Marco Castellani obtained his Ph.D. degree in 2000 from University of Wales, Cardiff with a thesis on intelligent control of manufacturing of fibre optic components. Between 2001 and 2002, he worked for a private company in Germany on machine learning applications to natural language processing. Between 2002 and 2005, he was at New University of Lisbon, where his research included machine learning, machine vision, remote sensing and pattern recognition. Since December 2008 he is Research Fellow at the Manufacturing Engineering Centre of Cardiff University. He is currently involved in the design of machine vision and machine learning algorithms for quality control of the assembly processes of Hydromel demonstrators 1, 2, and 3.
Marco Castellani: castellanim@Cardiff.ac.uk