Prof Fabrizio Berizzi (senior IEEE) was born in Piombino (Italy) in November 1965. He received the Doctor Engineer and the Research Doctor degrees in electronic engineering from the University of Pisa, Italy, in 1990 and 1994 respectively. He became a University researcher in 1992, and was promoted to Associate Professor in October 2000.
He has been a full Professor in the Department of Information Engineering at the University of Pisa since December 2009. He teaches “Radar Techniques” and “Signal Theory” at the University of Pisa, and “Digital Signal Processing” at the Italian Naval Academy. He has been an IEEE senior member since 2006.
He has been involved both as a researcher and as the principal investigator in several national and international projects funded by the Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI), Ministero dell’Istruzione, Università e della Ricerca (MIUR), Italian Navy, Galileo Avionics S.p.A, European Union (EU).
His main research interests are in the fields of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR and ISAR) and fractal radar detection and modeling.
More than 150 papers and three chapters in international books have been published. He has organised special and invited sessions at international conferences and workshops. He has also given lectures and seminars in several research institutions in Australia and Europe, and has presented tutorials on SAR at IEEE Radar Conferences. He reviews submissions for several prestigious international journals (IEEE Trans. on AES, on AP, on GRSS, on IP and IEE Proceeding of Radar, Sonar and Navigation). He is the co-chair of the NATO Task Group on “Multichannel/Multistatic radar imaging of non-cooperative targets”, a member of four other NATO SET Task Groups.
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