Ph.D. Alessandro Artusi is a member of the IST/37 coding of picture, audio, multimedia and hypermedia information, ISO/IEC/JCTC1/SC29/ WG1 (JPEG) and ISO/IEC/JCTC1/SC29/ WG11 (MPEG) Committees, co-editor of the new JPEG XT (ISO/IEC 18477) standard, and recipient of the Emerging Standards Awards from the British Standard Institute. He has purchased more then 1 millions of funding for his research, and participated in more than 6,5 millions of total budget research projects.
BiographyDr. Artusi main research activities are in the areas of Image processing, Computer Graphics and Color Science. He has a long standing activities in High Dynamic Range technology, image/video encoding and its standardization, Image content retargeting, energy saving algorithmic solution and image/video subjective and objective evaluation. He has recently initiated deep-learning investigation activities to be applied to typical image processing and computer vision problems.
He holds a Ph.D. degree from the Vienna University of Technology, in Computer Graphics, and a MSc. degree in Computer Science from the University of Milano (Italy).
He is a member of the IST/037 coding of picture, audio, multimedia and hypermedia information, of the British Standard Institute (BSI), and is acting as UK representative in the ISO/IEC/SC29/WG1/JPEG and WG11/MPEG standardization committee's.
He is one of the editors of the ISO/IEC/18477-JPEG-XT standard, and he has acted as co-chair of the JPEG-XT AhG, and chair of the AhG on verification of the JPEG-XT Part7. For these activities he has been recognized with the prestigious BSI Emerging Standards Maker Award.
He recently has received an Associate Professor habilitation from the Agéncia per a la Qualitat del Sistema Universitari de Catalunya (Spain) (AQU) and the Certified Programme I3 (Spanish System).
He regularly acts as IPC member and reviewer for major international conferences and journals, and he is the Associate editor of three peer-review international journals.
His research activities have attracted more then 1 million of euros, in national and international competitive research funding calls, and he has participated in research projects for a total budget of more then 6.5 millions of euros.
PhD, Vienna University of Technology, 2004
MSc, in Computer Science, University of Mialno, Italy, 1997
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
His research goal is to develop the theoretical foundations, mathematical representations , and computational algorithms in four main research areas: Standardization development and evaluation, Energy aware algorithms, Wearable computing devices and Computational photography. My work explores practical applications in a variety of areas in computer graphics and imaging processing, including high dynamic range imaging, image and video compression, psychopisical evaluation, color correction, energy efficient algorithms, display technology for high dynamic range content, image content retargeting.