Dr. Giovanni Franco Crosta
SPIE Involvement:
Area of Expertise:
inverse problems , image classification , electromagnetics , morphological analysis , fluid dynamics
Profile Summary

retired; previous position (1983-2015): tenured researcher, State Universities of Milan, Milan, IT.
(since 2007) Fellow of the Electromagnetics Academy, Cambridge, MA.
(1999) visiting scientist, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA.
(1992) short term visitor, Institute for Mathematics and Applications, Minneapolis, MN.
(1989) visiting Associate Professor, Dept. of Mathematics, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX.
(1988) visiting scholar, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE.
(1975-1983) independent consultant.
(1974-1975) tactical control assistant, NATO Hawk anti-aircraft artillery.
Author of 65 peer-reviewed articles, 37 editor-reviewed articles, 65 conference abstracts.
Presenter of 118 conference talks, 12 conference posters, 62 seminars.
Co-editor of 5 special issues and proceedings. Co-author of 1 textbook.
Signer of 84 Mathematical Reviews.
Research interests: inverse problems for partial differential equations (electromagnetics, acoustics, fluid dynamics), image recognition, materials characterization, morphogenesis.
Teaching assignments: (1995 to 2014, University of Milan Bicocca) Mathematical models & methods for the environmental sciences, (2005-2007, same) Dynamics and control of environmental systems, (2007, same) Process control,(1991-1994, University of Milan, IT) Theory of computing machines, (1989, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX) Calculus I, (1981- 1988, University of Milan, IT) Physics II.
Advisor or co-advisor of 80 M.Sc. thesis projects
Professional association:
American Mathematical Society, Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society, Associazione Meccanica VA (hon.), Imaging Science and Technology Society (emeritus), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life senior), Materials Research Society, Mathematical Association of America, SPIE.
Publications web site:
(2016 Feb 24)
Publications (24)

Proceedings Article | 4 March 2019 Presentation + Paper
Proc. SPIE. 10881, Imaging, Manipulation, and Analysis of Biomolecules, Cells, and Tissues XVII
KEYWORDS: Mathematical modeling, Clocks, Data modeling, Molecules, Macromolecules, Dynamical systems, Systems modeling, Genomics

Proceedings Article | 7 May 2018 Presentation + Paper
Proc. SPIE. 10671, Metamaterials XI
KEYWORDS: Mathematical modeling, Metamaterials, Scattering, Dielectrics, Electromagnetic radiation, Convolution, Electromagnetism, Electromagnetic scattering, Dielectric dispersion

Proceedings Article | 29 May 2014 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 9073, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) Sensing XV
KEYWORDS: Optical spheres, Scattering, Aerosols, Particles, Light scattering, Laser scattering, Feature extraction, Image classification, Atmospheric particles, Bacteria

Proceedings Article | 28 May 2014 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 9121, Multisensor, Multisource Information Fusion: Architectures, Algorithms, and Applications 2014
KEYWORDS: Mirrors, Optical spheres, Scattering, Sensors, Aerosols, Particles, Light scattering, Laser scattering, Pulsed laser operation, Atmospheric particles

Proceedings Article | 29 May 2013 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 8723, Sensing Technologies for Global Health, Military Medicine, and Environmental Monitoring III
KEYWORDS: Statistical analysis, Optical spheres, Detection and tracking algorithms, Scattering, Aerosols, Particles, Light scattering, Fourier transforms, Feature extraction, Atmospheric particles

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