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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 >>


Heba M. Afify, Biomedical Engineering Department, Cairo University, Egypt
Alireza Alaei, Southern Cross University, Australia
Auzuir R. Alexandria, Federal Institute Education Science Technology Ceará, Brazil
Irshad Ahmad Ansari, ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior, India
Danilo Avola, Sapienza University, Italy
Tudor Barbu, Romanian Academy - Iasi Branch, Romania
Edurne Barrenechea, Public University of Navarre, Spain
Azeddine Beghdadi, Paris 13 University, France
Ammar Belatreche, Northumbria University, United Kingdom
Abdessamad Ben Hamza, Concordia University, Canada
Robert Benavente, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Vittorio Bianco, National Research Council, Italy
Francesco Bianconi, University of Perugia, Italy
Mostafa Charmi, University of Zanjan, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Ke Chen, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
Kazimierz Choros, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland
Laurent Cohen, Universite Paris Dauphine, France
Gábor Cseh, Centre for Energy Research, Hungary
Pescaru Dan, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania
Pedro J. de Rezende, University of Campinas, Brazil
Alberto Del Bimbo, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Anastasios Doulamis, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Ali El-Zaart, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Marin Ferecatu, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM), France
Yakup Genc, Gebze Technical University, Turkey
Andrea Giachetti, Università di Verona, Italy
Bart Goossens, imec - Ghent University, Belgium
Cataldo Guaragnella, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Yanhui Guo, University of Illinois at Springfield, United States
D. Guru, University of Mysore, India
Mahmoud Hassaballah, South Valley University, Egypt
Hamid Hassanpour, Shahrood University Technology, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Ramachandran K I, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India
Hari Kalva, Florida Atlantic University, United States
Aggelos K Katsaggelos, Northwestern University, United States
Benjamin Kimia, Brown University, United States
Marek Kraft, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Tomasz Krzeszowski, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland
Camille Kurtz, Université de Paris, LIPADE, France
Marco Leo, CNR, Italy
Xiaoqiang Lu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Chao Ma, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Santi P. Maity, Indian Institute Of Engineering Science And Technology, India
Mohd Yusoff Mashor, University of Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia
Andrzej Materka, Lodz University of Technology, Poland
Saroj K. Meher, Indian Statistical Institute, India
Deepak Mishra, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Mohsen E. Moghaddam, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Michele Nappi, Università di Salerno, Italy
António R. Neves, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Humaira Nisar, Tunku Abdul Rahman University, Malaysia
Anselmo D. Paiva, Federal University of Maranhão, Brazil
George A. Papakostas, International Hellenic University, Greece
Helio Pedrini, University of Campinas, Brazil
Roland Perko, Joanneum Research, Austria
Alessandro Piva, Universita`degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Anton Satria Prabuwono, King AbdulAziz University, Saudi Arabia
Giovanni Puglisi, University of Cagliari, Italy
Tsang I. Ren, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
Juha Röning, University of Oulu, Finland
Petri Rönnholm, Aalto University, Finland
Francesco Rundo, STMicroelectronics srl, Italy
Mohammed A.-M. Salem, German University in Cairo, Egypt
M. I. Saripan, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Gilda Schirinzi, Parthenope University of Naples, Italy
Oleg Sergiyenko, Engineering Institute of Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico
Ishwar Sethi, Oakland University, United States
Usman U. Sheikh, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Saeed Shiry Ghidary, Staffordhshire University, United Kingdom
Carlos A. Silva, University of Minho, Portugal
Ewa Skubalska-Rafajlowicz, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland
Jon Sporring, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Amin Taheri-Garavand, Lorestan University, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Jinshan Tang, George Mason University, United States
Wen Tang, E-Bay Research, United States
Bernard Tiddeman, Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom
Bruno Travençolo, Federal University of Uberlândia, Brazil
Roberto Vezzani, Unimore, Italy
Enrico Vezzetti, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Hiroshi Watanabe, Waseda University, Japan
Masahiro Yamaguchi, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Bülent Ylmaz, Abdullah Gül University, Turkey
Jang-Hee Yoo, ETRI, Korea, Republic of
W Mimi Diyana W. Zaki, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Tieyong Zeng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Liming Zhang, University of Macau, Macau