Nicola Conci

Professore associato

Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Scienza dell'Informazione

Area CUN: Ingegneria industriale e dell'informazione (09)
Settore scientifico disciplinare: TELECOMUNICAZIONI (ING-INF/03)

Via Sommarive, 5 - 38123 Povo
tel. 0461 283919
nicola.conci[at]unitn [dot] it

 Nicola Conci received the Ph.D from the University of Trento in 2007. 

In 2008 and 2009 he was research assistant in the Multimedia and Vision research Lab at Queen Mary, University of London

In 2007 he was visiting student at the Image Processing Lab, University of California, Santa Barbara

In 2004 he received the Master degree in Telecommunications from the University of Trento. 

Carriera accademica ed attività didattica

Hi, I work as Assistant Professor at the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science (DISI), University of Trento (Italy). I received the Ph.D from the international ICT School at the University of Trento in 2007. In 2008 and 2009 I was research assistant at the Multimedia and Vision (MMV) group at the Queen Mary, University of London. In 2007 I was visiting student at the Image Processing Lab at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB), USA.  

I currently teach the Computer Vision and Multimedia Networking courses for the M.Sc degree in Telecommunications and M.Sc in Mechatronics.

Interessi di ricerca

- Computer vision for video interpretation and behavioral analysis

- Unobstrusive Human Machine Interfaces for human-computer interaction

Attività di ricerca

 After a background in image/video coding and transmission, my current research interests concern now video analysis for monitoring and surveillance applications, as well as man machine interfaces using gesture recognition and gaze tracking. 


Appartenenza a società e comitati scientifici

Member IEEE

Member ACM

Member CNIT (

Member GTTI (

Member GIRPR

Premi e riconoscimenti

- Best Student Paper Award, ACM Mobimedia 2006, Alghero (Italy)

- Premio Andrea Scuri, funded by the Andrea Scuri Association, for the development of Low-Cost Human Machine Interfaces

- Excellent Paper Award (top 3 papers) for the paper "Optimal configuration of PTZ camera networks based on visual quality assessment and coverage maximization” by Krishna Konda Reddy and Nicola Conci at the 7th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC 2013)

- Co-recipient of the grant Make A Change 2011 for the best social business proposal for new startups

Altre attività

- Co-founder of the startup Xtensa s.r.l (