Fabio Remondino


Short biography

Fabio Remondino holds a PhD in photogrammetry from ETH Zurich and currently leads the 3D Optical Metrology (3DOM) research unit of FBK. He is Vice-President of EuroSDR, President of ISPRS Commission II ‘Photogrammetry’ and Vice-President of CIPA Heritage Documentation.

About Bruno Kessler Foundation

FBK is a top Research Institute in Italy, ranked at the 1st place for scientific excellence within 3 different subject areas (ICT, History and Sociology) and for the economic and social impact according to the quality of research ANVUR evaluation for the period 2010-2014. Fondazione Bruno Kessler is a research non-profit public interest entity.

Being the result of a history that is more than half a century old, through 2 scientific hubs, 7 research centres, 410 researchers, 2 specialized libraries, 7 laboratories, FBK aims to results of excellence in science and technology with particular emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches and to the applicative dimension.

They achieve this thanks to their constant attention to collaborations and exchange activities with research organizations, both institutional and corporate, national and international, which extend our innovation capability and involve the community and the local economy in the circulation of knowledge and technologies.

About the 3DOM research unit of FBK Trento

The 3DOM research unit of FBK Trento is actively involved in accurate measurements and reality-based 3D reconstruction problems. A consolidate know-how has been acquired in the development of metrology software and methodologies based on terrestrial, UAV, aerial and satellite photogrammetry as well as on triangulation and time-of-flight optical active sensors (e.g. laser scanners). The research group is devoted to geo-referenced and geospatial data analyses, 3D monitoring and modeling of landscapes, sensor and data integrations, environmental change detection, man-made structures digital reconstruction, derivation of metric and semantic information from images and range data, mapping and surveying, geomatics algorithms design and implementation, thermal studies and analysis, mobile mapping, GIS and cartography applications, cultural heritage documentation and digital preservation. 

The 3DOM research group is working on the optimization and development of methods and tools for virtual reconstruction and visualization of natural and man-made sites or objects, with great attention to the automation of photogrammetric methods, the fusion of 3D models acquired with different techniques (at different point densities and measurement accuracies) and the development of new data processing pipelines. Researches include also the characterization and investigation of passive and active sensors for metrology applications. The main applications of the group deal with reality-based 3D surveying and modeling applied to environmental monitoring, mapping, cultural heritage, engineering, geology, architecture, virtual / augmented reality, visualization, etc.

3D Optical Metrology for: engineering applications, monitoring of structures and infrastructures, heritage documentation and valorization, health applications, creative industry, monitoring of environment, 3D recording of natural and man-made scenarios, deformation analyses, 3D printing, automotive, naval and aircraft industry, city planning, landscape management, etc.