Riccardo Satta

Lab fellow, PhD.

Riccardo Satta received the M.Sc. degree with honors in Electronic Engineering in October 2007 from the University of Cagliari, Italy, and the PhD degree in computer science in April 2013, from the same university, discussing a thesis on Dissimilarity-based Representations for People Re-Identification and Search. Since March 2013, he is Post-doctoral researcher and Scientific Officer at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen.

He collaborates with the Pattern Recognition and Applications Lab since 2008, and is currently a lab fellow of this group. He works mainly on the field of computer vision and machine learning techniques for forensic-targeted video and image analytics.

During the Summer of 2012 he visited the Digital Forensics Lab of the University of Warwick, UK, to carry on research about identification of the source camera for multimedia forensics, under a grant funded by the Royal Society.
Besides his experience in research, he also worked as a software engineer from March 2008 to March 2009 at SardegnaIT s.r.l., and has been ICT functionary at Regione Autonoma della Sardegna (local pubblic administration), from March 2009 to March 2013, his duties comprising design, planning and management of ICT projects for e-democracy and e-inclusion.

Research interests:

- intelligent video surveillance;
- multimedia forensics;
- image and video analytics;
- multi-modal soft-biometrics.

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