Andrea Albarelli worked in the industry for 10 years before receiving his Ph.D. in Computer Science in from the University Ca' Foscari Venice in 2010 where he currently works as an Assistant Professor. He has taught Computer Vision, Computer Architecture and Information Theory. He co-authored about 60 peer-reviewer technical papers, mainly in the field of Computer Vision, with particular attention to issues of representation and processing of 3D data and the adoption of Game Theory in the context of Pattern Recognition problems, ranging from point-pattern matching to surface registration. He has participated in several research and technology transfer projects funded by both public and private partners.
Since 2010, he is a founding member of an academic spin-off acting as a bridge between industry and Computer Vision research. In 2010 he was winner of the tender "IMPRESA", sponsored by the Ministry of Economic Development, the prize "Working Capital" for innovative young researchers and the "NVIDIA Best Paper Award". In 2011 he won the "Award for Research" established by Venice University to reward young researchers exhibiting the highest scientific impact. He has been visiting scholar at Technische Universität München, Germany, University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.