Fabrizio Smeraldi received an MSc in Physics from the University of Genoa, Italy, and a PhD in Science from EPFL, Switzerland. He is currently a Lecturer in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary, University of London. Before joining Queen Mary he was Universitetslektor in the School of Information Science, Computer and Electrical Engineering (IDE), University of Halmstad, Sweden. Fabrizio held visiting positions at the University of Genoa, the University of Perugia and the Italian Institute of Technology in Italy, Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan, Macau University of Science and Technology in China and Rothamsted Research, UK.
Fabrizio is statistical learning expert with a solid grounding in the natural sciences and a zest for bridging the gap between theory and application in a broad range of fields. His research interests include machine learning and pattern recognition, with applications to computer vision and bioinformatics. He is particularly interested in nonparametric and rank-based approaches. Other interests include cyber security and the physical foundations of computing. He is currently working towards the creation of a spinout company in social media analytics for digital health.