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

Technical Program Committee


Technical Program Committee Chair


Prof. Francesco Benedetto

Roma Tre University, Italy

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (Chair of Italy Section Chapter)


Francesco Benedetto was born in Rome, Italy, on August 4th, 1977. He received the Dr. Eng. degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of ROMA TRE, Rome, Italy, in May 2002, and the PhD degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of ROMA TRE, Rome, Italy, in April 2007. In 2007, he was a research fellow of the Department of Applied Electronics of the Third University of Rome. In 2008, he became an Assistant Professor of Telecommunications at the Third University of Rome (2008-2012, Applied Electronics Dept.; 2013-Present, Economics Dept.). In 2017, He unanimously received the National Academic Qualification as an Associate Professor of Telecommunications, and since 2019 He is an Associate Professor of Telecommunications at the same University, where he currently teaches the course of “Elements of Telecommunications” (formerly Signals and Telecommunications) in the Computer Engineering degree, the course of “Software Defined Radio” in the Laurea Magistralis in Information and Communication Technologies, and the course of “Lab. of statistical analysis systems” in the Laurea Magistralis of the School in Economics and Business Studies.Since the academic year 2013/2014, He is also in charge of the course of “Cognitive Communications” in the Ph.D. degree in Applied Electronics at the Department of Engineering, University of Roma Tre. He is a Senior Member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and an active member of the following IEEE Societies: IEEE Standard Association, IEEE Young Professionals, IEEE Software Defined Networks, IEEE Communications, IEEE Signal Processing, IEEE Vehicular Technology. Finally, He is also a member of CNIT (Italian Inter-Universities Consortium for Telecommunications).His research interests are in the field of ground penetrating radar, software and cognitive radio, digital signal and image processing for telecommunications and economics, code acquisition, and synchronization for the 3G mobile communication systems and multimedia communication. Since 2016, he has been the Chair of the IEEE 1900.1 working group on “Definitions and Concepts for Dynamic Spectrum Access: Terminology Relating to Emerging Wireless Networks, System Functionality, and Spectrum Management.” He is the Leader of the WP 3.4 on “Development of Advanced GPR Data Processing Technique” of the European COST Action TU1208– Civil Engineering Applications of Ground Penetrating Radar. He is an Editor of the IEEE SDN NEWSLETTER, was the General Chair of the Series of International Workshops on Signal Processing for Secure Communications (SP4SC-2014, 2015, and 2016), and the Lead Guest Editor of the Special Issue on Advanced Ground Penetrating Radar Signal Processing Techniques for the Signal Processing Journal (Elsevier). He also served as a Reviewer for several IEEE TRANSACTIONS, the IET (formerly IEE) Proceedings, EURASIP, and the ELSEVIER journals. He was a TPC Member for several IEEE international conferences and symposia in the same fields.



Assoc. Prof. Mingliang Tao

Northwestern Polytechnical University, China



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).


Technical Program Committee Member

· Prof. Mehdi Gheisari, Islamic Azad University, Iran

· Prof. Dr. Mohamed Elhag, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

· Assoc. Prof. Yao-Yi Chiang, University of Minnesota, USA

· Assoc. Prof. Wang Xin, Monash University Malaysia, Malaysia

· Assoc. Prof. Xintao Liu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

· Asst. Prof. Terefe Hanchiso Sodango, Wolkite University, Ethiopia

· Asst. Prof. Thota Sivasankar, NIIT University, India

· Asst. Prof. Hossein Aghighi, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran

· Asst. Prof. Song Jun, Hong Kong Baptist University, China

· Asst. Prof. Di Zhu, University of Minnesota, USA

· Dr. Francesco Soldovieri, National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Italy

· Dr. Tesfaye Tessema, The Faringdon Research Centre for Non-Destructive Testing and Remote Sensing, UK

· Dr. HUZAIFA BIN HASHIM, University of Malaya, Malaysia
· Dr. Afikah Binti Rahim, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
· Dr. Nor Hazwani Binti Md. Zain, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
· Dr. Abdul Samad Abdul Rahman, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

· Dr. Wan Zurina Wan Jaafar, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

· Dr. Rajendran Shobha Ajin, University of Florence, Italy