Formazione

Lorenzo Bruzzone received the Laurea (M.S.) degree in electronic engineering (summa cum laude) and the Ph.D. degree in telecommunications from the University of Genoa, Italy, in 1993 and 1998, respectively. He is currently a Full Professor of telecommunications at the University of Trento, Italy, where he teaches remote sensing, radar, and digital communications. Dr. Bruzzone is the founder and the director of the Remote Sensing Laboratory in the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento. His current research interests are in the areas of remote sensing, radar and SAR, signal processing, machine learning and pattern recognition. He promotes and supervises research on these topics within the frameworks of many national and international projects. He is the Principal Investigator of many research projects. Among the others, he is the Principal Investigator of the Radar for icy Moon exploration (RIME) instrument in the framework of the JUpiter ICy moons Explorer (JUICE) mission of the European Space Agency. He is the author (or coauthor) of 218 scientific publications in referred international journals (157 in IEEE journals), more than 290 papers in conference proceedings, and 21 book chapters. He is editor/co-editor of 18 books/conference proceedings and 1 scientific book. His papers are highly cited, as proven from the total number of citations (more than 25000) and the value of the h-index (73) (source: Google Scholar). He was invited as keynote speaker in many international conferences and workshops. Dr. Bruzzone ranked first place in the Student Prize Paper Competition of the 1998 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (Seattle, July 1998). Since that time he was recipient of many international and national honors and awards, including the recent IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society 2015 Outstanding Service Award and the 2017 and 2018 IEEE IGARSS Symposium Prize Paper Awards. In the past years joint papers presented by his students at international symposia and Master/PhD theses that he supervised have received awards. Dr. Bruzzone is the co-founder of the IEEE International Workshop on the Analysis of Multi-Temporal Remote-Sensing Images (MultiTemp) series and is currently a member of the Permanent Steering Committee of this series of workshops. Since 2003 he has been the Chair of the SPIE Conference on Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing. He was a Guest Co-Editor of many Special Issues of international journals. From 2010 to 2012 he was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING NEWSLETTER. He has been the founder of the IEEE GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING MAGAZINE for which he was the Editor-in-Chief between 2013 and 2017. From 2004 to 2006 he served as an Associated Editor of the IEEE GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING LETTERS. Currently he is an Associate Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING. He has been Distinguished Speaker of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society between 2012 and 2016. He is a Fellow of IEEE and a member of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR) and of the Italian Association for Remote Sensing (AIT).

Premi e riconoscimenti
  • Recipient of the Symposium Prize Paper Award (SPPA) at the 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (IGARSS 2017) hold in July 2017 in Fort Worth, USA with the paper “A Novel Automatic Approach to the Update of Land-Cover Maps by Unsupervised Classification of Remote Sensing Images" by Claudia Paris, Lorenzo Bruzzone, and Diego Fernandez-Prieto.
  • Co-author of the paper “Spatio-temporal Evolution of crop fields in Sentinel-2 Satellite Image Time Series,” by Y.T. Solano-Correa, F. Bovolo, L. Bruzzone with which Yadi Tatiana Solano-Correa got the Best Student Oral Presentation Award at the 2017 IEEE International Workshop on the Analysis of Multitemporal Images (MultiTemp 2017), Bruges (Belgium)
  • Recipient of the Symposium Prize Paper Award (SPPA) at the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (IGARSS 2016) hold in July 2016 in Beijing, China with the paper “A Data-Driven Identification of Growth-Model Classes for the Adaptive Estimation on Single-Tree Stem Diameter In LiDAR Data"  by Claudia Paris and Lorenzo Bruzzone.
  • Advisor (and co-author) of Leonardo Carrer who was awarded with the first place in the Student Prize Paper Competition of the 2016 SPIE Conference on Active and Passive Microwave Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring (Edinburgh, UK, 2016).
  • Advisor of the Master Theses by Daniele Marinelli and by Manuel Bertoluzza which won the prize for the 2015 Best Master Theses on Remote Sensing awarded by the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Italy Chapter.
  • Co-author of Fatih Ömrüuzun who was awarded with the Best Student Paper Award at the Workshop on Signal and Image Processing for Remote Sensing, Turkey, 2016.
  • Recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Service Award from the IEEE Geoscience and remote Sensing Society. This is one of the three major awards and highest honors assigned from the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society.
  • 2014 Best Journal Paper Award for the paper entitled: “Classification of hyperspectral data using attribute profiles based on supervised and unsupervised feature extraction techniques,” published on the International Journal of Image and Data Fusion.
  • Included in the ranking of the top 10 international scientists in the field of remote sensing. The ranking has been published in the international scientific journal "Scientometrics" (Vol. 96, pp. 203-219, 2013) and has been based on a bibliometric research for the period 1991-2010. The analysis considered 14.384 research institutes working in the field of remote sensing. Prof. Bruzzone was the European scientist with the highest score in the ranking.
  • Certificate of Appreciation from the Canadian Remote Sensing Society with the following citation: “With gratitude for the pioneering contribution to MultiTemp since 2001” (2013).
  • Distinguished Speaker of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (2012 – 2016).
  • Advisor of the Master Thesis “Active Learning for One-Class Classification Using SVDD” by Mirco Furlani, which won (first place) the Eugenio Zilioli Prize for the best Italian Master Thesis on Remote Sensing in 2012.
  • Advisor of the PhD Thesis "Advanced Techniques for the Classification of Very High Resolution and Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Images" by Claudio Persello, which won the prize for the Best PhD Thesis on Patter Recognition presented in 2011. The prize was awarded by the Italian branch (GIRPR) of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR).
  • Advisor of the Master Thesis "A Multilevel Approach to Change Detection for Surveillance with Very High Resolution SAR Images" by Carlo Marin, which won the prize for the 2011 Best Master Thesis on Remote Sensing awarded by the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Italy Chapter.
  • Advisor (and co-author) of Mauro Dalla Mura who was awarded with the second place in the Student Prize Paper Competition of the 2011 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’11) (Vancouver, Canada, 2011).
  • The paper entitled “Kernel-based Methods for Hyperspectral Image Classification,” has been awarded by Thomson Reuters as a featured Fast Moving Front paper as the most-cited paper in the whole area of Engineering for the period between October 31 and December 31, 2010. This has been identified by a comparison of the citation data for the period of January 2005-December 31, 2010, and the previous period of November 2004-October 31, 2010 (sliding 6-year period).
  • Nominated IEEE Fellow (from January 2010) with the citation “For contributions to pattern recognition and image processing for remote sensing”.
  • Selection of a figure of the paper entitled “Earthquake damage assessment of buildings using VHR optical and SAR imagery” for the front cover of the Vol. 48, No. 5, 2010, of the IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing.
  • Selection of a figure of the paper entitled “Bulding Height Retrieval from VHR SAR imagery Based on an Iterative Simulation and Matching Procedure” for the front cover of the Vol. 48, No. 3, Part II (2010) of the IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing.
  • Advisor of the Master Thesis "A Novel Method for Change Detection in VHR Remote Sensing Images based on Multilevel Parcels and Hierarchical MRF" by Wael Abdel Jaber, which won the prize for the 2009 Best Master Thesis on Remote Sensing awarded by the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Italy Chapter.
  • Advisor of the Master Thesis "Polarimetric Building Characterization Using Very High Resolution SAR Complex Signals" by Adamo Ferro, which won the prize for the 2008 Best Master Thesis on Remote Sensing awarded by the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Italy Chapter.
  • Selection of a figure of the paper entitled “Distributed Geospatial Data Processing Functionality to Support Collaborative and Rapid Emergency Response” for the front cover of the Vol. 2, No. 1, 2009, of the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observation and Remote Sensing.
  • Advisor of the Master Thesis “A novel multilevel technique robust to registration noise for change detection in very high resolution remote sensing images” by Silvia Marchesi, which won (first place) the Eugenio Zilioli Prize for the best Italian Master Thesis on Remote Sensing in 2007.
  • Advisor (and co-author) of Francesca Bovolo who won (first place) the Student Prize Paper Competition of the 2006 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’06) (Denver, USA, 2006) with the paper entitled “A Novel Theoretical Framework for Unsupervised Change Detection Based on CVA in Polar Domain.”
  • Selection of two figures of the paper “A Multilevel Context-Based System for Classification of Very High Spatial Resolution Images” for the front cover of the Vol. 44, No. 9, 2006, of the IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing.
  • Selection of two figures of teh paper entitled “An approach to feature selection and classification of remote-sensing images based on the Bayes rule for minimum cost” for the front cover of the Vol. 38, No. 1, part II, of the IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensin.
  • Recipient of the Recognition of IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing Best Reviewers in 1999.
  • Winner (first place) of the Student Prize Paper Competition of the 1998 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’98) (Seattle, USA, 1998) with the paper  entitled “Classification of remote-sensing images by using the Bayes rule for minimum cost.”
Convegni e conferenze

General Chair/Technical Chair of Conferences and Workshops

·       Technical Co-chair, of the IEEE 2015 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2015), Milano (Italy), July 2015.

·       Conference Chair of the International Conference on Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing (ISPRS) in the context of the SPIE International Symposium on Remote Sensing, for the following editions:

 

­   ISPRS XXIII, Warsaw (Polland), September 2017.

­   ISPRS XXII, Edinburgh (UK), September 2016.

­   ISPRS XXI, Tolouse (France), September 2015.

­   ISPRS XX, Amsterdam (The Netherlands), September 2014.

­   ISPRS XIX, Dresden (Germany), September 2013.

­   ISRPR XVIII, Edinburgh (UK), September 2012.

­   ISPRS XVII, Prague (Czech Republic), September 2011.

­   ISPRS XVI, Tolouse (France), September 2010.

­   ISPRS XV, Berlin (Germany), September 2009.

­   ISPRS XIV, Cardiff (UK), September 2008.

­   ISPRS XIII, Florence (Italy), September 2007.

­   ISPRS XII, Stockholm (Sweden), September 2006.

­   ISPRS XI, Bruges (Belgium), September 2005.

­   ISPRS X, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria (Spain), September 2004.

­   ISPRS IX, Barcelona (Spain), September 2003.

·       Workshop Chair of the IEEE Sixth International Workshop on the Analysis of Multi-Temporal Remote Sensing Images (MultiTemp 2001), Trento (Italy), July 2011

·       Technical Chair (Dr. Paul Smits Co-Chair) of the IEEE Third International Workshop on the Analysis of Multi-Temporal Remote Sensing Images (MultiTemp 2005), Biloxi, Mississippi (USA), May 2005.

·       Workshop Co-chair of the IEEE Second International Workshop on the Analysis of Multi-Temporal Remote Sensing Images (MultiTemp 2003), Ispra (Italy), July 2003.

·       Founder and Workshop Chair (Dr. Paul Smits Co-chair) of the IEEE First International Workshop on the Analysis of Multi-Temporal Remote Sensing Images (MultiTemp 2001), Trento (Italy), September 2001.

Other Main Roles in Organization of Conferences and Workshops

·       Organizing Committee of the 2014 International Conference on Big Data from Space, for the following editions:

­   ESRIN - Frascati (Italy), November 2014.

­   Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain), March 2016.

­   Tolouse (France), November 2017.

 

·       Technical Program Coordinator, IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium for the following editions:

­   IGARSS 2017 Fort Worth (USA), July 2017.

­   IGARSS 2016 Beijing (China), July 2016.

­   IGARSS 2015 Milano (Italy), July 2015.

­   IGARSS 2014 Quebec City (Canada), July 2014.

­   IGARSS 2013, Melbourne (Australia), July 2013.

­   IGARSS 2012, Munich (Germany), July 2012.

­   IGARSS 2011, Vancouver (Canada), July 2011.

­   IGARSS 2010, Honolulu (USA), July 2010.

­   IGARSS 2007, Barcelona (Spain), July 2007.

­   IGARSS 2015, Seul (Korea), July 2005.

­   IGARSS 2003,Toulouse (France), July 2003 (Technical Program Committee).

·       Permanent Steering Committee, IEEE International Workshop on the Analysis of MultiTemporal Remote Sensing Images (MultiTemp) for the following editions:

­   MultiTemp 2017, Bruges (Belgium), June 2017.

­   MultiTemp 2015, Annecy (France), July 2015.

­   MultiTemp 2013, Banff (Canada), June 2013.

­   MultiTemp 2011, Trento (Italy), July 2011.

­   MultiTemp 2009, Mystic, Connecticut (USA), July 2009.

­   MultiTemp 2007, Leuven (Belgium), July 2007.

·       Scientific Committee, Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing: Evolution in Remote Sensing (Whispers) for the following editions:

­   Whispers 2014, Lausanne (Switzerland), June 2014.

­   Whispers 2013, Gainesville, Florida (USA), June 2013.

­   Whispers 2012, Shanghai (China), 2012.

­   Whispers 2011, Lisbon (Portugal), June 2011.

­   Whispers 2010, Reykjavik (Iceland), June 2010.

­   Whispers 2009, Grenoble (France), June 2009.

·       Organizing Committee, ESA-EUSC-JRC - Image Information Mining for the following editions:

­   Bucarest (Romania), March 2014.

­   Munich (Germany), October 2012.

­   Ispra (Italy), March - April 2011.

·       Scientific Committee, International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Remote Sensing (PRRS) for the following editions:

­   PRRS 2012, Tsukuba Science City (Japan), November 2012.

­   PRRS 2010, Istanbul (Turkey), August 2010.

­   PRRS 2008, Tampa, Florida (USA), December 2008.

­   PRRS 2006, Honk Kong, August 2006.

­   PRRS 2004, Kingston, UK, August 2004.

­   PRRS 2002, Niagara Falls (Canada), August 2002.

·       Publication Chair of the Tyrrhenian Workshop 2012 on Advances in Radar and Remote Sensing, Naples, Italy, September 2012.

·       Program Committee, International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods, Algarve (Portugal) February, 2012.

·       Program Committee, 4th International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence (PReMI'11), Moscow (Russia) June-July, 2011.

·       Scientific Committee, International Workshop on Multiple Classifier System (MCS 2010), Cairo (Egypt), April 7-9, 2010.

·       Technical Committee, International Conference on Space Technology, Thessaloniki (Greece), August 2009.

·       Scientific Committee, International Workshop on Multiple Classifier System (MCS 2009), Reykjavik (Iceland), June 2009.

·       Technical Committee, International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2008), Tampa, Florida (USA), December 2008.

·       Organizing Committee, Conference on Biological and Physical Processes on Land, 36th Scientific Assembly of Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), Beijing (China), July 2006.

·       Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) for the following editions:

­   ICIP 2006, Atlanta (USA), October 2006.

­   ICIP 2005, Genoa (Italy), September 2005.

­   ICIP 2004, Singapore, September 2004.

­   ICIP 2003, Barcelona (Spain), September 2003.

·       Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2006), Tolouse (France), May 2006.

·       Organizing Committee, Conference on Biological and Physical Processes on Land, 35th Scientific Assemby of Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), Paris (France), July 2004.

·       Technical Committee, IEEE Workshop on Advances in Techniques for Analysis of Remotely Sensed Data, NASA Goddard Visitor Center, Washington DC (USA) October 2003.

·       Technical Program Committee, 2003 Tyrrhenian International Workshop on Remote Sensing, Island of Elba (Italy), September 2003.

·       Program Committee, SPIE International Symposium on Remote Sensing, Conference on Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing (ISPRS) for the following editions:

­   ISPRS VIII, Crete (Greece), September 2002.

­   ISPRS VII, Toulouse (France), September 2001.

­   ISPRS VI, Barcelona (Spain), September 2000.

·       Program Committee, EUROPTO European Symposium on Remote Sensing, Conference on Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing (ISPRS) for the following editions:

­   ISPRS V, Florence (Italy), September 1999.

­   ISPRS IV, IV, Barcelona (Spain), September 1998.

·       Organizer of many special session and Session Chair/Co-chair at several national and international conferences.

Keynote and Invited Talks

·       Keynote speaker at the 2017 International Workshop on Remote Sensing with Intelligent Processing (RSIP 2017), Shanghai, China, May 2017. Title of the Talk: “Current Scenario and Challenges in Classification of Remote Sensing Images.

·       Keynote speaker at the 6th International GEOBIA 2016 Conference, Enschede, The Netherlands, September 2016. Title of the Talk: “Current Scenario and Challenges in Classification of Remote Sensing Images.

·       Distinguished speaker at the Vancouver Chapter of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, vancouver, Canada, June 2016. Title of the Talk: “Current Scenario and Challenges in the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images.

·       Distinguished speaker at the Winnipeg Chapter of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, Winnipeg, Canada, June 2016. Title of the Talk: “Current Scenario and Challenges in the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images.

·       Distinguished speaker at the Quebec Chapter of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, Quebec City, Canada, June 2016. Title of the Talk: “Current Scenario and Challenges in the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images.

·       Distinguished speaker at the Virginia Chapter of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, Maryland, USA, November 2015. Title of the Talk: “Current Scenario and Challenges in the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images.

·       Keynote speaker at the 8th International Workshop on the Analysis of Multitemporal Images, Annecy, France, July 2015. Title of the Talk: “The Time Variable in Remote Sensing: Past, Present and Future Challenges.”

·       Keynote speaker at the 35th EARSeL Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, June 2015. Title of the Talk: “Change Detection: Challenges and Opportunities with New Remote Sensing Satellites.”

·       Keynote speaker at the ESA 2014 Conference on Big Data from Space, Frascati, Italy, November 2014. Title of the Talk: “The Time Variable in Big Data from Space.”

·       Distinguished speaker at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Pretoria, South Africa, October 2014. Title of the Talk: “Current Scenario and Challenges in the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images.

·       Distinguished speaker at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), Rochester, USA, April 2014. Title of the Talk: “Current Scenario and Challenges in the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images.

·       Distinguished speaker at the Gujarat Chapter of the IEEE GRS Society, Ahmedabad, India, January 2014. Title of the Talk: “Current Scenario and Challenges in the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images.

·       Distinguished speaker at the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Bangalore, India, January 2014. Title of the Talk: “Current Scenario and Challenges in the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images.

·       Distinguished speaker at the Turkey Chapter of the IEEE GRS Society, Istanbul, Turkey, April 2013. Title of the Talk: “Current Scenario and Challenges in the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images.

·       Keynote speaker at the ISPR Workshop on High-resolution Earth Imaging for Geospatial Information, Hannover, Germany, May 2013. Title of the Talk: “Current Scenario and Challenges in the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images.

·       Keynote speaker at the Alberta Environmental Monitoring 2013, Advanced Science for Environemntal Monitoring, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, March 2013. Title of the Talk: “Current Scenario and Challenges in the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images.

·       Keynote speaker at the NCU Workshop on Remote Sensing, Jhongli City, Taiwan, January 2013. Title of the Talk: Challenges and Novel Paradigms in Classification of Remote Sensing Images.

·       Keynote speaker at the 7th Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Remote Sensing, Tsukuba Science City, Japan, 11 November 2012. Title of the Talk: “Current and Future Trends in Automatic Classification of Remote Sensing Images.”

·       Invited tutorial at the ESA-EUSC-JRC 2011 - Image Information Mining: Geospatial Intelligence from Earth Observation, Munich, Germany, 26 October, 2012. Title of the Talk: “Challenges in the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images.

·       Keynote speaker at the 3rd International Conference on Computational Modeling of Objects Presented in Images: Fundamentals, methods and Applications (CompIMAGE 2012), Rome, Italy, 5-7 September, 2012. Title of the Talk: “Current Scenario and Challenges in Classification of Remote Sensing Images.”

·       Keynote speaker (opening talk) at the 1st EARSeL International Workshop on Temporal Analysis of Satellite Images, Mykonos Island, Greece, 23-25 May, 2012. Title of the Talk: “Current Scenario and Challenges in Temporal Analysis of Remote Sensing Satellite Images.”

·       Invited speaker in the framework of the Remote Sensing Colloquium at the University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, March, 2012. Title of the Talk: “New Paradigms and Challenges in Automatic Classification of Remote Sensing Images.”

·       Keynote speaker at the ESA-EUSC-JRC 2011 - Image Information Mining: Geospatial Intelligence from Earth Observation, Ispra, Italy, March-April, 2011. Title of the Talk: “Recent Trends in Classification of Remote Sensing Data: Active and Semisupervised Machine Learning Paradigms.

·       Keynote speaker at the 4th EARSeL Workshop on Land Use and Land Cover, Prague, Czech Republic, June, 2011. Title of the Talk: “Current and Future Trends in Automatic Classification of Remote Sensing Images.”

·       Keynote speaker at the 9th Seminar on Remote Sensing and GIS Applications in Forest Engineering, Curitiba (Brazil), 19-21 October 2010. Title of the Talks: “Recent advances of change detection techniques for very high resolution images” (opening talk) and “An advanced system for classification of complex forest areas with hyperspectral and lidar data”

·       Invited speaker at University of Bonn, Bonn (Germany), June 2010. Title of the talk: “Support Vector Machines: Theoretical Challenges and Applications.”

·       Keynote speaker at the XIV Brazilian Remote Sensing Symposium, Workshop on Digital Image Processing and Classification: New Developments, Natal (Brazil), 25-30 April 2009.

·       Invited speaker at the 2nd International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning, PReMI 2007, Kolkata (India), December 2007. Title of the talk: “A Multiscale Change Detection Technique Robust to Registration Noise.”

·       Keynote speaker at the MultiTemp 2007, Leuven (Belgium), July 2007. Title of the talk: “Overview on Techniques for Data Analysis”.

·       Keynote speaker at the Workshop on Applied Remote Sensing in Mountain Regions, EURAC, Bolzano (Italy), February 2007. Title of the talk: “Data pre-processing and Analysis: Open Issues and Challenges.”

·       Invited speaker at INRIA, Sophia Antipolis (France), October 2006. Title of the talk: “Change Detection in Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images: Basics and Advanced Techniques.”

·       keynote speaker at the Workshop on Change Detection in Remote Sensing in the framework of the GdR ISIS, ENST, Paris (France), April 2006. Title of the talk: “Change Detection in Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images: Basics and Advanced Techniques.”

·       Invited speaker at the IEEE 1st International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning, PReMI 2005, Kolkata (India), December 2005. Title of the talk: “Partially Supervised Approaches to the Classification of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images.”

·       Invited speaker at the Workshop on Environmental Statistics: Theory and Practice, Tokio (Japan), November 2005. Title of the talk: “Automatic Change Detection in Multitemporal Remote-Sensing Images for Damage Assessment in Natural Disaster.”

·       Invited speaker at the International Workshop on Modeling and Data Analysis in Environmentrics, Geostatistics and Related Areas, Fukuoka (Japan), November 2005. Title of the talk: “Inductive and Transductive Support Vector Machine Classifiers: Theory and Applications to Remote Sensing Data.”

·       Keynote speaker at the Workshop of the Spanish Thematic Network on Pattern Recognition, Estoril (Portugal), June 2005. Title of the talk: “Partially Supervised Approaches to Classification of Remote Sensing Images.”

·       Invited speaker at the International Workshop Learning 2002, Leganes – Madrid (Spain), October 2002. Title of the talk: “Advanced Classification Techniques for Multitemporal Images: Partially Supervised Approaches.”

·       Invited speaker for a seminar at the University of Padua (Italy), May 2002. Title of the Talk: “Artificial Neural Networks: Theory and Application to Remote Sensing Image Classification.”

·       Invited speaker for a lecture on “Neural Networks in the Analysis of Remote Sensing Images” at the Workshop on Tools for Understanding Landscape Patterns in Coastal Areas Induced by Industrialization organized from the International Centre for Science and High Technology (ICS), Trieste (Italy), September 2000.

·       Invited to contribute to several Special Sessions at international conferences.

Note

Lorenzo Bruzzone ha conseguito la Laurea in Ingegneria Elettronica nel 1993 ed il titolo di Dottore di Ricerca nel 1998 presso l'Università di Genova, dove ha fruito di una borsa post-dottorato fino al 2000. E' stato Ricercatore Universitario da Febbraio 2000 a Ottobre 2001 e Professore Associato da Novembre 2001 a Febbraio 2005 presso l'Università degli Studi di Trento (UniTN). Da Marzo 2005 è Professore Ordinario di Telecomunicazioni presso il Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Scienza dell'Informazione (DISI) di UniTN dove tiene i corsi di Comunicazioni Elettriche, Sistemi di Telerilevamento, “Radar and Radiolocalization” e “Advanced Remote Sensing Systems for Environment”.

Lorenzo Bruzzone è stato il fondatore ed è il responsabile del Laboratorio di Telerilevamento presso il DISI di UniTN. La sua attività di ricerca è principalmente incentrata sul telerilevamento, sul radar e il SAR, e sullo sviluppo di metodologie per l'elaborazione ed il riconoscimento automatico di segnali ed immagini. E' stato promotore e responsabile di più di 28 progetti di ricerca nazionali ed internazionali, finanziati da vari enti tra i quali: Commissione Europea, Joint Research Centre, Agenzia Spaziale Europea, Agenzia Spaziale Italiana, Ministero dell’Università e della Ricerca, Ministero degli Affari Esteri, DST Indiano, Provincia Autonoma di Trento e vari soggetti industriali. Nel 2002 è stato coordinatore nazionale del progetto PRIN “Elaborazione ed analisi di immagini telerilevate multitemporali e ipertemporali per il monitoraggio ambientale” finanziato dal MIUR. E' revisore di proposte di progetto per vari enti nazionali e internazionali. E' autore (o co-autore) di più di 114 articoli scientifici pubblicati su riviste internazionali con revisione (di cui 76 su riviste IEEE), di più di 170 articoli pubblicati su atti di conferenze e di 16 capitoli di libro. E’ stato editore di 10 volumi legati ad atti di conferenze internazionali e del libro scientifico “Kernel Methods for Remote Sensing Data Analysis” pubblicato da Wiley. I suoi articoli hanno ricevuto un numero molto elevato di citazioni, come provato dal numero totale di citazioni (6427) e dai valori di h-index (40) and i10-index (99) (sorgente: Google Scholar). E' revisore di numerose riviste internazionali ed è stato membro dei comitati scientifici di molte conferenze internazionali. Dal 2000 al 2004 Lorenzo Bruzzone è stato membro del Consiglio Scientifico del Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazioni (CNIT) e dal 2008 è membro del suo Consiglio Direttivo come rappresentante dell'Università di Trento. Dal 2009 è membro eletto dell’Administrative Committee (AdCom) della IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS).

Ha vinto (primo classificato) la Student Paper Competition del 1998 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) (Seattle, USA). E' stato assegnatario del Recognition of Best Reviewers riservato ai migliori revisori della IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing nel 1999. Negli anni scorsi è stato co-autore di articoli che hanno ricevuto premi internazionali (rispettivamente il primo e il secondo premio alla Student Paper Competition dell’IEEE IGARSS simposio nel 2006 e nel 2011) e relatore di Tesi di Laurea premiate a livello nazionale (premi ricevuti dall’Associazione Italiana di Telerilevamento e dall’IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Italian Chapter). E' stato ideatore e General Chair/Co-Chair della prima, della seconda e della sesta edizione dell'IEEE International Workshop on the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images, tenutesi a Trento nel 2001 e nel 2011, e a Ispra nel 2003, e Technical Chair della terza edizione tenuta nel 2005 a Biloxi (USA). Dal 2006 è membro dello Steering Committee della suddetta serie di workshop di cui è stato il co-fondatore. Dal 2003 svolge il ruolo di General Chair della SPIE Conference on Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing. E’ stato invitato come Keynote Speaker in più di 20 conferenze/workshop internazionali. E' stato Guest Editor di 6 numeri speciali di riviste internazionali, tra le quali IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Pattern Recognition Letters, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing e IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. Ha svolto/svolge attività di Associate Editor per le seguenti riviste scientifiche: IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters (2004-2006), IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (2006-oggi), Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing (2007-oggi), Rivista Italiana di Telerilevamento (2003-2007). Da Aprile 2010 è Editor-in-Chief della rivista IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Newsletter. Dal 2012 è stato nominato Distinguished Speakers della IEEE GRSS. Nel 2008 è stato nominato membro del team congiunto NASA/ESA per la definizione degli strumenti radar per Outer Planet Flagship Missions. Dal 2010 è Fellow IEEE. E’ inoltre membro dell’Associazione Italiana di Telerilevamento.