Alessandro Bruno

Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor

Academic background

Alessandro Bruno’s expertise lies in Image Analysis and Processing, Computer Vision, and Artificial Intelligence. He has developed methods for biomedical image analysis at different scales. He covered several postdoctoral research fellow positions at the University of Palermo, INAF (Italian National Institute for Astrophysics), NCCA (National Centre for Computer Animation) in the UK, Department of Computing and Informatics at Bournemouth University in the UK. He was also a research visitor at UCL (University College London) in 2019. In 2021, He was a Lecturer in Computing at the Bournemouth University’s Department of Computing and Informatics. He led the L4 units, Computer Fundamentals and Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures, and served as Co-Investigator of a European Research Project, namely S4AllCities.

Alessandro Bruno is now working as Assistant Professor at Humanitas University, focusing on detecting suspicious regions from biomedical images and treatment outcomes in medical trials using artificial intelligence approaches.


Alessandro Bruno received his master’s degree with first-class honours in Computer Engineering from Palermo University in 2008, defending a dissertation on a parallelizable 3D Fourier domain filter for enhancing Brain MRI. In 2012, he obtained a PhD in computer engineering with a doctoral thesis entitled “Texture and Local Keypoints’ Analysis for Advanced Image Inspection” spanning topics such as biomedical imaging, image forensics, and visual saliency.

He also attended several summer schools on Image and Video Analysis and GPU computing at the University of Catania (Italy) and Oxford University (UK).


Humanitas is a highly specialized Hospital, Research and Teaching Center. Built around centers for the prevention and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, neurological and orthopedic disease – together with an Ophthalmic Center and a Fertility Center – Humanitas also operates a highly specialised Emergency Department.