Riccardo Leonardi received the diploma and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, in 1984 and 1987, respectively. After one year as a Postdoctoral Fellow with the University of California at Santa Barbara, he spent three years with AT&T Bell Laboratories as a Member of Technical Staff, performing research activities on visual communication. In 1992, he joined the University of Brescia, Italy, to lead research and teaching in the field of telecommunication. He holds the Signal Processing Chair. His main research interests cover the field of digital signal processing applications, with a specific expertise on visual communications, and content-based analysis of audio-visual information. He has published more than 100 papers on these topics. Since 1997, he has acted as an Evaluator and Auditor of several European Commission RTD programs.
Biography Updated on 4 December 2008