A short formal bio

Gianfranco Doretto is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at West Virginia University. His research interests span several computer vision and machine learning areas with a focus on developing deep learning methods for biometrics, robotics, digital health, and computational neuroscience applications. Gianfranco completed a D.Eng. in Electronics Engineering with highest honors at the University of Padua in 1998, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science at UCLA in 2005. After that, he was a Lead Scientist at GE Research for more than five years and was Visiting Professor at the University of Cagliari in 2012. He pioneered research on dynamic textures, person re-identification, transfer learning and domain adaptation. Gianfranco directs the Vision and Learning Lab at WVU, and also co-founded IstoVisio, the makers of syGlass, originally developed by his lab, pioneering the era of large-scale biomedical data analysis and exploration in virtual reality.

Gianfranco’s abbreviated CV is available here. His full CV is available upon request.

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