Prof. Alexiei Dingli is a Full Professor of Artificial Intelligence (AI) within the Faculty of ICT at the University of Malta. With over 25 years of experience, he has established himself as a leading expert in AI. In addition to his role at the University of Malta, Prof. Dingli also served as a Visiting Professor at several other institutions.
He has an extensive track record of leading successful AI research and development projects, with a particular focus on education, digital skills, industry 4.0, transportation and health, to name a few. His contributions to AI have been widely recognised, with numerous awards and accolades by various institutions such as the European Space Agency, the United Nations and many others. These awards include the Reinvention Award, Social Impact Award and the Malta Innovation Awards to name a few.
Prof. Dingli is also an accomplished entrepreneur, having founded and directed AI-related companies, including HumAIn Ltd. He regularly provides consultations on AI to public organisations and a broad spectrum of private companies. The Government of Malta also appointed him to the Malta.AI task force to make Malta one of the top AI countries in the world, where he chaired the subcommittee on the future of Work & Education.
Before his current positions, Prof. Dingli held various other professional roles, including serving as the Mayor of Valletta, the Capital City of Malta, for over a decade. He holds a PhD in AI from the University of Sheffield in the UK, an MBA in Technology Management from Grenoble Graduate School of Business in France, and a B.Sc.IT (Honors) from the University of Malta.