• Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Computer Science at the University of Pavia, Pavia.
Ph.D. thesis entitled: “Remote sensing for seismic vulnerability evaluation”
• Master Degree in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications curricula. from the University of Pavia, with a score of 97/110
Master Degree thesis entitled: “Utilizzo di un metodo di associazione modale per la coregistrazione rapida di immagini telerilevate pre- e post-evento catastrofico”
Project Collaborator at EUCENTRE, Pavia, Italy
From April 2012, he starts a new collaboration with EUCENTRE where he works on computer systems, supporting the activities of entities operating in the building and land management framework of the Calabria region.
He also participates in several projects sponsored by the Civil Protection Department, as WebGIS platforms developer, which have the purpose of storing and displaying seismic risk data of the national territory.
TECHNICAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCES
• Research in the field of Remote Sensing.
• Data Processing and analysis of satellite images.
• GIS systems development.
• Software development for analysis of satellite images (post-earthquake damage detection, VHR SAR)
Polli D., F. Dell’Acqua, P. Gamba, G. Lisini (2008): “Remote sensing as a tool for vulnerability assessment” Proc. of the 6th International Workshop on Remote Sensing for Disaster Management Applications, Pavia, Italy, 11-12 September 2008. CD-ROM and online.
Polli, D.; Dell’Acqua, F.; Gamba, P.; Clemenzi, S., “Low-resolution urban area outlining in satellite SAR images”, Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event, 2009, vol., no., pp.1-5, 20-22 May 2009
Polli, Dell’Acqua : “Building Vulnerability Assessment”, 1st Workshop of the Geohazards Community of Practice of GEO January 18-21, 2010, Paris, France
Diego Polli, Fabio Dell’Acqua, “Radar remote sensing for damage assessment: case study on L’Aquila, Italy, 6th April 2009 earthquake,” Gi4DM 2010 Conference, Geomatics for Crisis Management, Febbraio 2010, Torino.
Diego Polli, Fabio Dell’Acqua, Paolo Gamba, “Seismic vulnerability assessment in the framework of GEO: a case study on Messina, Italy,” Gi4DM 2010 Conference, Geomatics for Crisis Management, Febbraio 2010, Torino.
Polli, Dell’Acqua, Lisini : “Automatic Mapping of Earthquake Damage using Post-event Radar Satellite Data: The story goes on.”, 30th EARSeL Symposium 2010 – Paris, France
F. Dell’Acqua, Polli, D., Ferrari, S. (2010) “Spaceborne support to post-earthquake operations: detection of sparse man-made features in wide-scale safety inspection”. Accepted for oral presentation at EUSAR 2010, Aachen, Germany, 8-10 June 2010.
Polli, Dell’Acqua, Gamba : “Exploiting satellite data for large-scale assessment of seismic vulnerability in human settlement areas (GEO DI-09-01A)”, ESA’s Living Planet Symposium Bergen, Norway, from 28 June – 2 July 2010
Polli, Dell’Acqua : “Assessing earthquake damage from post-event vhr radar images only: a preliminary study on cosmo/skymed images from the l’Aquila, 6th april 2009 earthquake”, ESA’s Living Planet Symposium Bergen, Norway, from 28 June – 2 July 2010
Dell’Acqua, F.; Gamba, P.; Polli, D.; , “Mapping earthquake damage in VHR radar images of human settlements: Preliminary results on the 6th April 2009, Italy case,” Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2010 IEEE International , vol., no., pp.1347-1350, 25-30 July 2010 doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2010.5653973
Polli, Dell’Acqua : “Further Advances in Automatic Mapping of Seismic Damage Based on Very High Resolution SAR Images”, Joint SIG Workshop: Urban – 3D – Radar – Thermal Remote Sensing and Developing Countries. 2010-09-22, Ghent, Belgium.
Polli, Dell’Acqua, Gamba, Lisini : “Earthquake damage assessment from post-event only radar satellite data”, 8th RSDMA Workshop, Tokyo, 30th Sept. – 1st Oct. 2010
Gamba, Dell’Acqua, Polli, “Earthquake damage assessment from post-event VHR radar data: from Sichuan, 2008 to Haiti, 2010”, Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event 2011, 11-13 April 2011, Munich, Germany.
Fabio Dell’Acqua, Gabriele Vercesi, Diego Aldo Polli; “Urban block outlining in High-Resolution SAR images based on detection of linear features”, 31st EARSeL Symposium 2011, 30th May – 2nd June, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Diego Aldo Polli, Fabio Dell’Acqua, Laura Candela; “Mapping earthquake damage from post-event only VHR SAR texture maps: zooming into poor estimation cases”, 31st EARSeL Symposium 2011, 30th May – 2nd June, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Fabio Dell’Acqua, Gianni Christian Iannelli, Diego Aldo Polli, Laura Candela; “Spaceborne VHR SAR data for detection of sparse man-made features in wide-scale safety inspection after an earthquake”, 31st EARSeL Symposium 2011, 30th May – 2nd June, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Dell’Acqua, F., Lanese, I., Polli, D.A., Gamba, P. “Is physical vulnerability helpful in SAR-based seismic damage assessment? A preliminary study” (2012) Proceedings of the 2012 Tyrrhenian Workshop on Advances in Radar and Remote Sensing: From Earth Observation to Homeland Security, TyWRRS 2012, art. no. 6381099, pp. 36-40.
Cossu, R.; Dell’Acqua, F.; Polli, D.A.; Rogolino, G.; ,Urban seismic damage assessment from post-event only SAR: preliminary tests on Envisat ASAR data,”Synthetic Aperture Radar, 2012. EUSAR. 9th European Conference on”,51-53,2012,VDE
Fabio Dell’Acqua, Diego Aldo Polli., (In Corso Di Stampa). “Post-event Spaceborne VHR Radar for Seismic Damage Assessment: Integrating Pre-event Optical Data?”. JRC. Ispra, Varese. ESA JRC EUSC 2011 – Image Information Mining: Geospatial Intelligence from Earth Observation .
Helen Crowley, Miriam Colombi, Barbara Borzi, Marta Faravelli, Mauro Onida, Manuel Lopez, Diego Polli, Fabrizio Meroni, Rui Pinho, “ A comparison of seismic risk maps for Italy”, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, Volume 7, Number 1 / February, 2009, pp. 149-180, ISSN 1570-761X (Print) 1573-1456 (Online), DOI 10.1007/s10518-008-9100-7
Polli D., Dell’Acqua F., Gamba P. , “First steps towards a frame work for earth observation (EO) – Based seismic vulnerability Evaluation” – Environmental Semeiotics (2009) 2(1), 16-30 DOI 10.3383/es. 2.1.2
Barbara Borzi, Fabio Dell’Acqua, Marta Faravelli, Paolo Gamba, Gianni Lisini, Mauro Onida, Diego Polli: “Studio di vulnerabilità di una vasta area industriale mediante immagini tele rilevate da satellite”. PROGETTAZIONE SISMICA, n. 2, 2009, pp. 105-117. ISSN 1973-7432
Fabio Dell’Acqua, Paolo Gamba, Gianni Lisini, Diego Polli (2009 – in Italian): “Il telerilevamento satellitare come strumento per la gestione del disastro: caso di studio sul terremoto de L’Aquila del 6 aprile 2009”. PROGETTAZIONE SISMICA, year 1, no. 3, pp 87-96. ISSN 1973-7432.
Fabio Dell’Acqua, Paolo Gamba, Gianni Lisini, Diego Polli(2009). “Satellite remote sensing as a tool for management of emergencies from natural disasters: a case study on L’Aquila, 6th April 2009 earthquake”.PROGETTAZIONE SISMICA, year 1, no. 3, special issue in English, pp. 85-94. ISSN 1973 7432.
Dell’Acqua, F.; Bignami, C.; Chini, M.; Lisini, G.; Polli, D. A.; Stramondo, S.; “Earthquake Damages Rapid Mapping by Satellite Remote Sensing Data: L’Aquila April 6th, 2009 Event,” Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, IEEE Journal of , vol.PP, no.99, pp.1, 0 doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2011.216272
Dell’Acqua F., Polli D. “Post-event only VHR radar satellite data for automated damage assessment: a study on COSMO/SkyMed and the 2010 Haiti earthquake” PE&RS Haiti Earthquake Special Issue, October 2011
Fabio Dell’Acqua, Diego Aldo Polli, (2011) “Post-event only VHR radar satellite data for automated damage assessment: a study on COSMO/SkyMed and the 2010 Haiti earthquake” . PHOTOGRAMMETRIC ENGINEERING AND REMOTE SENSING (ISSN:0099-1112) pp.1037- 1043. Vol.77.
Cossu, R., Dell’Acqua, F., Polli, D.A., Rogolino, G. “SAR-based seismic damage assessment in urban areas: Scaling down resolution, scaling up computational performance” (2012) IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 5 (4), art. no. 6165675, pp. 1110-1117
Dell’Acqua, F., Lanese, I., Polli, D.A. (2012) “Integration of EO-based vulnerability estimation into EO-based seismic damage assessment: a case study on L’Aquila, Italy, 2009 earthquake”. Natural Hazards, pp. 1-16. Article in Press. Doi: 10.1007/s11069-012-0490-0