Federico Cabitza received his Master in IT Engineering at the Politecnico of Milan in 2001 with an experimental thesis on subsymbolic AI under the supervision of Prof. Marco Somalvico. 

Since then, he has worked as a Requirement Engineer and business analyst in the private sector, specializing in Health Informatics. In 2007, he received a PhD in Informatics from the University of Milano-Bicocca, with a thesis on Electronic Patient Record and coordination in hospital settings, under the supervision of Prof. Carla Simone. 

Since then he worked both as IT consultant (Knowledge Management, eReadiness Assessment, requirement elicitation) and as post-doc researcher at the University of Milano-Bicocca. 

There, he became Assistant Professor in the same University, focusing his research on the Human-Computer Interaction fields, at the intersection between Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Information Systems and Health Informatics. 

Currently, he is an Associate Professor (since 2018) at the University of Milano-Bicocca (Milan, Italy).  There he teaches Human-Computer Interaction (main course, at the Bachelor degree of Informatics), and Data Visualization, Information Systems and Interaction Design at the master degree in Data Science and Theory and Technology of Communication; and there he coordinates the research activities of the MUDI Lab (Modelling Uncertainty, Decisions and Interaction). Since 2016 he has also had a research appointment with the IRCCS Orthopaedics Institute Galeazzi in Milano (Italy).  

Since 2016 he has also had a research appointment with the IRCCS Orthopaedics Institute Galeazzi in Milano (Italy). 

His current research interests regard the analysis, design and evaluation of interactive systems and decision support (also based on machine learning techniques) in the Healthcare setting.

He has co-chaired International workshops (on Data Visualization in Healthcare and knowledge IT artifacts), conference tracks (on Socio-technical design), conference programs (for the Italian Chapter of AIS and Healthinf in 2020) and special issues on impacted Journals (i.e., the CSCW journal, Program and the Health Informatics Journal).

He is stable PC member of several international conferences and editor of the International Journal of Medical Informatics (IJMI, ISSN: 1386-5056), the Annals of Translational Medicine (Ann Transl Med; ATM; Print ISSN 2305-5839; Online ISSN 2305-5847), and the Journal of Medical Artificial Intelligence (ISSN 2617-2496).

He is the author of more than 130 indexed research publications to date, in international conference proceedings, edited books and scientific journals, including the JAMA, CSCW Journal, Computers in Biology and Medicine, Behaviour and Information Technology, International Journal of Human Computer Studies, Computers in Human Behavior, International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, and the Journal of Visual Languages and Computing.