GRSS President 2019-2020

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 GRSS AdCom of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society since 2009, Chapter Committee Chair from 2014 to 2016, and Latin American activity Liaison in the same period. He has served in 2016 as GRSS Vice President for Professional Activities, from 2017 to 2018 as GRSS Executive Vice President, and President of the same Society from 2019-2020.

He has been the representative of the University of Pavia in the Consorzio Universitario per l’Argentina in 2018-2019, and Visiting Professor at the Pontifical University of Rio de Janeiro in 2014 and at the Federal University of Alagoas (both in Brazil) in 2017.

He has been invited lecturer, thanks to the ERASMUS exchange program for teachers, at the University of Extremadura (Spain), the University of Cordoba (Argentina), and Ben Gurion University of the Negev (Israel).

Finally, He holds Adjunct Professor positions at Nanjing University and Hunan University (P.R. China).

All in all, 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 150 papers in
international peer-review journals and presented more than 300
research works in workshops and conferences.