Francesco Carlo Morabito
President-Elect (2024-2025) 
Univ. Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria,

Topics of Research: Deep/Meta Learning, Explainable AI, Machine learning methodologies for biomedical signal processing, ML and graph approaches to neurological disease, including Alzheimer's disease


Francesco Carlo Morabito (Senior Member, IEEE) is currently a Full Professor of electrical engineering and neural engineering with the University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, Italy. He has served as the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, from 2001 to 2008, a Vice-Rector for Internationalization from 2013 to 2022, and the Deputy Rector from 2017 to 2018. He has authored or co-authored over 400 papers in international journals/conference proceedings in various fields of engineering (machine/deep learning, biomedical signal processing, radar data processing, nuclear fusion, nondestructive testing and evaluation, and computational intelligence). He has coauthored less than 20 international books (mostly focused on neural networks and machine learning) and held five international patents.

He has been a Foreign Member of the Royal Academy of Doctors, Spain, since 2004. Since 2017, he has also been a member of the Institute of Spain, Barcelona Economic Network. He became a Senior Member of INNS, in 2006. He serves as President-Elect of the International Neural Network Society (INNS), from 2024 to 2025, and served as a Governor of INNS for 13 years, from 2000 to 2012 and 2022 to 2023. He is an Editorial Board Member for various international journals, including the International Journal of Neural Systems, Neural Networks, International Journal of Information Acquisition, Sensors, Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, and Renewable Energy. He served as the President of the Italian Neural Network Society (SIREN), from 2008 to 2014. He is the Co-Chair of the Italian Conference on Neural Networks (WIRN).