Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Giorgio Giacinto is Full Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Cagliari, Italy. Since 1995 he joined the Pattern Recognition and Applications Lab at the Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Cagliari, Italy, and from Nov. 2000 he has been appointed a permanent faculty position, as an Assistant Professor from 2000 to 2004, and Associate Professor from 2005 to 2017. He got the PhD in information engineering in 1999 from the University of Salerno, Italy.

Prof. Giacinto is the coordinator of the MSc course in Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence, and teaches courses on Databases, Operating Systems, and Computer Security in the BSc course in Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering,  and in the MSc courses in Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligenc, Electronic Engineering and Internet Engineering at the University of Cagliari, Italy. He acts as the coordinator for international student mobility for the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and for the Faculty of Engineering an Architecture.

He is a member of the PhD program in Electronic and Computer Engineering at the University of Cagliari since 2001..

From 2021 he is a member of the National PhD program in Artificial Intelligence, in the area "AI and Security and Cybersecurity".  

Prof. Giacinto is a senior member of the IEEE and the ACM since 2010, and received the Fellow Award from IAPR in 2021.

His main area of expertise is in machine learning approaches to cybersecurity.

Prof. Giacinto is author of more than 170 papers on international journals, conference proceedings, and book chapters. His research activities are funded by regional, national and international projects.

He is the director of the local branch of the Cybersecurity National Lab and is member of the national managing board. He is also a member of the managing board of the National Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems Lab.

On behalf of the CINI consortium (National Interuniversity Consortium for Informatics) he participates to the activities of the European Cybersecurity Organisation (ECSO) and, in particular, he is a member of the steerinig committee of the working group on "Education, Training, Awareness and Cyber Ranges".

He is an editorial board member for some scientific journals in his areas of expertise. He is a program committee member in a number of conferences in the field of cybrsecurity and regularly acts as a reviewer.

He is one of the six founder of the company Pluribus One, a spin-off of the University of Cagliari.

The complete list of publications is available on his Google Scholar profile.

April 2021

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