Lucia Billeci




                                     Education and training 

Lucia Billeci is a Researcher at the Institute of Clinical Physiology of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR-IFC). She graduated in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Pisa in 2007. In 2011 she obtained a PhD in Automation, Robotics and Bioengineering at the University of Pisa. She is now attending the eXplainable Artificial Intelligence in healthcare Management (xAIM) Master’s program coordinated by the University of Pavia. Her main research interests consist in the implementation and application of biomedical signal processing techniques, including machine learning models, for the study of physiological aspects of cardiovascular neurological and neurodevelopmental diseases. She is also interested in the application of wearable solutions for non-invasive monitoring of physiological and pathological situations. According to SCOPUS, she is author of more than 90 scientific publications (H-index: 26). 


Honours and membership 


  • Vice-Chair of the Technical Stream of the Consumer Technology Society of the IEEE for the section “Consumer Systems for Healthcare”. 
  • Referent for the Working Group “Technology, health and society” of the Interdisciplinary Group “Science, technology and society”, of the CNR, Pisa Area. 
  • Young Advocate for the international initiative “BrainFit4Life” ( to promote dementia awareness throughout the World, affiliated with the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. 
  • Referent for IFC-CNR of the Artificial Intelligence Observatory in the CNR. 
  • Referent for the “AI for precision medicine” group of the Artificial Intelligence Observatory in the CNR. 
  • First prize in the Computer in Cardiology/PhysioNet Challenge “Noninvasive Fetal ECG”, Zaragoza, Spain, October 2013.