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Marco Cavallo

Outstanding Young Achievement Award

Computer Science


Marco Cavallo works as a senior research engineer in Apple’s technology development group, where he is in charge of creating data visualization tools and machine learning infrastructure to foster the development of new computer vision algorithms for augmented reality.

During his former position at IBM Research, Marco focused his work on visual analytics and on augmented and virtual reality technologies and their applications within data science across several domains such as neuroscience, drug discovery, sensor networks, and conversational agents, specializing his research in exploratory data analysis and machine learning interpretability.

He graduated with a dual master’s degree in computer science and engineering from Politecnico di Milano in Italy and the University of Illinois Chicago, where he wrote a thesis on augmented reality while working at UIC’s Electronic Visualization Laboratory.