Paolo Dabove


Paolo Dabove has been an Associate Professor at the Politecnico di Torino (Italy) since 2021. He graduated with a Master's Degree in Environmental Engineering – “Natural and industrial risk management” from the University of Genoa (2009), and he received his PhD in Environmental and Territory from the Politecnico di Torino (2013). His principal research interests are in quality control of GNSS positioning, the use of open source software for positioning and mapping, monitoring techniques with Geomatics instruments, low-cost INS and GNSS systems for mobile mapping, and indoor positioning for navigation purposes. From 01/10/2019 to 15/11/2021, he was an elected member of the Academic Senate at the Politecnico di Torino (Italy) as a delegate of Assistant Professors. Since the beginning of 2020, he has been the President of the Geographic Free and Open Source Software ( association and Vice-president of the Georesources and Environment Association (Geoingegneria Ambientale e Mineraria – GEAM). Paolo Dabove has over 90 scientific papers in international and Italian journals and proceedings and also has nine book chapters in international books. He is the editor of one scientific book. He has been a member of the ION GNSS (Institute of Navigation) association, Società Italiana di Fotogrammetria e Topografia (SIFET) and the Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC) since 2016. He was a founding member of a Gter s.r.l. Innovazione in Geomatica, GNSS e GIS; Gter is a spin-off company arising from the Uni.TI Project, consortium between the University of Genoa and BIC Liguria ( that operates in the fields of metric and thematic survey, spatial analysis, GNSS and training. He has previously supervised more than 5 graduate students. He has won the 2015 Young Authors Award promoted by the Italian Society of Photogrammetry and Topography (SIFET). ORCID:

OSGeo Sponsors

View all sponsors