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Cosimo Distante
CNR and University of Salento

Brief Bio
Cosimo Distante received the master in Computer Science at the University Bari, and PhD in Material Engineering at University of Salento (Italy). His main expertise are in the field of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. Dr. Distante joined the Faculty of the University of Massachusetts in 1998. Dr. Distante joined in 2001 the Italian National Research Council of Italy CNR. Since 2003 he is Contract Professor for Computer Vision in Computer Engineering at the University of the Salento IT. He is general chair of ACIVS, AVSS, ICIAP2021 and program committee of CVPR, ECCV, ICCV. He is unit manager of CNR-ISASI. ... More >>

Francisco Imai
Apple Inc.
United States

Brief Bio
Dr. Francisco Imai is Color Imaging Fellow working for Apple Inc. in Cupertino, CA, USA. After finishing his Ph. D. in Imaging Science at Chiba University, Japan he joined the Munsell Color Science Laboratory, Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY, USA first as a post-doctoral fellow and later as senior color scientist. After working in spectral imaging capture and reproduction applied to museum imaging, Dr. Imai joined industry, first at Pixim, Inc. in Mountain View as a senior color scientist and afterwards the Computer Science Laboratory at Samsung R&D Center in San Jose, CA. In 2009 he joined Canon Development Americas Inc. in San Jose as a principal scientist and later manager and subsequently director of the computational imaging department at the Canon U.S.A. Inc. Innovation Center. Dr. Imai has authored in several book chapters, peer-reviewed journal papers and conferences in the fields of color and spectral imaging. Dr. Imai has also been actively involved in conference organization by being the General Chair of Digital Photography Conference of SPIE/IS&T Electronic Imaging in 2010 and 2011, the General Chair of IS&T/SID Color and Imaging Conference in 2010, the General Chair of OSA Imaging Systems and Applications in 2013, Chair of the International Symposium Multispectral Color Science (MCS) in 2005, 2006 and 2012, Technical Program Chair for IS&T/SID Color and Imaging Conference in 2009, Area co-chair for VISAPP in 2013 and 2014, program chair for VISAPP from 2015 to 2018, review committee member for ICCV 2011, CVPR 2011, ICIAP 2011, AIC 2005 and 2013, CCIW 2013, CGIV 2012, 2010 and 2008, Italian Color Conference, Spanish Color Conference and member of the MCS steering committee since 2006. Dr. Imai is the recipient of Itek Award from the Society for Imaging Science and Technology in recognition of the Outstanding Student Paper published by the Society. Dr. Imai became a fellow of the Society for Imaging Science and Technology in 2013 for significant contributions to the advancement of color reproduction and multispectral imaging. Dr. Imai was in the board of directors of the Society for Imaging Science and Technology as Conference Vice-President from July 2015 to June 2019. ... More >>


Auzuir R. Alexandria, Industry Department, Federal Institute Education Science Technology Ceará, Brazil
Marzieh Amini, School of Information Technology, Carleton University, Canada
Vijayan K. Asari, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Dayton, United States
Tudor Barbu, Institute of Computer Science, Romanian Academy - Iasi Branch, Romania
Edurne Barrenechea, Department of Statistics, Computer Science and Mathematics, Public University of Navarre, Spain
Abdessamad Ben Hamza, Concordia University, Canada
Vittorio Bianco, Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems, National Research Council, Italy
Francesco Bianconi, Department of Engineering, University of Perugia, Italy
Syed Saqib Bukhari, AI Lab Saarbrücken, ZF Group, Germany
Anselmo Cardoso de Paiva, Federal University of Maranhão, Brazil
Mostafa Charmi, Electrical Engineering, University of Zanjan, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Kazimierz Choros, Department of Applied Informatics, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland
Laurent Cohen, CEREMADE CNRS, Universite Paris Dauphine, France
Gábor Cseh, Plasma Physics Department, Centre for Energy Research, Hungary
Pescaru Dan, Computer and Information Technology, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania
Pedro J. de Rezende, Institute of Computing, University of Campinas, Brazil
Marin Ferecatu, CEDRIC Lab, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM), France
Yakup Genc, Computer Science, Gebze Technical University, Turkey
Andrea Giachetti, Computer Science, Università di Verona, Italy
Bart Goossens, IPI, imec - Ghent University, Belgium
Mahmoud Hassaballah, South Valley University, Egypt
Benjamin Kimia, Brown University, United States
Marek Kraft, Institute of Robotics and Machine Intelligence, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Tomasz Krzeszowski, Department of Computer and Control Engineering, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland
Camille Kurtz, Computer Sciences, Université de Paris, LIPADE, France
Marco Leo, CNR, Italy
Andrea Loddo, Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Cagliari, Italy
Andrzej Materka, Institute of Electronics, Lodz University of Technology, Poland
Mohsen E. Moghaddam, Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran, Islamic Republic of
António R. Neves, Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Humaira Nisar, Tunku Abdul Rahman University, Malaysia
Helio Pedrini, Institute of Computing, University of Campinas, Brazil
Roland Perko, DIGITAL, Joanneum Research, Austria
Alessandro Piva, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Universita`degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Giovanni Puglisi, Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, University of Cagliari, Italy
Juha Röning, Biomimetics and Intelligent Systems, University of Oulu, Finland
Petri Rönnholm, Aalto University, Finland
Ali Saad, Biomedical Technology, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Gilda Schirinzi, Department of Engineering, Parthenope University of Naples, Italy
Ishwar Sethi, Oakland University, United States
Saeed Shiry Ghidary, Staffordhshire University, United Kingdom
Carlos A. Silva, Electronics, University of Minho, Portugal
Ewa Skubalska-Rafajlowicz, Department of Compurt Engineering Faculty of Electronics, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland
Jon Sporring, Computer Science, E-Science Center, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Wen Tang, E-Bay Research, United States
Bernard Tiddeman, Computer Science, Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom
Bruno Travençolo, Faculty of Computing, Federal University of Uberlândia, Brazil
Filippo Vella, ICAR, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Roberto Vezzani, Unimore, Italy
Masahiro Yamaguchi, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Bülent Ylmaz, Electrical-Electronics Engineering, Abdullah Gül University, Turkey
Jang-Hee Yoo, Artificial Intelligence Research Lab., ETRI, Korea, Republic of
W Mimi Diyana W. Zaki, Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Liming Zhang, University of Macau, Macau