Gianluca Cernigliaro is a Senior R&D Engineer at i2Cat Foundation (Barcelona, Spain). He received his B.S. and M.E. degrees in telecommunication engineering from the Politecnico di Torino (Turin, Italy) and his Postgraduate Master Degree in Telecommunication Systems and Technologies from the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM, Madrid, Spain). Between 2008 and 2013, he has been a member of the Grupo de Tratamiento de Imágenes, Image Processing Group (UPM). In 2013 he joined Valeo (Tuam, Ireland), working on Computer Vision based Advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) until february 2016. After, between February 2016 and February 2018, he has worked as Senior Researcher for 8i (www.8i.com, Wellington, New Zealand), focusing on Point Cloud Compression. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree with the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Madrid, Spain. His research interests include multi-view video coding, 3D video coding, Point Cloud Compression and Computer Vision. He is currently involved in the EU H2020 project VR-Together.