Mauro Lo Brutto has obtained his PhD in “Geodetic and Topographic Sciences” at the University “Parthenope” of Naples in 2001. From 2003 he is Researcher at the Department of Civil, Environmental, Aerospace and Materials Engineering, University of Palermo. His research activity is focused on 3D modelling, mostly for cultural heritage survey and documentation, supported by digital photogrammetry and terrestrial laser scanning techniques, on high resolution satellite imagery for digital mapping and on GNSS applications. He is author of about 90 papers published on national and international scientific journal and on the proceedings of national and international Congresses. From 2010 to 2012 he has been the scientific responsible of the University of Palermo local research unit inside the PRIN2008 project "ICT and Cultural Heritage. Information Technologies and Cognitive system for 3D representation".