2024 3rd International Conference on Geographic Information and Remote Sensing Technology (GIRST 2024)




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.



Prof. Mingliang Tao

Northwestern Polytechnical University, China



Born in August 1989 in Zhuzhou, Hunan, of Han nationality, Prof. Tao holds a Ph.D. in engineering. He is a professor and recognized as a national young talent. He studied at Xidian University from 2007 to 2016, obtaining his bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in engineering. In July 2016, he joined the School of Electronics and Information at Northwestern Polytechnical University as a faculty member. He has been selected as a national young talent, a young science and technology star in Shaanxi Province, and a recipient of the National Postdoctoral Innovative Talents Program. He has been awarded the "Young Scientist Award" from the International Union of Radio Science (URSI) for two consecutive terms. His doctoral dissertation was recognized as an "outstanding doctoral dissertation" in Shaanxi Province and as the "first excellent doctoral dissertation" by the Chinese Society of Electronic Education. He has received two first prizes at the provincial and ministerial levels and has been listed among the top ten innovative achievements in the national "Bo Xing Plan." In January 2024, he was appointed Vice Dean of the School of Electronics and Information at Northwestern Polytechnical University.