Antonio Vettore

is full professor of geomatics at the University of Padova. Author of more than 200 publications in the fields of Surveying, Photogrammetry, Cartography (Geomatics). He has several scientific collaborations with the University of Calgary (Canada) Department of Geomatics, University California at Berkeley, Department of Forestry Science, University of Melbourne (Australia) Department of Geomatics, ETH Zurich Polytechnic, Institute of Photogrammetry, University of Technology Vienna. Visiting scholar (1999) at the Virtual Information Technology Group, Institute for Information Technology, National Research Council of Canada NRC. Visiting Professor (2001) University of Calgary (Canada). Visiting Professor (2006) Department of Geomatics University of Melbourne (Australia) .Visiting Professor (2008) Technological University of Buenos Aires (UTBS). Research topics: 1) Mobile Mapping Systems, Inertial Navigation Systems, Road Tracking, Image Processing. 2) Laser Scanner applications and GPS / INS techniques for Surveying and 3D modeling of cultural heritage sites. 3) Processing of LiDAR data from airborne or ground sensors (ALS & TLS), both discrete return and full waveform. Head of research units in several national (Italian Ministry of Education, Italian Civil Protection Agency) and international projects. He is actively involved in the International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing and served in 2000-2004 as chair of the Working Group "Kinematic and Integrated Positioning System". He is member of the Scientific Committee of MMS (Mobile Mapping Systems) at ASPRS (American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) He was chief organizer and host for international conferences on: (i) The Role of Geomatics for hydrogeological Risk (Padova 11 to 13 February 2013) (ii) International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology MMT07 (Padua, 2013) (iii) 2nd Italy – Canada workshop on Applications of 3D Digital, Imaging and Modeling, Padova, May 17-18 2005.

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