Thomas Alderighi, Ph.D. graduate at the University of Pisa and former member of the Visual Computing Lab of ISTI, is the recipient of the best Ph.D. Thesis Award of the University of Pisa 2022, 5th edition (https://alboufficiale.unipi.it/wp-content/uploads/2023/06/dr88283_atti_settore1.pdf). Every year the University of Pisa organizes a competitive selection to award the best 14 theses defended within the University. In the fitfh edition of the prize Alderighi’s thesis has been selected among the best two within the sectors “Mathematics, Computer Science, Physical Sciences, Earth Science”.
Thomas has brilliantly defended a thesis on computational methods for improving manufacturing processes leading to top-ranked publications in the Computer Graphics field. During his studies, Dr. Alderighi has been supervised by Paolo Cignoni and Luigi Malomo and is now an R&D Engineer at Ansys Inc.