Elisa Ricci is an Assistant Professor at the University of Perugia. She received her MSc and PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Perugia in 2004 and 2008, respectively. After that, she was a postdoctoral researcher at Idiap Research Institute, Fondazione Bruno Kessler and a visiting researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) and University of Bristol.
Her main research interests are directed along developing machine learning and especially deep learning algorithms for robot perception, human behaviour analysis and video scene understanding.
She received the ACM Multimedia 2015 best paper award, the IBM Best Student Paper award at ICPR 2014 and the INTEL Best Paper award at ICPR 2016. She is associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. She was an area chair at ECCV 2016 and ACM MM 2016 and is an area chair at ACM MM 2017 and ICCV 2017. She regularly serves as reviewer and program committee member of top-level journals and conferences in computer vision and robotics.
She is a member of IEEE and of the International Association for Pattern Recognition IAPR.