Curriculum

Michele NAPPI Curriculum

Michele Nappi received the laurea degree (cum laude) in Computer Science from the University of Salerno, Italy, in 1991, the M.SC. degree in Information and Communication Technology from I.I.A.S.S. "E.R. Caianiello," in 1997, and the Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Padova, Italy, in 1997. He is currently a full professor of Computer Science at the University of Salerno. Author of more than 180 papers in peer review international journals, international conferences and book chapters, He is co-editor of several international books. His research interests include pattern recognition, image processing, image compression and indexing, multimedia databases and biometrics, human computer interaction, vr\ar. Dr. Nappi serves as associate editor and managing guest editor for several international journals. He is also member of tpc of international conferences. He is team leader of the Biometric and Image Processing Lab (BIPLAB) and received several international awards for scientific and research activities. IEEE Senior Member, GIRPR/IAPR Member, He has been the President of the Italian Chapter of the IEEE Biometrics Council. In 2014 He was one of the founders of the spin off BS3 (biometric system for security and safety).

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • President of the Italian Chapter of the IEEE Biometrics Council (2015-2017)
  • Associate Editor Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters (2011-)
  • Associate Editor IEEE Access (2017-)
  • Associate Editor Elsevier Image and Vision Computing (2017-)
  • Associate Editor IET Image Processing (2017-)
  • Associate Editor Springer Multimedia Tools and Applications (2016-)
  • Associate Editor Elsevier CAAI Transactions on Intelligence Technology (2016-2017, dal 2018: IET CAAI Transactions on Intelligence Technology)
  • Associate Editor MDPI Electronics
  • Guest Editor Special Issue on "25th ICPR Best Paper", IEEE Transactions on Biometrics, Behavior and Identity Science, 2021. (With M. Tistarelli and Yunhong Wang)
  • Guest Editor Special Issue on Computer Vision & Biometrics in Healthcare Monitoring, Diagnosis and Treatment, Elsevier Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 2021. (With V. Murino, S. Bakshi, H. Proenca)
  • Guest Editor Special Issue on Masked Face Recognition and Touchless Biometrics at the time of COVID-19, Elsevier Pattern Recognition, 2021. (With A. Ross, M. Gomez Barrero and P.C. Yuen)
  • Guest Editor Special Issue on "Real-Time Visual Surveillance as-a-Service (VSaaS) for Smart Security Solutions, IET Biometrics, 2021. (With H. Proenca, G. Guo, S. Bakshi)
  • Guest Editor 25th ICPR Special Issue on Computer Vision, Robotics and Intelligent Systems, Springer Machine Vision and Applications, 2021. (With S. Ricciardi, Richard Guest, Sambit Bakshi)
  • (LEADING) Guest Editor Special Issue on “Biometrics in Smart Cities: Techniques and Applications (BI_SCI)”, Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters, 2020. (With S. Barra, A. Castiglione, F. Narducci, Vijayakumar Pandi).
  • Guest Editor Special Issue on “International Challenge on Biometric Recognition in the Wild”, IEEE Intelligent Systems, 33(3), pp. 41-67, 2018 [IEEEIS18]. (With M. Nixon and H. Proenca)
  • (LEADING) Guest Editor Special Issue on "Biometrics as-a-Service: Cloud-based Technology, Systems and Applications", IEEE Cloud Computing Magazine, 5(4), pp. 33-37, 2018 [IEEECC18]. (With S. Barra, A. Castiglione, Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo, F. Narducci, R. Ranjan)
  • (LEADING) Guest Editor Special Issue on “Integrating Biometrics and Forensics”, Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 113, 1 October 2018, pp 1-2 [PRL18]. (With N. Memon, D. Riccio, A. Uhl)
  • (LEADING) Guest Editor Special Issue Special Executable Issues on "Mobile Iris Challenge Evaluation (MICHE II)", Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters, 2017 [PRL17]. (With M. De Marsico and H. Proenca)
  • Guest Editor Special Issue “The Best of Biometrics 2015”, Elsevier Image and Vision Computing, 2017 [IVC17]. (With Ross Beveridge, Patrick Flynn, M. Tistarelli)
  • (LEADING) Guest Editor Special Issue on "ARMALT: AR based Multimedia Applications for Learning and Training ", Springer Multimedia Tools and Applications (MTAP), 2016 [MTAP16_2]. (With A.F. Abate)
  • (LEADING) Guest Editor Special Issue Special Executable Issues on "Mobile Iris Challenge Evaluation (MICHE I)", Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters, 2015, [PRL15].(With M. De Marsico and H. Proenca)
  • Guest Editor Special Issue on Biometric Technology, Systems and Applications, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, 2014, [IEEETSMC14]. (With V. Piuri, T. Tan, D. Zhang)
  • (LEADING) Guest Editor Special Issue on Novel Pattern Recognition based Methods for Reidentification in Biometric Context, Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters, 2012 [PRL12]. (With M. Grgic and H. Wechsler).
  • (LEADING) Guest Editor Special Issue on Biometric Interfaces Between Ambient Intelligence and Augmented Cognition, Springer Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing (JAIHC), 2011, [JAIHC11]. (With H. Wechsler).
  • (LEADING) Guest Editor Special Issue on Advances in Multimodal Biometric systems, Elsevier Journal of Visual languages and Computing, 2009, [JVLC09]. (With G. Tortora).

CONFERENCES\WORKSHOPS\SUMMER SCHOOL

  • Special Issue initiative Chair ICPR 2020
  • Special Issue initiative Chair AVI 2020
  • International Liaison & Publicity Chairs 17th IEEE Int. Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing (DASC 2019)
  • Pubblicity coChair 5th International Conference on Dependability in Sensor, Cloud, and Big Data Systems and Applications, (DependSys 2019)
  • Publications coChairs 6th IAPR/IEEE International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics, 2018
  • Area Chair Tack 4 (Biometrics and HCI) IAPR ICPR 2018
  • CoChair ICPR 2016 Contest on Mobile Iris CHallenge Evaluation II (MICHE II), (With Modesto Castrillón Santana, M. De Marsico and H. Proenca)
  • CoChair of the Competition "Biometric Recognition in the Wild" The 9th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics, 2016 (With M. Nixon and H. Proenca)
  • Publication coChair GPC 2017 The 12th International Conference on Green, Pervasive and Cloud Computing, With X. Huang and G. Wang
  • General coChair IEEE International Workshop on Biometrics and Image Forensics, 2016.
  • Publications coChairs, IEEE/IAPR International Conference on Biometrics, ICB 2015
  • Industrial Liason coChair Int. Conf. on Image Analisys and Processing ICIAP 2013 and 2017
  • General coChair ICPRAM Workshop on International Workshop on Biometrics: Technologies, Systems and Applications - BTSA 2013
  • General coChair IEEE Workshop on Biometric Measurements and Systems for Security and Medical Applications BioMS 2012, Salerno, Italy
  • Local Arrangements coChair ACM Advanced Visual Interfaces AVI 2012
  • General coChair Eurographics Italian Chapter Conference 2011, Salerno, Italy
  • General coChair 5° Congresso Nazionale GIRPR, Ascea (SA) 2010
  • Program coChair Multimodal Biometric System Session in Int. Conf on Image Analysis and Recognition ICIAR 2008
  • Program Chair Tutorials Session in ACM Advanced Visual Interfaces AVI 2008
  • Program Chair Workshops Session in ACM Advanced Visual Interfaces AVI 2008
  • Program Chair European Project Session in IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering SEKE 2002
  • Program Chair International Workshop on Multimedia Databases and Image Communication MDIC 1999, 2001, 2004
  • Chair GRPR International Summer School on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition for Homeland Security (VISMAC/Visione delle Macchine) 2014

AWARDS

  • Best Paper Award DependSys 2019
  • 2019 Award for the best computer application (DAFNE) Digital Anastylosis of Frescoes challeNgE (https://vision.unipv.it/DAFchallenge/DAFNE-winners.html)
  • Outstanding Associate Editor of 2018 and 2019 for IEEE Access
  • Second Place Award DMS 2015
  • Top Cited Paper Award 2006-2010 Elsevier Pattern Recognition
  • Top Cited Paper Award 2005-2010 Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters
  • Best Paper Award “E. R. Caianiello” ICIAP97

INVITED TALK

  • “Noisy Iris Detection and Recognition” IAPR/IEEE 17th Int. Summer School on Biometrics, 2020
  • “Noisy Iris Recognition”, International Master Program of Biometrics, Université Paris-Est Créteil (UPEC), France, 2017
  • “Noisy Iris Recognition”, International Master Program of Biometrics, Université Paris-Est Créteil (UPEC), France, 2016
  • “Iris Recognition and the NICE (Noisy Iris Challenge Evaluation) Contest” Int. School IAPR/GIRPR VISMAC (Visione delle Macchine), Genova, 2012
  • “A Review on Content Based Image Retrieval” nell’ambito dell’International Workshop on Human and Machine Perception (HMP’04): Communication, Interaction and Integration, Cuglieri-Sardegna, Italia, 6-9 Settembre 2004