Gianluca Marucco

Head of Unit

Gianluca Marucco received the Master of Science in Electronics Engineering from Politecnico di Torino in January 2003. During his academic career he focused on telecommunications aspects with a particular interest on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS).

After a working experience in the Satellite Navigation unit of Thales Alenia Space (formerly Laben), he become member of the NavSAS Group at ISMB. Here he started following the technical development of core technologies for future Galileo receivers in the frame of the EC funded Artus project with particular focus on Code and Carrier Phase Multipath Mitigation. Afterward he addressed his work on the exploitation of professional and mass market GNSS receivers in various fields of application, including: geodesy, road tolling, road safety, search and rescue, touring, mountaineering, mapping and vessel traffic management. He is currently responsible for the Real Time European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System (EGNOS) performance monitoring site in Torino and he is also involved in several EC funded projects addressing EGNOS exploitation.

Being responsible of the GNSS Platforms for Safety and Environment research unit his current research interests are focused on different aspects (including Safety) of the GNSS augmentation systems: both Satellite and Ground based like the aforementioned EGNOS and the differential regional networks.