Engineering for Health and Wellbeing Group

People - Antonio Chimienti

Antonio Chimienti graduated in Information Science (summa cum laudae) from the University of Turin, Italy, in 1987. Since 1988 he is with Istituto di Elettronica e di Ingegneria dell'Informazione e delle Telecomunicazioni (IEIIT) of the National Research Council (CNR) of Italy where he is currently Senior Researcher. His former research activity was in Video Coding area in which he developed algorithms for Vector Quantization, Wavelet Coding, Motion Compensation, Error Resilience and Error Concealment. He has also worked on the protection of video streaming on packet networks and satellite links. In 2002 he joined the Artificial Vision group working on Image Processing and Image Understanding for application in the Cultural Heritage field. Currently his research interests focus on Computer Vision in the field of non-contact metrology: geometric and colorimetric measurements, scene monitoring and 3D reconstruction of surfaces for application in robotics, environment monitoring and Cultural Heritage management.

Antonio Chimienti
C.so Duca degli Abruzzi, 24
10129 Torino, Italia
antonio.chimienti [at] ieiit.cnr.it
Tel.+39 011 090 5404