Elisa Ricci is an Associate Professor with Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science (DISI) at the University of Trento and a Senior Researcher at Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK). She is the scientific manager of the Joint Laboratory on Vision and Learning between FBK and DISI. She holds a MSc (2004) and a PhD degree (2008) from University of Perugia. After completing her PhD, she worked as a post-doctoral researcher at Idiap Research Institute and as a researcher at Fondazione Bruno Kessler. Before joining University of Trento, she was an Assistant Professor at University of Perugia. Her research interests are mainly in the areas of computer vision, robotics, machine learning and human behaviour analysis.