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Cesare Alippi


CESARE ALIPPI received the degree in electronic engineering cum laude in 1990 and the PhD in 1995 from Politecnico di Milano, Italy. He is Professor with the Università della Svizzera italiana (Switzerland) and Professor with the Politecnico di Milano (Italy); he is visiting Professor at the Guandong University of Technology (China) and Consultant Professor at the Northwestern Polytechnic of Xi’An (China).

He has been a visiting researcher/professor at UCL (UK), MIT (USA), ESPCI (F), CASIA (RC), A*STAR (SIN), U.Kobe (Japan).

Alippi is an IEEE Fellow, ELLIS Fellow and AAIA Fellow, Past Board of Governors member of the International Neural Network Society, Past member of the Administrative Committee of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS), Past Board of Directors member of the European Neural Network Society, Past Vice-President education of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, Past Associate editor of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, the IEEE-Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurements, IEEE-Transactions on Neural Networks, IEEE-Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence and member and chair of many IEEE committees.

In 2024 he received the IEEE CIS Enrique Ruspini Meritorious Service Award, the 2018 IEEE CIS Outstanding Computational Intelligence Magazine paper award, the 2016 Gabor Award from the International Neural Networks Society and the Outstanding Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems Paper Award from the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society; in 2013 the IBM Faculty award; in 2004 the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society Young Engineer Award.

Current research activity addresses adaptation and learning in non-stationary environments, graph-based learning and Intelligence for embedded, cyber-physical systems and IoT. For the graph-based learning research please refer to

He holds 8 patents, has published one monograph book (translated in chinese), 7 edited books and about 250 papers in international journals and conference proceedings.

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