About me

My journey

You can find the updated CV here.


  • PhD course, Bringing Perception to Social Robots: An introductory course, May 2022 @ University of Trento!

  • I was the Teaching Assistant @ School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, QMUL (Oct 2013 to Dec 2017) for:

    • Introduction to Computer Vision (54 enrolled students)

    • Data Mining (154 enrolled students)

    • Machine Learning (75 enrolled students)


PhD Students

Seyed Saber Mohammadi

University of Genova

2020-Present, co-supervised with Dr. Alessio Del Bue

Francesco Giuliari

University of Genova

2021-Present, co-supervised with Prof. Marco Cristani and Dr. Alessio Del Bue

Nicola Dall'Asen

University of Pisa

2021-Present, co-supervised with Prof. Elisa Ricci

Youjie Zhou

University of Shandong

2021-Present, co-supervised with Dr. Fabio Poiesi and Prof. Yi Wan

Master Students

  • Benedetta Liberatori, Unsupervised video anomaly detection, Univeristy of Trieste, Sep 2021 - Dec 2021

  • Nicola Dall'Asen, Face anonymisation in CCTV videos, University of Trento, March 2021 - Sept 2021


PhD examiner of Christian Joppi, University of Verona, June 2022

Research Collaboration

I collaborate closely with the following universities and institutions via PhD co-supervision.

Other Research Activities

  • Reviewer for Journals: Journal of Signal, Image and Video Processing, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, International Journal of Computer Vision, Journal of Computer Vision and Image Understanding, IEEE Transactions on Human Machine Interactions, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Neurocomputing Journal

  • Reviewer for Conferences: Int’l Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Winter Conf. on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), European Conf. on Computer Vision (ECCV), Int’l Conf. on Computer Vision (ICCV), Int’l Conf. on Learning Representations (ICLR), Int’l Joint Conf. on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), Int’l Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Int’l Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), Int’l Workshop on Traffic and Street Surveillance for Safety and Security (T4S), Int’l Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP), IEEE/RSJ Int’l Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)

  • Co-organiser for Workshop of Social and Cognitive Interactions for Assistive Robotics, in conjuntion of IEEE/RSJ Int’l Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Kyoto, Oct 2022

  • Co-chair for session Computer Vision for Automation II, in IEEE/RSJ Int’l Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Macao, Nov 2019

  • Demo in European Researcher’s Night @Trento, Sept 2021, Roma Maker Faire @Rome, 2019, European Conference for Computer Vision @Munich, 2018