Michele Campagna graduated (MSc) in civil engineering in October 1997, post-graduated in Environmental Planning (1998), and was Leonardo grant-holder in Athens (1999).

He started his PhD studies in 2000 and in 2003 defended his thesis on GIS as support in the planning practice at the Università degli Studi di Cagliari , where he is currently Assistant Professor of Planning. He teaches urban and regional planning, and GIS.

His research interests include issues related to the GIS adoption in the planning practice, and Planning Support Systems.

He has published papers in major journals, a book on geo-information technologies for spatial planning, and he is editor of a forthcoming book on GIS for sustainable development.

He is invited speaker at international conferences and visiting professor of planning at the University of Azores. He worked on several research projects concerning urban, regional and environmental planning, and GIS at international, national, and local level.

He collaborated to several planning process on urban redevelopment, landscape and regional plans, and coastal planning. Moreover he is planning consultant for the Regional Government of Sardinia, and of the Italian Ministry of Environment.