EDEE Affiliated labs & Research expertise

Research in EDEE covers the following broad categories:

Micro/Nano electronics, circuits, systems and computer engineering

Prof. Hatice AltugBionanophotonic Systems LaboratoryBio-nanophotonics, nano-optics, lab-on-a-chip systems, optical nanoantennas, metamaterials, 2D materials, micro/nanofabrication, microfluidics
Prof. Kamiar AminianLaboratory of Movement Analysis and Measurementwearable systems, assistive devices, biomechanics, instrumentation, health monitoring
Prof. David Atienza AlonsoEmbedded Systems Laboratorymulti-processor system-on-chip (MPSoC) design and optimization, low power embedded systems, smart body sensing systems, data center designs
Dr. Giovanni BoeroMicrosystems Laboratory 1nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), electron spin resonance (ESR), RF electronics, microwaves electronics
Dr. Danick BriandSoft Transducers LaboratoryBiodegradable Microsystems, Flexible and Printed Electronics, MEMS, Energy Harvesting, Smart Sensing Systems
Prof. Andreas BurgTelecommunications Circuits LaboratoryVLSI signal processing, pow-power digital VLSI, wireless communication systems, signal processing for communication, embedded systems
Dr. Sandro CarraraIntegrated Systems LaboratoryCircuits and Systems for Biomedical Applications, Bio-interfaces, lab-on-a-chip, bio/CMOS co-design, micro-&-nano systems,  imagers, image processing, embedded systems, Android interfaces
Prof. Edoardo CharbonQuantum Architecture Groupsingle photon detection, electronic design, image sensor architectures, biomedical applications, time-of-flight and ranging
Prof. Giovanni De MicheliIntegrated Systems LaboratoryCAD, EDA, nanoelectronics, VLSI, biosensors
Prof. Catherine DehollainRadiofrequency Integrated Circuit Groupremote powering and data communication dedicated to telecoms and biomedical applications, RF wireless communications of sensor nodes, remotely powered sensor nodes, radio frequency identification systems (RFID)
Prof. Christian EnzIntegrated Circuits LaboratoryLow-power analog and RF IC design, semiconductor device modeling, inexact digital circuits and approximate computing, CMOS image sensor design, MEMS-based IC design
Prof. Rolf GruetterLaboratory of Functional and magnetic resonance, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, radiofrequency resonant circuits, tomography, neurosciences
Prof. Carlotta GuiducciSwiss-up engineering Chair – Laboratory of Life Sciences Electronicsmicrosystems for bioanalytics, lab-on-chip devices, 3D integration technologies, semiconductor sensors, nucleic acids analytics, single-cell manipulation and analysis
Prof. Mihai Adrian IonescuNanoelectronic Devices Laboratorynanoelectronics, nanowires, low power devices, tunnel FET’s, nano-electro-mechanical devices, radio frequency micro-electro-mechanical systems, carbon nanotubes, 2D material for sensing
Prof. Andras KisNanoscale Electronics and Structures2D materials, MoS2, nanoelectronics, nanodevices
Prof. Stephanie LacourLaboratory for Soft Bioelectronic Interfacesstretchable electronics, soft microsystems, implantable electrodes, micro-nanofabrication
Prof. Yusuf LeblebiciMicroelectronic Systems Laboratoryhigh-performance IC design, VLSI design, ultra-low-power circuits and systems, high-throughput imaging/vision systems, bio-electronic circuits and interfaces, reliability and robust design methods, silicon nanowire devices and circuits, non-volatile memories, 3D integration technologies, language based modeling
Prof. Alcherio MartinoliDistributed Intelligent Systems and Algorithms Laboratorydistributed robotic systems, sensor and actuators networks, intelligent vehicles, distributed intelligent systems, distributed cyber-physical systems
Prof. Elison MatioliPower and Wide-band-gap Electronics Research labnanotechnology, nanostructures, GaN, semiconductors, electronics, devices, power
Dr. Marco MattavelliMultimedia Groupsignal processing systems, dataflow programming, video coding systems, HEVC, HDTV and UHDTV systems, SW-HW co-designs
Prof. Christophe MoserLaboratory of Applied Photonics Devicesmicroscopy, digital holography, imaging with fibers, near-the-eye displays
 Prof. Yves PerriardIntegrated Actuators LaboratoryPiezoelectric devices, electromagnetic fluid, contactless power transmission, microactuators, energy harvesting
Prof. Christian PiguetProcessor Architecture Laboratory Ultra-low power integrated circuits
Dr. Jean-Michel Sallèsecompact modelling of multigate field effect transistor, organic field effect transistors, MMS based glucose sensor, modelling parasitic substrate current in IC’s
Dr. Alexandre SchmidBiomedical and Neuromorphic Microelectronic Systems Research Groupbiomedical circuits and systems, implantable circuits and systems, bioelectronic interfaces, neuromorphic and nonconventional processing systems, reliability of nanoelectronic systems
Prof. Herbert SheaMicrosystems for Space Technologies Laboratorystretchable actuators, polymer MEMS, dielectric elastomer transducers, soft robotics
Prof. Mahsa ShoaranProf. Shoaran Groupintegrated circuits, machine learning hardware, neural interfaces, neuroengineering, neural signal processing, brain-machine interfaces, low-power CMOS design, biomedical circuits and systems.
Prof. Vivek SubramanianLaboratory for Advanced Fabrication Technologiesmicro/nano fabrication, micro/nano manufacturing sciences, flexible and printed electronics, thin film devices, MEMS
Prof. Giulia TagliabueLaboratory of Nanoscience for Energy Technologiesnanophotonics, plasmonic hot-carrier devices, metasurfaces, micro/nanofabrication, energy conversion/storage devices
Prof. Guillermo VillanuevaAdvanced Nems LaboratoryNEMS, MEMS, RF communications, resonators, sensors

Information technologies, automatic control, signal, image, and video processing

Prof. Alexandre AlahiVisual Intelligence for Transportationartificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, signal processing, human-robot interactions, deep learning, socially-aware transportation, computational mobility
Prof. Kamiar AminianLaboratory of Movement Analysis and Measurementwearable systems, assistive devices, biomechanics, instrumentation, health monitoring
Prof. David Atienza AlonsoEmbedded Systems Laboratorymulti-processor system-on-chip (MPSoC) design and optimization, low power embedded systems, smart body sensing systems, data center designs
Prof. Michel BierlaireTransport and Mobility Laboratoryoperation research, behavorial models, transportation, optimization, simulation
Prof. Aude BillardLearning Algorithms and Systems Laboratoryrobotics, machine learning, adaptive control, human-robot and human-computer interaction, modeling of biological motion
information technologies, automatic control, signal, image and video processing
Prof. Hervé BourlardIdiap Research Institutespeech and audio processing group multilingual speech recogntion, text-to-speech systems, speech coding, speaker modeling, microphone arrays
Prof. Volkan CevherLaboratory for Information and Inference Systemsmachine learning, optimization, signal processing, information theory
Prof. Grégoire CourtineIRP Chair on Spinal Cord RepairNeuroprosthetics, Rehabilitation, Robotics, Neural Interfaces, Locomotion, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain-Computer Interfaces.
Prof. Pierre DillenbourgChili Computer-Human Interaction in Learning and InstructionLearning technologies, human-computer interaction, educational robotics, learning analytics.
Prof. Touradj EbrahimiMultimedia Signal Processing Groupimage compression, video compression, quality of experience, media security and privacy
Dr. Giancarlo Ferrari TrecateAutomatic Control Laboratoryautomatic control, networked control systems, large-scale systems, control of smart grids, hybrid systems, machine learning.
Dr. François FleuretIdiap Research Institutemachine learning, pattern recognition, statistical modeling, computer vision
Prof. Dario FloreanoLaboratory of Intelligent SystemsBio-inspired Robotics, bio-inspired artificial intelligence, computational Biology
Prof. Pascal FrossardSignal Processing Laboratory 4image, video and 3D information processing, computational photography, image communication, network and graph signal processing, high-dimensional data analysis, machine learning, network data analysis
Prof. Pascal FuaComputer Vision Laboratorycomputer vision, augmented reality, biomedical imaging
Prof. Volker Gass Idiap Research Instituteguidance navigation & control (GNC) for satellites, trajectory control, remote image reconstruction
Prof. Daniel Gatica-PerezIdiap Research Institutesocial computing group social computing, social media, ubiquitous computing, computational social science, machine learning
Prof. Nikolaos GeroliminisUrban Transport System Laboratorytraffic flow modeling, clustering, optimization, control systems, transportation networks
Prof. Diego GhezziNeuro Engineering Laboratory – Medtronic Chair in Neuro Engineeringretinal implants, optic nerve, microfabrication, organic bioelectronics, animal validation
Dr. Denis GilletCoordination & Interaction Systems Grouphuman-computer interaction, social media platforms, dynamic coordination systems, cyber physical systems, intelligent transportation systems
Prof. Rolf GruetterLaboratory of Functional and Metabolic Imagingmagnetic resonance, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, radiofrequency resonant circuits, tomography, neurosciences
Prof. Michael HerzogPsychophysics Laboratoryneural networks, deep networks, visual processing
Prof. Clément HonglerChair of Statistical Field Theoryprobability, complex analysis, lattice models, field theories
Prof. Friedhelm HummelProf. Hummel Groupclinical neuroengineering, brain stimulation, neuroimaging, neuroplasticity, learning, brain-machine interactions, stroke recovery, healthy aging
Prof. Auke IjspeertBiorobotics Laboratoryrobotics, nonlinear control, dynamical systems, machine learning, computational neuroscience
Prof. Colin JonesAutomatic Control Laboratory 3predictive control, real-time optimization, computational geometry, smart grids, building control
Dr. Alireza KarimiAutomatic Control Laboratorydata-driven control systems, robust control, control of mechatronic systems, control of smart grids
Prof. Jean-Paul KneibLaboratory of Astrophysicsastrophysics, cosmology, optical spectroscopy, instrumentation, image processing, optimization
Prof. Daniel KuhnRisk Analytics and Optimization Chairoptimization, operations research, decision-making under uncertainty, machine learning
Prof. Yusuf LeblebiciMicroelectronic Systems Laboratoryhigh-performance IC design, VLSI design, ultra-low-power circuits and systems, high-throughput imaging/vision systems, bio-electronic circuits and interfaces, reliability and robust design methods, silicon nanowire devices and circuits, non-volatile memories, 3D integration technologies, language based modeling
Prof. Alcherio MartinoliDistributed Intelligent Systems and Algorithms Laboratorydistributed robotic systems, sensor and actuators networks, intelligent vehicles, distributed intelligent systems, distributed cyber-physical systems
Dr. Marco MattavelliMultimedia Groupsignal processing systems, dataflow programming, video coding systems, HEVC, HDTV and UHDTV systems, SW-HW co-designs
Prof. Silvestro MiceraTranslational Neural Engineering Laboratoryneuroprosthetics, closed-loop control algorithms, neural signal processing, robotics
Prof. José del R. MillanChair in Non-Invasive Brain-Machine InterfaceBrain-computer interfaces, neuroprosthetics, statistical machine learning, human-robot interaction, neuroscience
Dr. Jean-Marc OdobezIdiap Research Instituteperception and activity understanding group computer vision, applied machine learning, multimodal interaction, behavior analysis
Prof. Jamie PaikReconfigurable Robotics Labsoft electronics and components, embedded sensing and actuation system, modular system control and design tools
Prof. Pavan P RamdyaNeuroengineering Laboratory Ramdyaneural signal processing, robotics, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, animal behavior
Prof. Ali H. SayedUpsayedadaptation and learning theories, statistical inference, distributed optimization, network and data sciences, biologically-inspired designs
Prof. Mahsa ShoaranProf. Shoaran Groupintegrated circuits, machine learning hardware, neural interfaces, neuroengineering, neural signal processing, brain-machine interfaces, low-power CMOS design, biomedical circuits and systems.
Prof. Sabine SüsstrunkImage and Visual Represenation Groupinformation technologies, automatic control, signal, image and video processing
Prof. Jean-Philippe ThiranSignal Processing Laboratory 5image processing, image analysis, medical imaging, computer vision, human-computer interactions
Prof. Michael UnserBiomedical Imaging Groupbiomedical imaging, image processing and analysis, splines, wavelets, sparsity, inverse problems
Prof. Dimitri Van De VilleMedical Image Processing Labsignal processing, neuroimaging, network analysis, brain dynamic, computational brain function
Prof. Pierre VandergheynstSignal Processing Laboratory 2Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, Signal & Image Processing, Sparse Representations, Compressive Sensing, Signal processing on graphs and network
Dr. Jean-Marc VesinApplied Signal Processing Groupbiomedical signal processing, cardiovascular signal analysis, instantaneous frequency tracking, nonlinear signal modeling
Prof. Martin VetterliAudiovisual Communications laboratorymathematical signal processing, inverse problems regularized by sparsity, sampling theory, digital acoutics

Electrical Energy: Systems and Components

Dr. Rachid CherkaouiDistributed Electrical Systems Laboratorypower & distribution systems analysis and control, dynamic phenomena in power systems, modeling of new technologies, electricity market deregulation
Prof. Drazen DujicPower Electronic Laboratoryelectrical energy generation, conversion and storage, power converters, power semiconductors
Dr. Bertrand DutoitApplied Superconductivity Groupapplied superconductivity, FEM modelling, HTS characterization, electric grid, fault current limiter
Prof. Mario PaoloneDistributed Electrical Systems Laboratorypower systems, smart grids, distributed generation and storage, optimal control, distributed monitoring

Wireless Communications, Electromagnetics and Wave Phenomena

Prof. Hatice AltugBionanophotonic Systems LaboratoryBio-nanophotonics, nano-optics, lab-on-a-chip systems, optical nanoantennas, metamaterials, 2D materials, micro/nanofabrication, microfluidics
Prof. Camille BrèsPhotonic Systems Laboratorylight conversion and amplification, thulium/fluoride fiber-based sources, mid-infrared waveguides and devices, all-optical Nyquist communication
Prof. Andreas BurgTelecommunications Circuits LaboratoryVLSI signal processing, pow-power digital VLSI, wireless communication systems, signal processing for communication, embedded systems
Prof. Edoardo CharbonQuantum Architecture Groupsingle photon detection, electronic design, image sensor architectures, biomedical applications, time-of-flight and ranging
Prof. Catherine DehollainRadiofrequency Integrated Circuit Groupremote powering and data communication dedicated to telecoms and biomedical applications, RF wireless communications of sensor nodes, remotely powered sensor nodes, radio frequency identification systems (RFID)
Prof. Romain FleuryProf. Fleury Groupwave phenomena, metamaterials, topological insulators, non-Hermitian wave devices, non-reciprocal systems, electromagnetics, acoustics, nanophotonics, metasurfaces, spoof plasmon polaritons
Prof. Tobias KippenbergLaboratory of Photonics and Quantum Measurementscavity quantum optomechanics, chipscale optical frequency combs, nanomechanical transducers, superconducting sensors, quantum limited optomechanical devices
Prof. Christophe MoserLaboratory of Applied Photonics Devicesmicroscopy, digital holography, imaging with fibers, near-the-eye displays
Prof. Demetri PsaltisOptics Laboratorybiological imaging, optofluidics
Prof. Farhad Rachidi-HaeriElectromagnetic Compatibility Laboratoryelectromagnetic compatibility, lightning, high power electromagnetics, transients in power systems, electromagnetic time reversal
Prof. Anja SkrivervikMicrowave and Antenna Groupcompact antennas, antennas for W-BAN, microwaves sensors, periodic structures in electromagnetics, mm-wave antennas