Directeurs de Thèse et Domaines de Recherche

Research in EDEE covers the following broad categories:

Micro/Nano electronics, circuits, systems and computer engineering

Prof. Hatice Altug Bionanophotonic Systems Laboratory Bio-nanophotonics, nano-optics, lab-on-a-chip systems, optical nanoantennas, metamaterials, 2D materials, micro/nanofabrication, microfluidics
Prof. Kamiar Aminian Laboratory of Movement Analysis and Measurement wearable systems, assistive devices, biomechanics, instrumentation, health monitoring
Prof. David Atienza Alonso Embedded Systems Laboratory multi-processor system-on-chip (MPSoC) design and optimization, low power embedded systems, smart body sensing systems, data center designs
Dr. Giovanni Boero Microsystems Laboratory 1 nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), electron spin resonance (ESR), RF electronics, microwaves electronics
Dr. Danick Briand Soft Transducers Laboratory Biodegradable Microsystems, Flexible and Printed Electronics, MEMS, Energy Harvesting, Smart Sensing Systems
Prof. Andreas Burg Telecommunications Circuits Laboratory VLSI signal processing, pow-power digital VLSI, wireless communication systems, signal processing for communication, embedded systems
Dr. Sandro Carrara Integrated Systems Laboratory

Circuits 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 Charbon Quantum Architecture Group single photon detection, electronic design, image sensor architectures, biomedical applications, time-of-flight and ranging
Prof. Giovanni De Micheli Integrated Systems Laboratory CAD, EDA, nanoelectronics, VLSI, biosensors
Prof. Catherine Dehollain Radiofrequency Integrated Circuit Group remote 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 Enz Integrated Circuits Laboratory Low-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 Gruetter Laboratory of Functional and Metabolic Imaging magnetic resonance, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, radiofrequency resonant circuits, tomography, neurosciences
Prof. Carlotta Guiducci Swiss-up engineering Chair – Laboratory of Life Sciences Electronics microsystems for bioanalytics, lab-on-chip devices, 3D integration technologies, semiconductor sensors, nucleic acids analytics, single-cell manipulation and analysis
Prof. Mihai Adrian Ionescu Nanoelectronic Devices Laboratory nanoelectronics, 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 Kis Nanoscale Electronics and Structures 2D materials, MoS2, nanoelectronics, nanodevices
Prof. Stephanie Lacour Laboratory for Soft Bioelectronic Interfaces stretchable electronics, soft microsystems, implantable electrodes, micro-nanofabrication
Prof. Yusuf Leblebici Microelectronic Systems Laboratory high-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 Martinoli Distributed Intelligent Systems and Algorithms Laboratory distributed robotic systems, sensor and actuators networks, intelligent vehicles, distributed intelligent systems, distributed cyber-physical systems
Prof. Elison Matioli Power and Wide-band-gap Electronics Research lab nanotechnology, nanostructures, GaN, semiconductors, electronics, devices, power
Dr. Marco Mattavelli Multimedia Group signal processing systems, dataflow programming, video coding systems, HEVC, HDTV and UHDTV systems, SW-HW co-designs
Prof. Christophe Moser Laboratory of Applied Photonics Devices microscopy, digital holography, imaging with fibers, near-the-eye displays
 Prof. Yves Perriard Integrated Actuators Laboratory Piezoelectric devices, electromagnetic fluid, contactless power transmission, microactuators, energy harvesting
Prof. Christian Piguet Processor Architecture Laboratory  Ultra-low power integrated circuits
Dr. Jean-Michel Sallèse Electronics compact modelling of multigate field effect transistor, organic field effect transistors, MMS based glucose sensor, modelling parasitic substrate current in IC’s
Dr. Alexandre Schmid Microelectronic Systems Laboratory biomedical circuits and systems, implantable circuits and systems, bioelectronic interfaces, neuromorphic and nonconventional processing systems, reliability of nanoelectronic systems
Prof. Herbert Shea Microsystems for Space Technologies Laboratory stretchable actuators, polymer MEMS, dielectric elastomer transducers, soft robotics
Prof. Vivek Subramanian Laboratory for Advanced Fabrication Technologies micro/nano fabrication, micro/nano manufacturing sciences, flexible and printed electronics, thin film devices, MEMS
Prof. Guillermo Villanueva Advanced Nems Group NEMS, MEMS, RF communications, resonators, sensors

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

Prof. Alexandre Alahi Visual Intelligence for Transportation artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, signal processing, human-robot interactions, deep learning, socially-aware transportation, computational mobility
Prof. Kamiar Aminian Laboratory of Movement Analysis and Measurement wearable systems, assistive devices, biomechanics, instrumentation, health monitoring
Prof. David Atienza Alonso Embedded Systems Laboratory multi-processor system-on-chip (MPSoC) design and optimization, low power embedded systems, smart body sensing systems, data center designs
Prof. Michel Bierlaire Transport and Mobility Laboratory operation research, behavorial models, transportation, optimization, simulation
Prof. Aude Billard Learning Algorithms and Systems Laboratory robotics, 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 Bourlard Idiap Research Institute speech and audio processing group multilingual speech recogntion, text-to-speech systems, speech coding, speaker modeling, microphone arrays
Prof. Volkan Cevher Laboratory for Information and Inference Systems machine learning, optimization, signal processing, information theory
Prof. Grégoire Courtine IRP Chair on Spinal Cord Repair Neuroprosthetics, Rehabilitation, Robotics, Neural Interfaces, Locomotion, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain-Computer Interfaces.
Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi Multimedia Signal Processing Group image compression, video compression, quality of experience, media security and privacy
Dr. Giancarlo Ferrari Trecate Automatic Control Laboratory automatic control, networked control systems, large-scale systems, control of smart grids, hybrid systems, machine learning.
Dr. François Fleuret Idiap Research Institute machine learning, pattern recognition, statistical modeling, computer vision
Prof. Dario Floreano Laboratory of Intelligent Systems Bio-inspired Robotics, bio-inspired artificial intelligence, computational Biology
Prof. Pascal Frossard Signal Processing Laboratory 4 image, 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 Fua Computer Vision Laboratory computer vision, augmented reality, biomedical imaging
Prof. Volker Gass  Swiss Space Center guidance navigation & control (GNC) for satellites, trajectory control, remote image reconstruction
Prof.. Daniel Gatica-Perez  Idiap Research Institute social computing group social computing, social media, ubiquitous computing, computational social science, machine learning
Prof. Nikolaos Geroliminis Urban Transport System Laboratory traffic flow modeling, clustering, optimization, control systems, transportation networks
Prof. Diego Ghezzi Neuro Engineering Laboratory – Medtronic Chair in Neuro Engineering retinal implants, optic nerve, microfabrication, organic bioelectronics, animal validation
Dr. Denis Gillet Coordination & Interaction Systems Group human-computer interaction, social media platforms, dynamic coordination systems, cyber physical systems, intelligent transportation systems
Prof. Rolf Gruetter Laboratory of Functional and Metabolic Imaging magnetic resonance, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, radiofrequency resonant circuits, tomography, neurosciences
Prof. Clément Hongler Chair of Statistical Field Theory probability, complex analysis, lattice models, field theories
Prof. Friedhelm Hummel Prof. Hummel Group clinical neuroengineering, brain stimulation, neuroimaging, neuroplasticity, learning, brain-machine interactions, stroke recovery, healthy aging
Prof. Auke Ijspeert Biorobotics Laboratory robotics, nonlinear control, dynamical systems, machine learning, computational neuroscience
Prof. Colin Jones Automatic Control Laboratory 3 predictive control, real-time optimization, computational geometry, smart grids, building control
Dr. Alireza Karimi Automatic Control Laboratory data-driven control systems, robust control, control of mechatronic systems, control of smart grids
Prof. Jean-Paul Kneib Laboratory of Astrophysics astrophysics, cosmology, optical spectroscopy, instrumentation, image processing, optimization
Prof. Daniel Kuhn Risk Analytics and Optimization Chair optimization, operations research, decision-making under uncertainty, machine learning
Prof. Yusuf Leblebici Microelectronic Systems Laboratory high-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 Martinoli Distributed Intelligent Systems and Algorithms Laboratory distributed robotic systems, sensor and actuators networks, intelligent vehicles, distributed intelligent systems, distributed cyber-physical systems
Dr. Marco Mattavelli Multimedia Group signal processing systems, dataflow programming, video coding systems, HEVC, HDTV and UHDTV systems, SW-HW co-designs
Prof. Silvestro Micera Translational Neural Engineering Laboratory neuroprosthetics, closed-loop control algorithms, neural signal processing, robotics
Prof. José del R. Millan Chair in Non-Invasive Brain-Machine Interface Brain-computer interfaces, neuroprosthetics, statistical machine learning, human-robot interaction, neuroscience
Dr. Jean-Marc Odobez Idiap Research Institute perception and activity understanding group computer vision, applied machine learning, multimodal interaction, behavior analysis
Prof. Jamie Paik Reconfigurable Robotics Lab soft electronics and components, embedded sensing and actuation system, modular system control and design tools
Prof. Pavan P Ramdya Neuroengineering Laboratory Ramdya neural signal processing, robotics, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, animal behavior
Prof. Ali H. Sayed Adaptative Systems Laboratory adaptation and learning theories, statistical inference, distributed optimization, network and data sciences, biologically-inspired designs
Prof. Sabine Süsstrunk Image and Visual Represenation Group information technologies, automatic control, signal, image and video processing
Prof. Jean-Philippe Thiran Signal Processing Laboratory 5 image processing, image analysis, medical imaging, computer vision, human-computer interactions
 Prof. Michael Unser Biomedical Imaging Group biomedical imaging, image processing and analysis, splines, wavelets, sparsity, inverse problems
Prof. Dimitri Van De Ville Medical Image Processing Lab signal processing, neuroimaging, network analysis, brain dynamic, computational brain function
Prof. Pierre Vandergheynst Signal Processing Laboratory 2 Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, Signal & Image Processing, Sparse Representations, Compressive Sensing, Signal processing on graphs and network
Dr. Jean-Marc Vesin Applied Signal Processing Group biomedical signal processing, cardiovascular signal analysis, instantaneous frequency tracking, nonlinear signal modeling
Prof. Martin Vetterli Audiovisual Communications laboratory mathematical signal processing, inverse problems regularized by sparsity, sampling theory, digital acoutics

Electrical Energy: Systems and Components

Dr. Rachid Cherkaoui Distributed Electrical Systems Laboratory power & distribution systems analysis and control, dynamic phenomena in power systems, modeling of new technologies, electricity market deregulation
Prof. Drazen Dujic Power Electronic Laboratory electrical energy generation, conversion and storage, power converters, power semiconductors
Dr. Bertrand Dutoit Applied Superconductivity Group applied superconductivity, FEM modelling, HTS characterization, electric grid, fault current limiter
Prof. Mario Paolone Distributed Electrical Systems Laboratory power systems, smart grids, distributed generation and storage, optimal control, distributed monitoring

Wireless Communications, Electromagnetics and Wave Phenomena

Prof. Hatice Altug Bionanophotonic Systems Laboratory Bio-nanophotonics, nano-optics, lab-on-a-chip systems, optical nanoantennas, metamaterials, 2D materials, micro/nanofabrication, microfluidics
Prof. Camille Brès Photonic Systems Laboratory light conversion and amplification, thulium/fluoride fiber-based sources, mid-infrared waveguides and devices, all-optical Nyquist communication
Prof. Andreas Burg Telecommunications Circuits Laboratory VLSI signal processing, pow-power digital VLSI, wireless communication systems, signal processing for communication, embedded systems
Prof. Edoardo Charbon Quantum Architecture Group single photon detection, electronic design, image sensor architectures, biomedical applications, time-of-flight and ranging
Prof. Catherine Dehollain Radiofrequency Integrated Circuit Group remote 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 Fleury Prof. Fleury Group wave phenomena, metamaterials, topological insulators, non-Hermitian wave devices, non-reciprocal systems, electromagnetics, acoustics, nanophotonics, metasurfaces, spoof plasmon polaritons
Prof. Tobias Kippenberg Laboratory of Photonics and Quantum Measurements cavity quantum optomechanics, chipscale optical frequency combs, nanomechanical transducers, superconducting sensors, quantum limited optomechanical devices
Prof. Christophe Moser Laboratory of Applied Photonics Devices microscopy, digital holography, imaging with fibers, near-the-eye displays
Prof. Demetri Psaltis Optics Laboratory biological imaging, optofluidics
Prof. Farhad Rachidi-Haeri Electromagnetic Compatibility Laboratory electromagnetic compatibility, lightning, high power electromagnetics, transients in power systems, electromagnetic time reversal
Prof. Anja Skrivervik Laboratory of Electromagnetics and Acoustics compact antennas, antennas for W-BAN, microwaves sensors, periodic structures in electromagnetics, mm-wave antennas