Alessandro Bruno earned a PhD degree in computer engineering from Palermo University. He is now a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor with the Department of Business, Law, Economics, and Consumer Behaviour at IULM University, in Milan, Italy. Before joining IULM University, Alessandro was an Assistant Professor at Humanitas University (Milano, Italy); he worked as a Lecturer in computing with the Department of Computing and Informatics, Bournemouth University, in 2021 and 2022. He covered postdoc positions at NCCA (National Centre for Computer Animation) in the UK, INAF IASF (Italian National Institute for Astrophysics), University of Palermo, and IZS (Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Sicilia). He was a Research Visitor at Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL), University College London (UCL), in the imaging group led by Professor Jan-Peter Muller. He is the author of over 50 International articles and is an Associate Editor for International journals. Alessandro is currently the Principal Investigator of a project funded by the NGI-Search consortium named HeReFaNMi (Health-Related Fake News Mitigation).
His research interests include computer vision, artificial intelligence, and image analysis. He has mostly dealt with visual attention and visual saliency, biomedical imaging, crowd behaviour analysis, image and video forensics, remote sensing, and human–computer interaction.