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Eric Medvet is an assistant professor at the University of Trieste, Italy. He received the degree in Electronic Engineering in 2004 and the PhD in Computer Engineering in 2008, both from University of Trieste, Italy. In 2006 he was a visiting research fellow at the iSecLab (International Secure System Lab headed by professors Kruegel and Kirda) at the Technical University of Vienna. From 2009 he is an assistant professor in Computer Engineering at the Department of Engineering and Architecture (DIA) of University of Trieste, Italy, where he served as the dean of the master program in Computer Engineering from 2013 to 2015. In 2010 he funded the Machine Learning Lab, hosted at DIA, University of Trieste, together with prof. Bartoli, head of the lab; in 2018 he funded the Evolutionary Robotics and Artificial Life Lab in the same department. His research activities include application of machine learning techniques to engineering and computer security problems (e.g., mobile malware analysis and detection), information extraction, and evolutionary computation. He won the silver medal at the 13th Human-Competitive Awards, 2016, for Human-Competitive Results produced by Genetic and Evolutionary Computation. He serves as reviewers for many international journals closely related to his research interests; he is a member of the scientific/program committee of the most important conferences on evolutionary computation. He authored and co-authored more than 70 peer-reviewed articles on international journals or conferences, with more than 20 coauthors. According to Google Scholar, his h-index is 13, his i10-index is 20, and his works received more than 500 citations in the last 5 years (April 2018). He got the Italian National scientific qualification (ASN) for Associate Professor in Computer Science and Computer Engineering.

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