Prof. Dr. Fabio Tosti
University of West London,UK
IEEE Senior Member
Fabio Tosti (IEEE M'17–SM'19) received the M.Sc. and Eng. degrees (cum laude) in Infrastructure and Transportation Engineering from Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy, in 2010, and the Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering with European Doctorate Label (excellent rating) from Roma Tre University, in 2014. A registered Chartered Engineer, he is a Professor of Civil Engineering at the School of Computing and Engineering, University of West London (UWL), London, U.K., and the Director of “The Faringdon Research Centre for Non-Destructive Testing and Remote Sensing” at UWL. His research interests include the development of new algorithms, methodologies, and models for geoscience applications and the non-destructive and satellite remote sensing assessment, repair, and maintenance of civil and green infrastructure. He has authored/co-authored over 220 research publication records in international journals, conferences, and books and delivered numerous keynote and invited lectures. Prof. Tosti was a recipient of the ECSs Award by the European Geosciences Union (EGU) in 2017 and several Best Paper Awards at International Conferences, including the 2021 IEEE Asia–Pacific Conference on Geoscience, Electronics and Remote Sensing Technology (AGERS2021) and the IEEE 2020 43rd International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP2020). He was the General Co-Chair of the 3rd and 2nd International Workshop on Signal Processing Techniques for Ground Penetrating Radar Applications in 2022 and 2020 (TSP—IEEE Conf. Record 49548), respectively, and he served as the main organiser, scientific committee member and chair of technical sessions in 50+ international conferences and workshops. He served as the managing guest editor for various journals. He is the Editor-in-Chief of NDT (MDPI), and an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Pavement Engineering (IJPE), Remote Sensing (MDPI), Frontiers in Remote Sensing, Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI), and the Journal of Railway Engineering.
Assoc. Prof. Mingliang Tao
Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
IEEE FARS-TC Co-Chair
Mingliang Tao, male, Long-appointed Associate Professor of School of Electronic Information, Northwestern Polytechnical University, IEEE Senior Member, URSI Senior Member, has been selected as National Young Talent, National Young Talents, National Boxin Talents Program, Shaanxi Young Rising Stars of Science and Technology, and has been awarded the "Young Scientist Award" (2017, 2020) by the International Union of Radio Science (URSI) for two consecutive terms. "He has been selected as one of the National Young Talents, National Young Tuojiao Talents Program, National Boxin Talents Program, and Young Rising Star of Science and Technology in Shaanxi Province. His doctoral dissertation was honored as "Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of Shaanxi Province" and "Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of the First Chinese Society of Electronic Education", and he has been selected as one of the "Soaring Rising Stars" and "Soaring Young Scientists" of Northwestern Polytechnical University. He has been selected as one of the "Soaring Rising Stars" and "Soaring Young Scholars" of Northwestern Polytechnic University. He has been focusing on the research of basic theory and application technology related to intelligent detection and reconnaissance, and anti-jamming signal processing technology for a long time. He has presided over and participated in more than 10 research projects, such as special projects, BoXin Program, National Natural Science Foundation of China, etc. He has published more than 50 papers, and has been invited to present more than 10 times in domestic and international conferences, such as IGARSS, URSI GASS, etc. He has been awarded the first prize at provincial and ministerial levels, and the Top Ten Innovative Achievements of the BoXin Program of the year 2021. Currently, he is the co-chair of IEEE Frequency Allocation for Remote Sensing Technical Committee (FARS-TC).