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Curriculum Vitæ - Andreas Wiesman

Name: Opens window for sending emailAndreas Wiesmann
Profession: Physicist, Dr. phil. nat. (PhD)
Responsibility within Gamma: Senior Project Scientist, Senior Project Manager, IT

Key Qualifications
The main experience of Andreas Wiesmann is in the development of applications and modeling of passive and active microwave data. His research included field experiments (ground-based radiometry, combined ground information), processing, analyses and interpretation of satellite-based data, as well as the development and use of theoretical and empirical scattering and emission models especially for layered snowpacks. Currently Andreas Wiesmann is very active in SAR and SAR interferometric data processing and interpretation for forest and damage/risk applications and quality control.
Andreas Wiesmann is doing consulting and teaching IT.

Publications
Opens external link in new windowhttps://scholar.google.ch/citations?user=C2E-5FUAAAAJ&hl=de
Opens external link in new windowhttps://www.researchgate.net/profile/Andreas_Wiesmann

Professional Education
1994 Diploma (M.S.) in Physics, Mathematics and educational sciences from the University of Bern, Switzerland for experimental studies in the field of microwave remote sensing.
1998 Ph.D. in Science from the University of Bern, Switzerland, for a thesis on the interaction of layered snowpacks with microwaves. This work covers field measurements as well as theoretical and semi-empirical model development.
2003 Sabbatical at the Centre for Excellence Climate and Land Surface Systems Interaction Centre (CLASSIC) / CEH Monkswood. Research in the field of PolInSAR landuse applications.

Employment Record
1998-date Senior Research scientist of GAMMA Remote Sensing Research and Consulting Ltd. Main tasks are the development of remote sensing applications based on active microwave data, especially forest and damage, hazard applications
1998-date Consultant for Internet Technology and Internet Service Provider.
1998-1999 Research scientist at the Institute of Applied Physics of the University of Bern: work within the SNOWTOOLS project, expansion of the microwave emission model of layered snowpacks, radiometry of snow, snow physics, consulting for third parties.
1994-1998 Research in microwave remote sensing with the Institute of Applied Physics of the University of Bern: Development of the microwave emission model of layered snowpacks, signature studies, planning and realisation of field campaigns, maintenance and improvement of radiometers and dielectric probes, theoretical modeling of the interaction of snow with electromagnetic waves.
1992-1994 Research in microwave remote sensing with the Institute of Applied physics of the University of Bern: Investigation of the potential of satelite based radars for land remote sensing.
1989-1992 Senior Programmer at the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (BFS) in Bern (as a working student). Development of applications and user support on mainframe computers.

Languages
Fluent in German, English and French, some Russian.

Further Experiences
Senior Member IEEE
Several teaching assignments at Schule für Gestaltung Bern, Switzerland, in IT and HTML
Experience in youth work, 3 yrs Member of the Fachkomission W&G Sportschule Magglingen
Experience in team leading and formation
Radio Amateur since 1988, call sign HB9GAV
Volleyball Instructor II of the Swiss Volleyball Association
https://www.linkedin.com/in/andreas-wiesmann-6630781b