Name: Maria Brovelli
Company: Politecnico di Milano
Degree with honors in Physics, PhD in Geodesy. Currently Professor of GIS at Politecnico di Milano. From 2006 to 2011 she lectured GIS at the ETH – Zurich. From 2001 to 2011 she was the Director of the Geomatics Laboratory of the Politecnico di Milano. Since 2011 she is Vice Rector of the Como Campus of Politecnico di Milano.
She is Charter Member of OSGeo; Member of the Advisory Board of the ICA-OSGeo Labs Network, co-chair of ISPRS WG IV/5 “Web and Cloud Based Geospatial Services and Applications”, Associate Editor of Applied Geomatics Journal (Springer) and Member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Photogrammetric and Topography Society (SIFET).
She organized in Como (Italy) in 2000 the First GRASS User Meeting and was in the Organizing Committee of the First International Open Source Free Software GIS – GRASS users conference held in 2002 in Trento (Italy).