Dr. Armando Marino

Lecturer
Engineering and Innovation
The Open University
Dr. Armando Marino received an MSc in Telecommunication Engineering at the Universita’ di Napoli “Federico II” in 2006. In 2006, he joined the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Oberpfaffenhofen where he worked on SAR multi-pass retrieval of forest parameters. In 2011, he was awarded a PhD degree from the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK in the field of polarimetric SAR interferometry. The PhD thesis was awarded “Best PhD Thesis 2011” by the RSPSoc (Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society) and “Outstanding PhD Thesis” by Springer Verlag, which published the thesis in 2012. From March 2011 to October 2011, he worked at the University of Alicante, in Alicante, Spain, where he earned experiences in processing stuck of radar images for change detection. From December 2011 to May 2015, he was a post-doctorate researcher and lecturer at the ETH Zürich, Switzerland. At ETH he was presented with a unique opportunity to assert himself as a researcher and at the same time to gain teaching skills. Since June 2015, he is a lecturer at the Open University, School of Engineering and Innovation, in Milton Keynes, UK, where he is involved in teaching and research.