Maria Antonia Brovelli

Politecnico di MilanoFull Professor, GIS and Earth Observation

Maria Antonia Brovelli is a distinguished academic and researcher with a background in Physics and a Ph.D. in Geodesy and Cartography. She is a Professor of GIS and The Copernicus Green Revolution for Sustainable Development at Politecnico di Milano (PoliMI). Having dedicated her entire career to PoliMI, she began as a researcher and later became a Full Professor, also serving as the Vice-Rector of PoliMI for the Como Campus. Her contributions extend beyond academia, where she has lectured GIS at ETH Zurich and currently holds key positions in various international organizations. She serves as the Vice President of the ISPRS Technical Commission on Spatial Information Science, co-chair of the United Nations Open GIS Initiative, and chair of the UN-GGIM Academic Network. Additionally, she has been involved in ESA's Advisory Committee of Earth Observation. Her research in geomatics covers diverse areas, including geodesy, radar-altimetry, GIS, webGIS, VGI, Citizen Science, Big Geo Data, and GEOAI. Brovelli is a global leader in Open-Source GIS. She has an impressive publication record and has been involved in numerous national and international research projects.


International Astronautical Congress 2024

14-18 October 2024

Milan, Italy