same conference in 2020, too.

He has been Chair of Technical Committee 7 “Pattern Recognition in Remote Sensing” of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR) from October 2002 to October 2004 and Chair of the Data Fusion Committee of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society from October 2005 to May 2009.

He has been the Guest Editor of special issues of IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Earth Observation and Applied Remote Sensing, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, International Journal of Information Fusion, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, and Pattern Recognition Letters on the topics of Urban Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing for Disaster Management, Pattern Recognition in Remote Sensing Applications, Data Fusion, and Hyperspectral Urban Remote Sensing.

He has been invited to give keynote lectures and tutorials in several occasions about urban remote sensing, data fusion, EO data and risk management. He published more than 130 papers in international peer-review journals and presented nearly 290 research works in workshops and conferences.

Research Interests

  1. Design of efficient algorithms to analyse EO data and extract feature to characterize urban areas and in general human settlements at multiple spatial scales and spectral wavelengths.
  2. Design of data fusion techniques to exploit information coming from multiple EO and in situ data sources for environmental risk models at local, regional and global scale.
  3. Development of novel tools to extract quantitative parameters from remotely sensed data and to link the extracted information to risk and environmental models.

Supervision of MSc, PhD and Post Doc students

  1. M.Sc. Thesis evaluation (>50)
  2. Ph.D. students (10: 9 defended, 1 on-going)
  3. Post-docs (2 on-going)

Publications Metrics

Books 1
Chapters in books 19
Papers in books 16
Special Issues edited in int. journals 19
Papers in international peer-reviewed journals 136
Papers in national peer-reviewed journals 5
International conference papers 286
National conference papers 8

ResearcherID Scopus
Number of cited papers 220 331
Total number of citations 2227 3356
h-index 26 30

Editorial activities

  1. Editorial Board

Professional membership