Federica Gaspari carried out her studies at Politecnico di Milano in Italy, where she obtained a BSc in 2017 and a MSc in 2020 in Environmental and Land Planning Engineering. Since December 2020, she’s a temporary Research Fellow at Politecnico di Milano – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (DICA), with activities in the Piacenza Campus. Her research activities are mainly focused on the development and implementation of procedures for the management of 3D geo-referenced information flows with open-source tools. Her research interests include GIS, photogrammetry, web-mapping and collaborative mapping. In November 2022 she will begin her PhD in Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering at Politecnico di Milano focused on geomatic methods for control and security of bridge infrastructures.
Since 2016 Federica is active in the OpenStreetMap community, serving as faculty advisor of PoliMappers, being member of the cOSMopolIT diversity and inclusion group and contributing to the initiatives of the Italian community by collaborating with Wikimedia Italia. In 2020 she joined the State of the Map working group and helped organising SotM 2021 online, 2018 in Milano and 2022 in Firenze. She was a member of the FOSS4G 2022 Local Committee, contributing to the organisation as the co-chair of the social media committee.