January 2011 - April 2014 PhD in Science and Information Technology
Department of Information Engineering (DEI), University of Padova
October 2009 MSc in automation engineering
(cum laude) - University of Padova
July 2007 BSc in automation engineering
(cum laude) - University of Padova



November 2013 - present

Lead Developer of the OpenPTrack project, an open source project in collaboration with Open Perception and UCLA REMAP for creating a scalable, multi-camera solution for person tracking that specifically aims to support applications in education, art, and culture.

July 2013 - present

Research Scientist at Open Perception specialized on people detection and tracking with RGB and depth sensors.

May 2013 - August 2013

Developer for a PCL code sprint sponsored by the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), focused on developing algorithms for human detection and tracking, out of 2D camera imagery fused with 3D point cloud data.

January 2013 - present

Developer for the Point Cloud Library (PCL), open source library for 3D data processing.

September - December 2012

Visiting researcher at ETH Zurich (CH), Computer Vision Laboratory (BIWI).

April 2010

Visiting researcher at the University of Girona (ES), Computer Vision and Robotics Lab (VICOROB).

November 2009 - October 2010

Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher at IFREMER (FR), Positioning, Robotics, Acoustics and Vision (PRAO) service.
Development of image processing and sensor fusion algorithms for underwater image mosaicking and 3D reconstruction with laser-camera equipments mounted on Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (part of FREEsubNET European project).


Research Cooperations

November 2013 - present

Prof. Jeff Burke, Alexander Horn and Randy Illum, at UCLA REMAP.

July 2013 - present

Dr. Radu B. Rusu at Open Perception.

September - December 2012

Dr. Andrea Fossati, Dr. Helmut Grabner and Prof. Luc Van Gool, at BIWI Laboratory of ETH Zurich.

December 2010 - current

Prof. Enrico Pagello and Prof. Emanuele Menegatti, University of Padova, heads of IAS-Lab.

November 2009 - October 2010

Dr. Lorenzo Brignone, my supervisor at IFREMER.

February 2009 - October 2009

Prof. Angelo Cenedese (University of Padova), Prof. Pietro Perona (California Institute of Technology) and Ing. Piero Donaggio (Videotec S.p.a.), my master thesis advisors.