Dario Zanca

Dr. Dario Zanca

Department Artificial Intelligence in Biomedical Engineering (AIBE)
Lehrstuhl für Maschinelles Lernen und Datenanalytik

Room: Room 01.016
Carl-Thiersch-Straße 2b
91052 Erlangen

Personal website: dariozanca.com

Academic CV

  • Since 11/2020
    Postdoc and Head of the Applied Machine Learning group at the Machine Learning and Data Analytics Lab, FAU.
  • 2019-2020
    Postdoc at NeuroSense joint lab, Dept. of Medicine, Surgery and Neuroscience, University of Siena (Italy)
  • 2015 – 2019
    Ph.D. in Smart Computing, University of Florence (Italy)
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Marco Gori
  • 2018 (3 months)
    Study abroad, Caltech, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (United States)
  • 2013 – 2015
    M.Sc. Mathematics, University of Palermo (Italy)
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Gianluigi Oliveri
  • 2014 (2 months)
    Study abroad, CiTIUS, University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
  • 2014 (4 months)
    Study abroad as Erasmus, Institute of Mathematics at University of Szczecin (Poland)
  • 2007 – 2013
    B.Sc. Mathematics for Scientific Communication, University of Palermo (Italy)









Awards and other Disseminations

  • 2023
    Emergent Talents Initiative (ETI) grant for the research project on “Human-Inspired Computer Vision”
  • 2020
    Special mention at the “Premio Marco Cadoli” 2020 for the best PhD thesis in Artificial Intelligence, AIxIA 2020
  • 2018
    1st Place at the SoBigData Soccer Challenge Hackathon about predicting football players’ modern roles from match events.
  • 2018
    1st Place at the Mediaset Infinity Hackathon about predicting Customer Churn using Machine Learning