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Federico Tombari


Federico Tombari is a Senior Staff Research Scientist and manager at Google, where he leads an applied research team on computer vision and machine learning. He is also a Lecturer (PrivatDozent) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). He has 200+ peer-reviewed publications in the field of 3D computer vision and machine learning and their applications to robotics, autonomous driving, healthcare and augmented reality. He got his PhD in 2009 from the University of Bologna and his Habilitation from TUM in 2018. In 2018-19 he was co-founder and managing director of Pointu3D, a Munich-based startup on 3D perception for AR and robotics. He regularly serves as Chair and Ass. Editor for international conferences and journals in the field (ECCV18, 3DV19, ICMVA19, 3DV20, IROS20, ICRA20, RA-L among others). He was the recipient, among others, of two Google Faculty Research Awards (in 2015 and 2018), an Amazon Research Award (in 2017), 2 CVPR Outstanding Reviewer Awards (2017, 2018).

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