Alberto Pretto is Assistant Professor at Sapienza University of Rome since October 2013. He received his Ph.D. degree in October 2009 from the University of Padua, where he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Intelligent Autonomous Systems Lab (Department of Information Engineering). Between 2011 and 2012 he spent a 9 months visiting research fellowships at the UCLA VisionLab, Los Angeles (USA). In 2004 and 2005, he has been working as software engineer at Padova Ricerca Scpa. In 2005, he was one of the funders of IT+Robotics Srl, a spin-off company of the University of Padua working on robotics and machine vision.
Alberto Pretto's main research interests include robotics and computer vision.

A detailed Curriculum Vitae [PDF, DRAFT] is available (last update: September 2018). An italian version [PDF, DRAFT] is also available (last update: September 2018).

Latest News

  • Oct 1 2018: At IROS 2018, to present new workshop papers.

  • June 16 2018: We successfully presented a demo of the the FlexSight C1 sensor prototype at the Automatica 2018 trade fair: see a video in the FlexSight Project Website!.

  • June 19 2018: Our paper "An Effective Multi-Cue Positioning System for Agricultural Robotics" has been accepted for publication as a Regular Paper in the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters!

  • May 21 2018: Our paper "Robust Intrinsic and Extrinsic Calibration of RGB-D Cameras" has been accepted for publication as a Regular Paper in the IEEE Transactions on Robotics!

  • May, 19 2018: Our paper "Non-Linear Model Predictive Control with Adaptive Time-Mesh Refinement" has has been selected as a finalist for the best student paper award at SIMPAR 2018!