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Marco Pasian

Associate Professor

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Marco Pasian was born in 1980. He received his MSc Cum Laude in electronic engineering and his Ph.D. in electronics and computer science from the University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy, in 2005 and 2009, respectively.
Since October 2020 he is Associate Professor with the Microwave Laboratory of the University of Pavia, where from 2009 to 2013 he was PostDoc, and from 2013 to 2020 Research Fellow / Assistant Professor.

He was with the European Space Agency, Germany, with Carlo Gavazzi Space, Italy and with the TNO, Defence, Security and Safety, The Netherlands in 2004, 2005 and 2008, respectively.

Prof. Pasian is member of the Societa’ Italiana di Elettromagnetismo (SIEm), member of the Europena Microwave Association (EuMA), senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and unit coordinator for the University of Pavia for the Centro nazionale di ricerca Interuniversitario sulla Interazioni fra Campi Elettromagnetici e Biosistemi (ICEmB). He has served as convened-session organizer, session chair and/or reviewer for the European Microwave Conference (EuMC), the European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), and the International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Sumposium (IGARSS). In 2012, 2014, and 2021 he was Technical Program Committee (TPC) member of the EuMC. In 2014 he also held the position of EuMC TPC co-chair and European Microwave Week Conference Prize Committee Chair. In 2022 he was the EuMC TPC chair, and TPC member for the Mediterranean Microwave Symposium (MMS), In 2023 he was TPC member for the SBMO/IEEE MTT-S International Microwave and Optoelectronics Conference (IMOC). In 2014 and 2017 he was Conferene Finance Chair for the IEEE conferences NEMO2014 and IMWS-AMP2017.

Prof. Pasian serves as Editor-in-Chief for the EuMA International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, as Associate Editor for the IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics, RF and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology, and as reviewer for IEEE and IET journals. He has been member of several international evaluation boards for PhD courses and scientific calls.

His main professional interests are in the field of microwave and mm-wave components and technologies for space applications, in the field of imaging (in particular for biomedical applications), in the field of substrate integrated waveguide, and in the field of microwave-based snow monitoring.

Prof. Pasian is the Principal Investigator (PI) of the MIUR-funded SIR2014 project “SNOWAVE”, the PI of the EU-funded INTERACT TA projects “ARCTICWAVE” (2019), “ARCTIC-GBR” (2020-2021) and “RADARC” (2023), and the Unit Leader for the ASI-funded project “CRIOSAR”, all on snowpack monitoring. He was the PI of the UniPv-funded grant under the call INROAd, and Unit Leader for the MIUR-funded PRIN2017 project “WPT4WID”, both on biomedical applications. He is also Project Manager and/or Scientific Manager of several projects in collaborations with European research centres and/or industries, including the European Space Agency.

In the framwork of MS degrees in Electronic Enginnering, Bioengineering, and Civil Engineering, Dr. Pasian holds the course of Satellite and Space Systems, Applied Bioelectromagnetism, and Snow Avalanche and Related Mountain Hazards. He is/was the tutor of 7 Ph.D. students and he has been tutor or co-tutor of more than 50 BS and MS students.