Luigi Gallo is a Research Scientist at the National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Institute for High-Performance Computing and Networking (ICAR), since 2011. Between 2012 and 2018, he was an Adjunct Professor of Informatics at the University of Naples "Federico II".

His research interest includes computer vision, pattern recognition, natural user interfaces and human interface aspects of virtual and augmented reality.

He has received a Laurea degree in Computer Engineering (cum laude) from the University of Naples "Federico II" and a Ph.D. degree in Information Technology Engineering at the University of Naples "Parthenope".

He holds leadership roles within funded research projects (EU H2020, ESA, Italian) in the fields of ICT for health and cultural heritage applications.

He is author of more than 80 scientific papers published in international journals, conference proceedings and books. He also serves on the organizing and program committees of several international conferences and workshops, and on the editorial boards of international journals.

He is member of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), SIGCHI (Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction), KES (Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems), CVPL (Associazione Italiana per la ricerca in Computer Vision, Pattern recognition e machine Learning) and IAPR (International Association for Pattern Recognition) international associations.