EVL and UIC Computer Science Alumnus Marco Cavallo Honored with Outstanding Young Achievement Award

December 14th, 2020

Categories: Software, User Groups, Visualization, VR, Augmented Reality, Human Computer Interaction (HCI)


EVL alumnus Marco Cavallo was awarded with the UIC College of Engineering Outstanding Young Achievement Award in Computer Science for 2020. The award identifies alumni who, through their achievement in their field of engineering, have significantly enhanced the industry and who inspire and help to instill a sense of pride among the alumni, students, faculty and staff of UIC. Marco is among the 15 alumni award honorees in engineering and computer science who have used their UIC education to establish rewarding, productive, and high-impact careers.
Marco currently 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.

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.

Congratulations Marco!

See the award winner video on YouTube.