Marco Conti, Research Director of the CNR of Pisa and Director of the Institute of Informatics and Telematics, joins the governmental working group on the national strategy for artificial intelligence.
The Ministry of University and Research, the Ministry of Economic Development and the Minister for Technological Innovation and Digital Transition have appointed a small group of nine experts from all over Italy, five women and four men, all from the academic world. The committee of experts will provide advice to the Government and will have the task of updating the national strategy on artificial intelligence and making it consistent with the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (Piano Nazionale di Ripresa e Resilienza – Pnrr).
Marco Conti is Research Director of the CNR, Director of the Institute of Informatics and Telematics of the CNR and Head of the .it Registry. He has published more than 400 scientific articles and 5 books on computer networks, next generation Internet, social networks and intelligent systems.
He is the scientific head of the CNR project for the new national doctorate qualification in Artificial Intelligence, he is a member of the Board of Directors of START 4.0 and of the Technical Scientific Committee of ARTES 4.0. In November 2017 he was included in the “2017 Highly Cited Researchers” list compiled by Clarivate/Web of Science, and ranked among the most cited researchers worldwide (top 1%) for “computer science”.
The others members of the working group are:
Fosca Giannotti, Research Director at the Institute of Information Science and Technologies of the CNR, where he coordinates the Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Laboratory.
Isabella Castiglioni, Full Professor in Applied Physics at the University of Milan Bicocca, where she teaches Machine Learning, Big Data and Medical Imaging and Physics applied to Medicine.
Giuseppe Magnifico, Senior Technologist at the CNR, with specific experience in defining the processes and policy tools of the research and innovation system, both nationally and internationally.
Juan Carlos de Martin, Full professor at the Department of Automation and Computer Science of the Politecnico di Torino, he co-founded and co-directs the Nexa Center on Internet and Society at the Politecnico di Torino.
Michela Milano, Full Professor, Department of Computer Science – Science and Engineering. Director of the Alma Mater Research Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Interdepartmental Center – (Alma AI).
Rita Cucchiara, Full Professor of Information Processing Systems at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. She is in charge of the Aimagelab laboratory and mainly deals with Artificial Vision. She is a Board member of the Italian Institute of Technology.
Giovanni Miragliotta, Professor of Industrial Plants and Advanced Supply Chain Planning at the Politecnico di Milano. Director of the Italian Observatory on Smart Manufacturing, the Internet of Things and NFC & Mobile Payment at the School of Management of the Politecnico di Milano.
Barbara Caputo, Director of AI-H @ PoliTo, the Hub on Artificial Intelligence of the Politecnico di Torino, co-founder and board member of the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS).
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