Francesco Flammini


Professor i datavetenskap

Akademin för innovation, design och teknik, Avdelningen för produktrealisering


Francesco Flammini received honors with his master's (2003) and doctoral (2006) degrees in Computer Engineering from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy. He is currently a Professor of Computer Science with a focus on Cyber-Physical Systems at Mälardalen University. He has been a Senior Lecturer and the head of the Cyber-Physical Systems group at Linnaeus University (  https://lnu.se/en/staff/francesco.flammini/). He has worked for almost 15 years in private and public companies, including Ansaldo STS (now Hitachi Rail) and IPZS (Italian State Mint and Polygraphic Institute), on large international projects addressing intelligent transportation systems, critical infrastructure protection and cybersecurity, as a technical leader and unit head.He is an IEEE Senior Member and chair of the IEEE SMC Technical Committee on Homeland Security. He is also a member of the ERCIM Working Group on Formal Methods for Industrial Critical Systems (FMICS). He has (co) authored 100+ scientific publications and has served as a chair, invited speaker, steering / program committee member, and editor for several international conferences and journals. He has been an ACM Distinguished Speaker, an Adjunct Professor and a guest lecturer of Computer Science, 

At MDH, he is involved in the following courses:

  • PPU213 Industry 4.0 - Introduction, Lecturer on Industrial Cybersecurity
  • PPU400 Smart-Factories, Examiner and Lecturer on Industrial Safety
  • PPU441 Industry 4.0 - Realization, Examiner and Lecturer on Industrial Safety and Security
  • PPU440 Big Data and Cloud Computing for Industrial Applications (Fall 2020), Coordinator / Examiner
  • Civing 4.0 Module C11 "Cyber ​​Security, Industrial Data Protection and Data Integrity" (online / hybrid), Course Developer

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You can read something about Francesco Flammini and MDH Artificial Intelligence strategy in this news article (only available in Swedish):



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