Dr. Luca Pallotta

Luca PallottaSignal Processing for Telecommunications and Economics (SP4TE)
University of “Roma TRE”
Via Vito Volterra, 62
00146 Rome – Italy
e-mail: luca.pallotta[at]uniroma3.it
web: www.uniroma3.it/lpallotta

Short CV

Luca Pallotta received the Laurea Specialistica degree (cum laude) in telecommunication engineering in 2009 from the University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy, and the Ph.D. degree in electronic and telecommunication engineering in 2014 from the University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy.

His research interest lies in the field of statistical signal processing, with emphasis on radar signal processing, radar targets classification, and polarimetric radar/SAR.

He is Associate Editor for IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS) from November 2020.


  • National Scientific Qualification (art.16 of the law 30 December 2010, n.240) as University Associate Professor for competition sector 09/F2 (Telecommunication) (30th July 2018 – 30th July 2027).
  • Senior member of the IEEE.
  • Finalist of theM. Barry Carlton Award with the paper “A Novel Algorithm for Radar Classification based on Doppler Characteristics Exploiting Orthogonal Pseudo-Zernike Polynomials by C. Clemente, L. Pallotta, A. DeMaio, J. J. Soraghan e A. Farina”, published on IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems in 2015, with recognition as outstanding paper from the Editor in Chief of the journal Prof. Michael Rice (December 2019).
  • Student Paper Competition Winner at 2013 IEEE Radar Conference, Ottawa (Canada).
  • Student Paper Competition Finalist with Travel Grant at 2012 IEEE Radar Conference, Atlanta (USA).
  • Runner Up for the Best Conference Paper of the Special Session Metrology for Radar Systems at the 2021 IEEE International Workshop on Metrology for Aerospace, Naples (Italy), Virtual.

Courses at University Roma Tre

  • Software Cognitive Radio (6 cfu), Laurea Magistrale in Ingegneria delle Tecnologie della Comunicazione e dell’Informazione (from A.A. 2019/2020 to A.A. 2021/2022).
  • Array and Radar Signal Processing (3 cfu) within the course Advanced Signal Processing (5 cfu), Ph.D. in Applied Electronic (from XXXV cycle to XXXVII cycle).