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Giuseppe Masetti

Research Assistant Professor
Office 231

Center for Coastal & Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center
Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering Lab
24 Colovos Road
Durham, New Hampshire 03824

603.862.3452 (tel)
603.862.0839 (fax)

Giuseppe Masetti received a M.Eng. degree in ocean engineering (ocean mapping option) from the University of New Hampshire, NH, USA, in 2012, and a Master in marine geomatics (with honors) and a Ph.D. degrees in system monitoring and environmental risk management from the University of Genoa, Italy, in 2008 and 2013, respectively. Both Masters are FIG/IHO/ICA Cat A certified. In addition, he graduated (with honors) in Political Sciences from the University of Pisa, Italy, in 2003 and in Diplomatic and International Sciences from the University of Trieste, Italy, in 2004.

He has served with Italian Navy since 1999, and he has been Operation Officer onboard the hydrographic vessels ITN Aretusa and ITN Magnaghi. Since August 2013, he has been as a Tyco Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Center, where he focused on signal processing for marine target detection. He is currently a Research Assistant Professor at the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping working on:

  • sonar seafloor characterization,
  • identification and mapping of fixed and transient features of the seafloor, and
  • methods for managing hydrographic data and transforming hydrographic data and data in enterprise GIS databases to electronic navigational charts and other operational navigation products.

Dr. Masetti achieved the FIG/IHO Category A certification in 2010, he is member of IEEE and THSOA, and he is one of the lead developers of the HydrOffice framework.