Niccolò Pretto completed his Ph.D. at the Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova. His research is primarily focused on sound and music computing, and preservation and access to historical audio documents and cultural heritage in general. More specifically, his work consists of research and development of innovative methodologies, and applications to preserve, analyze, and experience musical heritage. His work is highly multidisciplinary; during his research he has collaborated with engineers (computer science, telecommunication, civil, and the like), as well as musicologists, archaeologists, archivists, psychologists, architects, earth scientists, and physicians. Additionally, his research has included the adoption of several technologies and methods extending to web and mobile interfaces, embedded systems, and machine learning techniques.