Francesco Fusco is currently a Research Staff Member at IBM Research - Ireland in Dublin. His main research interests include AI-based time-series modelling and anomaly detection for Internet of Things applications, as well as the design of knowledge-based time series management systems. He matured strong expertise in data analytics for smart grids, particularly on large-scale energy forecasting systems. He also worked on fault diagnosis for water networks, with applications to leak detection. Francesco holds a PhD in Electronic Engineering, received at the National University of Ireland Maynooth (NUIM) in 2012, with a research project focused on control and forecasting of ocean wave energy conversion systems.