Fabio Bruno is Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical, Energetics and Management Engineering (DIMEG), University of Calabria (UNICAL) in Italy. He is cofounder of 2 spin-off companies, 3D Research s.r.l. and Tech4Sea s.r.l., that operate in the area of underwater technologies. His research interests include the development of new technologies and systems for the documentation, preservation and exploitation of underwater cultural heritage. He is currently in charge of the UNICAL and 3D Research teams in four European projects: INTERREG MED – BLUEMED; H2020 iMARECULTURE; EASME Lab4Dive “Mobile Smart Lab for augmented Archaeological Dives”; EASME – “Underwater Cultural Route in Classical Antiquity”. He has been the principal investigator of the national project “VISAS – Virtual and augmented exploitation of Submerged Archaeological Sites”. He has been in charge of the DIMEG Research Unit in several national projects like: “ITACA – Innovative Tools for cultural heritage ArChiving and restorAtion” and COMAS “Planned in Situ Preservation of Underwater Archaeological Artifacts”. He is co-author of more than 90 scientific papers.