Niccolò Pretto took the master degree in Computer System Engineering at University of Padova. He is a Ph.D student in the Department of Information Engineering at University of Padova. His studies and his research mainly concern the Sound and Music Computing field. He is interested in the field of preservation and access of historical audio documents and musical instruments. More specifically, his work consists on the research and the development of innovative IT methodologies and methods to preserve, make use and valorize this important part of the musical heritage.
Recently, he partecipated in two research projects: Rewind & Remind and Archaeology and virtual Acoustic. In the first one, he developed web and mobile interfaces to make use of digitized historical audio documents. In the second one he developed a multimedia installation in order to valorize an ancient Pan flute exhibited at the Museum of Archeological Sciences of the University of Padova. His work is connected to his main interests: computer science and music.