Cosimo Leracitano

Cosimo Leracitano, PhD.

Assistant Professor, DICEAM, University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, Italy

Expertise: Artificial Intelligence for Heath and Medicine, Neural Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Signal and Image Processing, Brain Computer Interface

Cosimo Ieracitano received the M.Eng. (summa cum laude) and Ph.D. (with additional label of Doctor Europaeus) degrees from the University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria (UNIRC), Italy, in 2013 and 2019, respectively. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the DICEAM Department of the same University (UNIRC). Dr. Ieracitano is also Honorary Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Edinburgh Napier University (UK) and at the Nottingham Trent University (UK), since 2019. Formerly, he was a Research Fellow at the University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, a Visiting Ph.D. Fellow at the University of Stirling (UK) and a Visiting Master Student at ETH Zurich (Switzerland). He has co-authored one international patent and has publications in peer reviewed international journals/conference proceedings in several fields of engineering: artificial intelligence, biomedical signal processing, brain computer interface, information theory and material informatics. He is actively involved in organizing international conferences, serving, for example, as General Chair for the 2022 International Conference of Applied Intelligence and Informatics (AII2022), Local Arrangements Chair for the IEEE WCCI2020 (the world’s largest IEEE CIS technical event in computational intelligence), Publicity Chair for the AII2021, IEEE EdgeDL2021 and IEEE DASH2020, Special Session and Workshop Chair in AII2023. He received the “Hojjat Adeli Award for Outstanding Contributions in Neural Systems” (2022), awarded annually by “World Scientific Publishing” to the most innovative scientific research published in the previous year. Dr. Ieracitano is Guest Editor for Cognitive Computation, Sensors, Symmentry, Bioengineering and Frontiers in Neuroscience. He is also Review Editor for Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Associate/Academic Editor for the IEEE Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, Journal of Medical Internet Research, for the Journal of Healthcare Engineering, for the International Journal of Electronics and Communications (2020-2023) and for PLOS ONE.