FORMAZIONE:
•  2012-2015 University of Pavia, a PhD student at the Department of Industrial and Information Engineering with a scholarship from the European centre for training and research in earthquake engineering (EUCENTRE). Currently, The work is focused on the thesis “Multi-risk assessment for dynamic vulnerability, integrating space-based and insitu sensing”. Pavia, Italy
•  2013 University of Pavia, the 3rd international Summer School on Data Fusion “Space borne Radar Data Fusion”. Pavia, Italy
•  2012 University of Pavia, the 2nd international Summer School on Data Fusion and Target Detection from Airborne and Space borne Data. Pavia, Italy
•  2011-2013 Istituto Universitario di Studi Superiori (IUSS), Master degree in Risk and Emergency Management with a scholarship offered from IUSS. Pavia, Italy
•  2010 International Atomic Energy Agency, Regional Training Course on the Management of NORM Waste (Naturally Occurring radioactive materials). 10-14 Oct 2010 – Damascus, Syria.
•  2010 International Atomic Energy Agency, Regional Training Course on the Development of a Near Surface Disposal Facility. 15th – 19th February 2010. Mumbai, India.
•  2006-2009 Damascus University, Master degree in Radiation Protection with a scholarship offered from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Damascus, Syria.
•  2007-2008 International Atomic Energy Agency, Fellow ship in the field of Education and Training in Radiation and Waste Safety from 16th Dec 2007 to 15th Dec 2008. Damascus, Syria.
•  2006-2007 International Atomic Energy Agency, Regional Post-Graduate Educational Course in Radiation Protection and the Safety of Radioactive Sources (10 months). Damascus, Syria.
•  2006 Lebanese Atomic Energy Commission, “System of Authorization and Inspection of Radiation Sources”. Beirut, Lebanon.
•  2000-2004 Lebanese University-Faculty Of Sciences, “Maitrise-es Sciences” (4 Years), in Physics. Beirut, Lebanon.

PROFILO PROFESSIONALE:
2013-2014 One of the main developers in the EU funded SENSUM project, a Framework to integrate Space-based and in-situ sENSing for dynamic vUlnerability and recovery Monitoring.
Project site: http://www.sensum-project.eu/
Project Github: https://github.com/SENSUM-project/sensum_prep

July 2014 Participation in the IGARSS 2014 and 35th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing. Quebec Canada
Accepted Preceding publications:
• Mostapha Harb‎‎‎‎, Fabio Dell’Acqua‎‎‎, Daniele De Vecchi‎: “Abstracts Multi-Risk Buildings Exposure and Physical Vulnerability Mapping from Optical Satellite Images: Developing An Integrated Toolset”
• Gholam Reza Dini, Gianni Lisini, Mostapha Harb, Fabio Dell’Acqua: “Comparison of Estimated Building Story Number for Exposure Mapping from High Resolution Space-Borne Images”
April 2014 Participation in the European Geosciences Union, EGU 2014; General Assembly. Vienna, Austria
Accepted Preceding publications:
• Mostapha Harb‎‎‎‎, Daniele De Vecchi‎, Fabio Dell’Acqua‎‎‎: “A Novel Approach in Refining the Geometrical Accuracy of Landsat Images in the context of Temporal Tracking of Built-Up Areas as a Physical Vulnerability Indicator”
Jan 2014 Participation in the Symposium on earthquake and landslide risk in Central Asia and Caucasus: exploiting remote sensing and geo-spatial information management. Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
Preceding publication:
• Mostapha Harb, Daniele De Vecchi, Fabio Dell’Acqua: “Remote Sensing-Based Vulnerability Proxies in the EU FP7 Project ‘SENSUM’ “
Sep 2013 Participation in the European Space Agency Living ‎Planet Symposium, ESA 2013. Edinburgh, UK
Preceding publications:
• Mostapha Harb, Fabio Dell’Acqua: “Insights on Earth Observation capabilities in updating the spatial distribution of exposed values in quake-prone areas”.
• Mostapha Harb, Fabio Dell’Acqua: “A Review on Electromagnetic Earthquake Precursors Using Remote Sensing Technology”.
June 2013 Participation in the Terra SAR-X Science Team Meeting, German Aerospace Center (DLR) Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Preceding publication:
• Mostapha Harb, Fabio Dell’Acqua: “Radar-based damage assessment: near-real-time spotlight acquisition on single building collapses from informal on-line news scanning”.
May 2013 Participation in the 13th International ROSE Seminar. Pavia, Italy
April 2013 Participation in the European Geosciences Union, EGU 2013; General Assembly
Vienna, Austria
Preceding publication:
• Mostapha Harb, Fabio Dell’Acqua: “Texture-based seismic damage assessment on Radar data: A preliminary comparison between COSMO/Sky Med and Terra SAR-X datasets”
2012-2013 Master internship at the Telecommunication and Remote Sensing Lab for six months at the University of Pavia. The work was on extracting risk related information,” Space borne Radar Remote Sensing for Extensive Assessment of Earthquake damage to buildings”.
Aug 2011 Participation in the organization and performance of the dismantling process of Co 60 source from a therapy unit at the American University Hospital and exporting them to Germany with the collaboration of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Aug 2010 Participation in the organization and performance of the dismantling process of 36 Co 60 sources from a research irradiator at the Agriculture Research Center and exporting them to Russia with the collaboration of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
June – 2009 Country’s delegate to the meeting “Developing Safe NORM Waste Disposal
Technology and Long Term Repository Designs (ARASIA)”. RAS/3/010 Damascus, Syria.
April – 2009 Country’s delegate to the meeting “The Regional Coordination Meeting for
Strengthening National and Regional Capabilities for Response to Radiological & Nuclear Emergencies “. RAS/9/057 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2007- 2011 4 Years work experience at the Lebanese Atomic Energy Commission (LAEC) in the field of safety and security services of radioactive practices in the medical and industrial field; Radiation Safety Services Department –Radioactive Waste management; Nuclear Security Department- Emergency and Preparedness Section.
2006-2007 1 year stage at the Atomic Energy Commission of Syria. Practical Exercises on Radiation Protection and the Safe Usage of Radiation Sources
2004 – 2006 Mathematics and Physics instructor at several local institutes and colleges (My New College, Byblos Institute, Lebanese Modern School, Al-Takamol).

CONOSCENZA INFORMATICA E LINGUISTICA
Bureau Bureau: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Programming Languages : Python, Mat lab, IDL, C++, and R.
Soft wares: ENVI, Matlab, QGIS, ArcGIS, open quake, CatSim and several others

Arabic Reading and Writing.
English Reading and Writing.
Italian Reading and Writing.

PUBBLICAZIONI:
2013-2014 One of the main developers in the EU funded SENSUM project, a Framework to integrate Space-based and in-situ sENSing for dynamic vUlnerability and recovery Monitoring.
Project site: http://www.sensum-project.eu/
Project Github: https://github.com/SENSUM-project/sensum_prep

July 2014 Participation in the IGARSS 2014 and 35th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing. Quebec Canada
Accepted Preceding publications:
• Mostapha Harb‎‎‎‎, Fabio Dell’Acqua‎‎‎, Daniele De Vecchi‎: “Abstracts Multi-Risk Buildings Exposure and Physical Vulnerability Mapping from Optical Satellite Images: Developing An Integrated Toolset”
• Gholam Reza Dini, Gianni Lisini, Mostapha Harb, Fabio Dell’Acqua: “Comparison of Estimated Building Story Number for Exposure Mapping from High Resolution Space-Borne Images”
April 2014 Participation in the European Geosciences Union, EGU 2014; General Assembly. Vienna, Austria
Accepted Preceding publications:
• Mostapha Harb‎‎‎‎, Daniele De Vecchi‎, Fabio Dell’Acqua‎‎‎: “A Novel Approach in Refining the Geometrical Accuracy of Landsat Images in the context of Temporal Tracking of Built-Up Areas as a Physical Vulnerability Indicator”
Jan 2014 Participation in the Symposium on earthquake and landslide risk in Central Asia and Caucasus: exploiting remote sensing and geo-spatial information management. Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
Preceding publication:
• Mostapha Harb, Daniele De Vecchi, Fabio Dell’Acqua: “Remote Sensing-Based Vulnerability Proxies in the EU FP7 Project ‘SENSUM’ “
Sep 2013 Participation in the European Space Agency Living ‎Planet Symposium, ESA 2013. Edinburgh, UK
Preceding publications:
• Mostapha Harb, Fabio Dell’Acqua: “Insights on Earth Observation capabilities in updating the spatial distribution of exposed values in quake-prone areas”.
• Mostapha Harb, Fabio Dell’Acqua: “A Review on Electromagnetic Earthquake Precursors Using Remote Sensing Technology”.
June 2013 Participation in the Terra SAR-X Science Team Meeting, German Aerospace Center (DLR) Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Preceding publication:
• Mostapha Harb, Fabio Dell’Acqua: “Radar-based damage assessment: near-real-time spotlight acquisition on single building collapses from informal on-line news scanning”.
May 2013 Participation in the 13th International ROSE Seminar. Pavia, Italy
April 2013 Participation in the European Geosciences Union, EGU 2013; General Assembly
Vienna, Austria
Preceding publication:
• Mostapha Harb, Fabio Dell’Acqua: “Texture-based seismic damage assessment on Radar data: A preliminary comparison between COSMO/Sky Med and Terra SAR-X datasets”

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