Prof. Pasquale Daponte
Immediate Past President of IMEKO
PASQUALE DAPONTE (IEEE M’ 91 – SM’ 99 – FM’ 09) was born in Minori (SA), Italy, on March 7, 1957. He obtained his bachelor's degree and master's degree "cum laude" in Electrical Engineering in 1981 from University of Naples, Italy. He is a Full Professor of Digital Signal Processing and Measurement Information at University of Sannio - Benevento. From 1992 he is member of the Board of the Association “Gruppo Misure Elettriche ed Elettroniche” and for the years 2014-2016 he is acting as Secretary. He is Immediate Past President of IMEKO.
He is member of: I2MTC Board, Working Group of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technical Committee N°10 Subcommittee of the Waveform Measurements and Analysis Committee, IMEKO Technical Committee TC-4 “Measurements of Electrical Quantities”, Editorial Board of the
Measurement Journal, Editor of “IEEE P1658/D00.0 Draft Standard for Terminology and Test Methods of Digital-to-Analog Converter Devices”, Co-Chair/Official Reporter of the Working Group for IEEE Std.1241 “Standard for Terminology and Test Methods for Analog-to-Digital Converters”. Working Group for IEEE Draft Standard IEEE P 1057-2007/D7.2 for Digitizing Waveform Recorders, IEEE Committee proposing “P1721 - Standard for Objective Measurement of Systemic Arterial Blood Pressure in Humans”, SC IEC 47A "Interface integrated circuits - Dynamic criteria for Analogue-Digital Converters (ADC)", IEC/TC85 “Measuring equipment for electrical and electromagnetic quantities”, CENCLC_JWGNAWI.
He has organised some national or international meetings in the field of Electronic Measurements and European co-operation and he was General Chairman of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technical Conference for 2006.
He was a co-founder of the IEEE Symposium on Measurement for Medical Applications MeMeA, now, he is the Chair of the MeMeA Steering Committee, memea2016.ieee-ims.org
He is the founder of the;
- IEEE Workshop on Metrology for AeroSpace, www.metroaerospace.org
- IMEKO Workshop on Metrology for Archaeology, www.metroarcheo.com
- IMEKO Workshop on Metrology for Geotechnics, www.metrogeotechnics.org.
He is involved in some European projects. He has published more than 270 scientific papers in journals and at national and international conferences on the following subjects: ADC and DAC Modelling and Testing, Digital Signal Processing, Distributed Measurement Systems.
In 1987 he received from the Italian Society of Oftalmology the award for the researches on the digital signal processing of the ultrasounds in echo-oftalmology.
He is Fellow of IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (USA).
He received the Laurea Honoris Causa in Electrical Engineering from Technical University “Gheorghe Asachi" of Iasi (Romania).
He received the “The Ludwik Finkelstein Medal 2014” from the Institute of Measurement and Control of United Kingdom.