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Federico Tombari


Federico Tombari is a Staff Research Scientist and manager at Google, where he leads a research group 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, where he was Assistant Professor from 2013 to 2016. In 2008 and 2009 he was an intern and consultant at Willow Garage, California. Since 2014 he has been leading a team of PhD students at TUM on computer vision and deep learning. In 2018-19 he was co-founder and managing director of 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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