Foto Stefano Contact

Department of Information Engineering (DEI)
Building DEI/G
via Gradenigo 6/A
35131 Padova
ghidoni [at] dei.unipd.it

Current position

Assistant Professor at the Department of Information Engineering,
staff member of the IAS-Lab (Intelligent Autonomous Systems Lab)

Working on...

intelligent video surveillance systems and cooperative vision. In particular, I work on camera cooperation algoritms, based on the NMM middleware. Another research topic, developed in cooperation with the University of Lincoln (UK), addresses crowd detection in big venues, like stadiums.

Short bio


March 2008 PhD in Information Technology
University of Parma, Artificial Vision Lab (VisLab). Advisor: prof. Alberto Broggi
April 2004 MSc in telecommunication engineering
(cum laude) University of Parma, Applied electromagnetism group (GAEM)


April-July, 2010 Visiting researcher at the University of Lincoln (UK), School of Computer Science
March 2008-March 2009 Development of computer vision systems for visual inspection and embedded components programming at Henesis s.r.l.
2007 I took part at the DARPA Urban Challenge as a member of team Terramax
2005-2006 I cooperated with Volkswagen AG on the topic of pedestrian detection systems with far infrared imagery


2009-current Prof. Emanuele Menegatti, University of Padova, advisor of my post-doc position.
2010-current Dr. Grzegorz Cielniak, University of Lincoln, School of Computer Science -- cooperation for the development of crowd detection systems.
2008-2009 Dr. Luca Ascari, Henesis s.r.l. CEO.
2004-2008 Prof. Alberto Broggi, University of Parma, PhD advisor.

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