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Silvio Giancola is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Visual Computing Center (VCC) in King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), working with Professor Bernard Ghanem in the Image and Video Understanding Laboratory (IVUL).

Education and Early Career

Silvio Giancola received his Master Degree in Mechatronics Engineering Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA), Strasbourg in France in 2012.  He has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy.

Before joining KAUST, Silvio had academic experience in Politecnico di Milano in Italy. He was a teaching assistant for undergraduate and graduate students in Industrial and Information Engineering School, Politecnico di Milano in Italy from 2014 until 2017. In addition to teaching, he was a Research Fellow who later on became a Postdoctoral Fellow.

Research Interest

Silvio Giancola mainly interested in Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Robotics and Metrology.

Education Profile

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 2017
  • M.Sc., Mechatronics Engineering, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA), France, 2012

Professional Memberships

  • ​Computer Vision Foundation (CVF)
  • Europe Alliance for Innovation (EAI)
  • Italian Association of Mechanical and Thermal Measurements (GMMT)

Selected Publications

Giancola, S., Amine, M., Dghaily, T., Ghanem, B. (2018). SoccerNet: A Scalable Dataset for Action Spotting in Soccer Videos, (Preprint).
Müller, M., Bibi, A. A., Giancola, S., Al-Subaihi, S., Ghanem, B. (2018). TrackingNet: A Large-Scale Dataset and Benchmark for Object Tracking in the Wild, (Preprint).
Giancola, S., Schneider, J., Wonka, P., Ghanem, B. (2018). Integration of Absolute Orientation Measurements in the KinectFusion Reconstruction pipeline, (Preprint).