Ph.D. Student – third year
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Martina Lodigiani was born in 1995 in Vigevano (PV), Italy. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering in 2018, focusing on the analysis of the link budget of a satellite communication link in a polar environment (SNOWBEAR project) at the Microwave Laboratory of the University of Pavia. She continued her academic journey at the University of Pavia, completing her Master’s degree in Electronic Engineering – Space Communication and Sensing in November 2020 with honors (110/110 cum laude). During an Erasmus+ program in the summer of 2020, she collaborated with the Finnish Meteorological Institute in Helsinki (FI) on radar systems for Arctic snow cover monitoring.
Since November 2020, Martina has been a Ph.D. student at the Microwave Laboratory of the University of Pavia, focusing on enhancing a radar system for snowpack and glacier monitoring. In winter 2022/2023, she was a Guest Researcher at the Nano Group of the Universitetet i Oslo (UiO), working with a UWB radar module by Novelda for snowpack monitoring.
Martina became a certified Snow Observer by AINEVA on May 9, 2023. She serves as a student representative in the PhD board of the PhD school in Electronic, Computer Science, and Electrical Engineering, and is a member of the Quality board for the same PhD school. Previously, she chaired the student association PESB – Pavia Engineering Student Branch and served as the treasurer of the IEEE Student Branch Pavia until September 2023.