Alfonso Farina FREng is an Italian electronic engineer.
Alfonso Farina was born in Petrella Salto, a small town near Rieti in 1948.
He is most noted for the development of the track while scan techniques for radars and generally for the development of a wide range of signal processing techniques used for sensors where tracking plays an essential role. He is author of more than 550 publications. His work was aimed to a synergistic cooperation between industry and academy.
He obtained a laurea in electronic engineering on 1973 at University La Sapienza in Rome. In 1974 he joined Selenia, a Finmeccanica company then become Selex ES. Here he held the role of director of the analysis of integrate systems unit and then chief engineer of large business systems division. More recently, he has been the senior VP CTO of the company and then senior advisor to the CTO. From 1979 to 1985 he held the chair of associate professor of radar techniques at the University of Naples.