Ivan Štajduhar, D.Sc., is a researcher in machine learning. His research focus is directed primarily towards the development of machine-learning-based solutions for medical diagnostics. He participated in several research projects, funded by local, national and European funding sources, and has co-authored a number of papers in peer-reviewed journals. He is holding the position of associate professor at the University of Rijeka Faculty of Engineering (RITEH), and is presently vice dean for business affairs at RITEH, as well as deputy head of the UNIRI Center for Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity (AIRI). He is a full-time employee at RITEH.