Biography

Battista Biggio (MSc 2006, PhD 2010) is an Assistant Professor at the University of Cagliari, Italy. In 2015, he co-founded Pluribus One (www.pluribus-one.it). His research interests include adversarial machine learning, kernel methods, biometrics and cybersecurity. In particular, he has provided pioneering contributions in the area of secure machine learning, demonstrating evasion and poisoning attacks, and how to mitigate them, playing a leading role in the establishment and advancement of this research field.

He regularly serves as a program committee member for the most prestigious conferences and journals in the area of machine learning and computer security (ICML, NeurIPS, ACM CCS, IEEE SP). He chairs the IAPR TC on Statistical Pattern Recognition Techniques, co-organizes the S+SSPR and the AISec workshops, and serves as Associate Editor for IEEE TNNLS, Pattern Recognition and IEEE CIM. Dr. Biggio is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of the IAPR and of the ACM.

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