Enrico Gobbetti (4655)

Organization: CRS4 Visual Computing
Address: C. P. n . 25, POLARIS, Ed 1
09010 Pula
Country: Italy
Telephone: +3907092501
Fax: +390709250216
Email: gobbetti@crs4.it
Enrico Gobbetti is the founder and director of the Visual Computing (ViC) group at the Center for Advanced Studies, Research, and Development in Sardinia (CRS4), Italy. He holds an Engineering degree (1989) and a Ph.D. degree (1993) in Computer Science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), as well as Full Professor Habilitations in Computer Science and Computer Engineering from the Italian Ministry of University and Research. Prior to joining CRS4, he held research positions at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), and the NASA Center of Excellence in Space Data and Information Sciences. At CRS4, Enrico developed and managed a research program in visual computing supported through industrial and government grants. His research spans many areas of visual computing and is widely published in major journals and conferences (over 150 refereed publications). The primary focus is the development of novel technology for acquisition, storage, processing, distribution, and interactive exploration of massive data. Enrico regularly serves as program committee member and reviewer for many international conferences and journals. His services to the professional community include participation in the editorial board of the journals Computer Graphics Forum (2008-2011), The Visual Computer (2010-now), and Frontiers in Virtual Environments (2014-now) , key membership in the 3DRPC Interest Group (IG) of the IEEE Multimedia Communication Technical Committee (2010-now) and of the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society Technical Committee on Human Perception and Multimedia Computing (2012-now), general chairing and organization of Eurographics 2012 and EuroVis 2015 conferences, and program chairing of the ACM Web3D 2014 symposium.