Ilaria Catapano (Research Scientist at CNR, level III) was born in Naples, Italy, in 1977. She received PhD degree in Electric and Information Engineering from the University of Cassino, Italy, in 2006 and in 2003, she started her research activity at the IREA-CNR. Her scientific interest mainly concerns non-invasive electromagnetic diagnostics, development and performance assessment of microwave imaging approaches, sub-surface radar systems. Ilaria Catapano has co-authored more than 70 papers, mainly on scientific journals or proceedings of international conferences and she is a reviewer for several international journals and conference. Ilaria Catapano received the G. Barzilai Award by the Italian Electromagnetic Society (SIEM) in 2004, she was one of the Young Scientist Awardees at the XXIX URSI General Assembly in 2008, she was adjunct Professor at the Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, Italy in 2010 and invited lecturer at São Paulo University, Brazil, in 2013.