Michela Testolina obtained her B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Trento, Italy. Since 2020 she is a Ph.D. student at the Multimedia Signal Processing Group (MMSPG) under the supervision of Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi. Her main research interests are in the field of image compression and visual quality assessment. She is involved in activities organized by standardization committees like JPEG and Qualinet.