Politecnico di Milano
VSMM Vice President
Gabriele Guidi is Associate Professor of Reverse Engineering at Politecnico di Milano (Italy). He received his M.S. degree in Electronic Engineering in 1988 and Ph.D. in 1992 from the Universities of Florence and Bologna respectively. He started his researches working on ultrasound equipment for biomedical imaging and from 1999 he began to explore 3D imaging technologies applied to Cultural Heritage under the supervision of Jean Angelo Beraldin, leading the digitization of important artworks from Donatello and Leonardo da Vinci. He coordinated the 3D scanning and mesh processing activity within the Rome Reborn project directed by Bernard Frischer, that led to a reconstructed digital model of the whole ancient Rome. In the last ten years he has directed the digitization of archaeological sites in Italy (including the Forum of Pompei) and abroad, whole museums and their contents. He is also involved in 3D metrology, equipment characterization and definition of 3D standards. He has been contributing to the scientific committees of several international conferences; in 2012 he chaired VSMM2012, the 18th Intl. Conf. on Virtual Systems and Multimedia; he contributed as Program and Paper Chair to Digital Heritage 2013, and as Program co-Chair to DigitalHeritage 2015. Gabriele Guidi is Senior Member of the IEEE and serves as reviewer of several ISI international journals in the 3D imaging field. He as been co-Editor in chief of Elsevier's Digital Applications in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage (DAACH), till June 2016.