EDIC Affiliated Labs & Research Areas

These are the EDIC affiliated faculty members clustered by research area. The middle column shows the laboratory name and the school they belong to (IC = Computer and Communication Sciences, STI = Engineering, ENAC = Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering, SB = Basic Sciences, CDH = College of Humanities, CDM = College of Management of Technology).


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IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Abbé, Emmanuel Mathematical Data Science (SB/IC) information theory, statistics, machine learning, algorithms
Bosselut, Antoine (fall 2021) (IC) natural language processing, machine learning, knowledge representations, computational reasoning, commonsense modeling, artificial intelligence
Boulic, Ronan Immersive Interaction (IC) virtual reality, full-body interactions, motion modelling, virtual humans, interactive optimization
Faltings, Boi Artificial Intelligence (IC) artificial intelligence, software agents, constraint programming, computational game theory, service-oriented computing
Flammarion, Nicolas Theory of Machine Learning (IC) machine learning, optimization, statistics, algorithms, learning theory
Fua, Pascal Computer Vision (IC) shape and motion from images, brain imagery analysis, augmented reality
Gerstner, Wulfram Computational Neuroscience (SV/IC) computational neuroscience, models of biological systems, learning, spiking neuron models, spike-timing dependent plasticity
Grossglauser, Matthias Information and Network Dynamics (IC) data analytics, machine learning, network science
Jaggi, Martin Machine Learning and Optimization (IC) machine learning, optimization, learning algorithms, systems for machine learning, text understanding
Käser, Tanja Digital Vocation, Educational and Training (IC) digital vocational education, educational data mining, student modeling, knowledge representation, simulations
Kermarrec, Anne-Marie Scalable Computing Systems (IC) systems, distributed systems, systems for machine learning, recommenders, data management
Pauly, Mark Geometric Computing Laboratory (IC) geometry processing, computer graphics, digital fabrication, optimization, computational design, architectural geometry
Pu Faltings, Pearl Human-Computer Interaction (IC) user preference elicitation, preference-based search, e-commerce, social web, user review systems, recommender systems, human-computer interaction, intelligent user interfaces, information visualization
Süsstrunk, Sabine Image and Visual Representation (IC) computational photography, computational imaging, color computer vision, color image processing, computational aesthetics
West, Robert Data Science (IC) data science, data mining, network analysis, machine learning, linguistics
Zamir, Amir Visual Intelligence and Learning (IC) computer vision, machine learning, perception-for-robotics, transfer/self-supervised/unsupervised learning, 3D vision, artificial intelligence
Zdeborava, Lenka Statistical Physics of Computation (SB/IC) statistical physics, machine learning, deep learning theory, statistical inference, high-dimensional statistics, graphical models, signal processing theory
Courtesy & non-IC EDIC Affiliated Faculty
Alahi, Alexandre Visual Intelligence for Transportation (ENAC) transportation and mobility, socially-aware artificial intelligence, computer vision, machine learning, deep learning, human-robot interaction, ambient intelligence
Boumal, Nicolas Chair of Continuous Optimization (SB) optimization, geometry, statistics, numerical analysis
Cevher, Volkan Information and Inference Systems (STI) machine learning, optimization, signal processing theory, information theory, statistics
Filipovic, Damir Quantitative Finance (CDM) quantitative finance, applied probability, machine learning
Hongler, Clément Statistical Field Theory (SB) neural networks, learning theory, probability, mathematical physics, statistical mechanics
Ijspeert, Auke Biorobotics (STI) robotics, computational neuroscience, numerical simulation, learning/optimization algorithms, nonlinear dynamical systems
Kaplan, Frédéric Digital Humanities (CDH) digital humanities, digital studies, historical geographical information systems, big data, text mining, interaction design, information visualization, digital museography, digital publishing
Kiyavash, Negar Chair of Business Analytics (CDM) data science, machine learning, statistics
Mathis, Alexander Computational neuroscience & AI (SV) computational/theoretical neuroscience, models of biological systems, learning, computer vision, machine learning, artificial intelligence, behavior 
Martinoli, Alcherio Distributed Intelligent Systems and Algorithms (ENAC) collective/swarm intelligence, distributed/embedded/real-time systems, sensor/actuator networks, multi-robot systems, distributed control
Rohrmeier, Martin Digital and Cognitive Musicology (CDH) music cognition and empirical musicology, cognitive perspectives on music and language, implicit learning and knowledge, computational modelling and corpus analysis, music theory and analysis, philosophy of music
Sayed, Ali H. Adaptive Systems (STI) adaptation and learning theories, statistical inference, distributed optimization, network and data sciences, biologically-inspired designs
Shoaran, Mahsa Integrated Neurotechnologies (STI) neural interfaces, low-power integrated circuits, edge machine learning, neurotechnology, neural signal processing and machine learning, brain-machine interfaces
IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Abbé, Emmanuel Mathematical Data Science (SB/IC) information theory, statistics, machine learning, algorithms
Flammarion, Nicolas Theory of Machine Learning (IC) machine learning, optimization, statistics, algorithms, learning theory
Göös, Mika (IC) computational complexity theory, communication complexity, circuit complexity, proof complexity
Guerraoui, Rachid Distributed Computing (IC) distributed computing, algorithms for mobile/sensor networks, fundamental limitations of distributed computing models
Jaggi, Martin Machine Learning and Optimization (IC) machine learning, optimization, learning algorithms, systems for machine learning, text understanding
Kapralov, Michael Algorithms and Theoretical Computer Science (IC) algorithm design, sublinear algorithms, sketching, streaming, sparse recovery
Koch, Christoph Data Analysis Theory and Applications (IC) data analysis, data management, database systems, database theory, logic, computational complexity theory, programming language theory, computer algebra
Svensson, Ola Theory of Computation (IC) algorithm design, approximability, complexity theory, discrete optimization
Zdeborava, Lenka Statistical Physics of Computation (SB/IC) statistical physics, machine learning, deep learning theory, statistical inference, high-dimensional statistics, graphical models, signal processing theory
Courtesy & non-IC EDIC Affiliated Faculty
Alahi, Alexandre Visual Intelligence for Transportation (ENAC) transportation & mobility, socially-aware artificial intelligence, computer vision, machine learning, deep learning, human-robot interaction, ambient intelligence
Boumal, Nicolas Chair of Continuous Optimization (SB) optimization, geometry, statistics, numerical analysis
Cevher, Volkan Information and Inference Systems (STI) machine learning, optimization, signal processing theory, information theory, statistics
Eisenbrand, Friedrich Discrete Optimization (SB) combinatorial optimization, computational geometry, complexity, approximation algorithms
Kiyavash, Negar Chair of Business Analytics (CDM) data science, machine learning, statistics
IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Ailamaki, Anastasia Data-Intensive Applications and Systems (IC) database management systems, scientific applications, computer architecture
De Micheli, Giovanni  Integrated Systems (STI/IC) micro-electronics, VLSI, embedded systems, CAD, nanotechnology, lab on chip
Falsafi, Babak Parallel Systems Architecture (IC) computer architecture, manycore processors, sustainable computer systems, design for dark silicon
Ienne, Paolo Processor Architecture (IC) customizable embedded processors, reconfigurable computing, self-calibrating design, computer arithmetic, on-chip multiprocessing, networks-on-chip
Kashyap, Sanidhya (fall 2020) (IC) operating systems, virtualization, file systems, parallel computing, software testing, fuzzing, distributed systems, computer architecture, data analytics
Larus, James  Very Large Scale Computing (IC) programming languages and tools, resilient software, cloud computing, large-scale computer systems, computer architecture
Odersky, Martin Programming Methods (IC) programming languages and tools, compilers, static analysis, type systems, Scala
Non-IC EDIC Affiliated Faculty
Burg, Andreas Telecommunications Circuits (STI) telecommunication, wireless communication, circuits and systems, VLSI
Shoaran, Mahsa Integrated Neurotechnologies (STI) neural interfaces, low-power integrated circuits, edge machine learning, neurotechnology, neural signal processing and machine learning, brain-machine interfaces
IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Gastpar, Michael Information in Networked Systems (IC) information theory, signal processing, computational/theoretical neuroscience
Gerstner, Wulfram Computational Neuroscience (SV/IC) computational neuroscience, models of biological systems, learning, spiking neuron models, spike-timing dependent plasticity
Salathé, Marcel Digital Epidemiology (SV/IC) digital epidemiology, network analysis, machine learning, big data analytics, complex systems modeling
Non-IC EDIC Affiliated Faculty
Ijspeert, Auke Biorobotics (STI) robotics, computational neuroscience, numerical simulation, learning/optimization algorithms, nonlinear dynamical systems
Mathis, Alexander Computational Neuroscience & AI (SV) computational/theoretical neuroscience, models of biological systems, learning, computer vision, machine learning, artificial intelligence, behavior 
IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Aberer, Karl Distributed Information Systems (IC) data integration, peer-to-peer systems, world wide web, sensor data management
Ailamaki, Anastasia Data-Intensive Applications and Systems (IC) database management systems, scientific applications, computer architecture
Bosselut, Antoine (fall 2021) (IC) natural language processing, machine learning, knowledge representations, computational reasoning, commonsense modeling, artificial intelligence
Grossglauser, Matthias Information & Network Dynamics (IC) data analytics, machine learning, network science
Kermarrec, Anne-Marie  Scalable Computing Systems (IC) systems, distributed systems, systems for machine learning, recommenders, data management
Koch, Christoph Data Analysis Theory & Applications (IC) data analysis, data management, database systems, database theory, logic, computational complexity theory, programming language theory, computer algebra
Pu Faltings, Pearl Human-Computer Interaction (IC) user preference elicitation, preference-based search, e-commerce, social web, user review systems, recommender systems, human-computer interaction, intelligent user interfaces, information visualization
Salathé, Marcel Digital Epidemiology (SV/IC) digital epidemiology, network analysis, machine learning, big data analytics, complex systems modeling
Troncoso, Carmela Security and Privacy Engineering (IC) privacy, computer security problems, building privacy-preserving systems, quantifying private information, improving privacy properties in decentralized systems, anonymous communications and attribute based credentials, genomic privacy
West, Robert Data Science (IC) data science, data mining, network analysis, machine learning, linguistics
Non-IC EDIC Affiliated Faculty
Gillet, Denis Coordination and Interaction Systems (STI) web-based interaction systems, optimal coordination systems, smart devices
Rohrmeier, Martin Digital and Cognitive Musicology (CDH) music cognition and empirical musicology, cognitive perspectives on music and language, implicit learning and knowledge, computational modeling and corpus analysis, music theory and analysis, philosophy of music
IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Boulic, Ronan Immersive Interaction (IC) virtual reality, full-body interactions, motion modelling, virtual humans, interactive optimization
Fua, Pascal Computer Vision (IC) shape and motion from images, brain imagery analysis, augmented reality
Jakob, Wenzel Realistic Graphics (IC) image synthesis, rendering, appearance modeling, computer graphics
Pauly, Mark Geometric Computing Laboratory (IC) geometry processing, computer graphics, digital fabrication, optimization, computational design, architectural geometry
Süsstrunk, Sabine Image & Visual Representation (IC) computational photography, computational imaging, color computer vision, color image processing, computational aesthetics
Zamir, Amir Visual Intelligence & Learning (IC) computer vision, machine learning, perception-for-robotics, transfer/self-supervised/unsupervised learning, 3D vision, artificial intelligence
Courtesy & Non-IC EDIC Affiliated Faculty
Alahi, Alexandre Visual Intelligence for Transportation (ENAC) transportation and mobility, socially-aware artificial intelligence, computer vision, machine learning, deep learning, human-robot interaction, ambient intelligence
Kaplan, Frédéric Digital Humanities (CDH) digital humanities, digital studies, historical geographical information systems, big data, text mining, interaction design, information visualization, digital museography, digital publishing
Mattavelli, Marco Multimedia (STI) multimedia systems engineering, digital system analysis and modeling, design space exploration and implementation methodologies
Merminod, Bertrand Geodetic Engineering (ENAC) satellite positioning, Kalman filtering, registration of pushbroom imagery, calibration of hyperspectral images
IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Bosselut, Antoine (fall 2021) (IC) natural language processing, machine learning, knowledge representations, computational reasoning, commonsense modeling, artificial intelligence
Boulic, Ronan Immersive Interaction (IC) virtual reality, full-body interactions, motion modelling, virtual humans, interactive optimization
Dillenbourg, Pierre Computer-Human Interaction in Learning and Instruction (IC) computer-supported collaborative work/learning (CSCW/CSCL), human-computer interaction (HCI) eye tracking, tabletop, tangible, paper computing, educational technologies
Huang, Jeffrey Media and Design (ENAC/IC) design thinking, parametric design, interactive space, smart buildings, smart cities, digital architecture, experience design
Käser, Tanja Digital Vocation, Education and Training (IC) digital vocational education, educational data mining, student modeling, knowledge representation, simulations
Pauly, Mark Geometric Computing Laboratory (IC) geometry processing, computer graphics, digital fabrication, optimization, computational design, architectural geometry
Pu Faltings, Pearl Human-Computer Interaction (IC) user preference elicitation, preference-based search, e-commerce, social web, user review systems, recommender systems, human computer interaction, intelligent user interfaces, information visualization
Süsstrunk, Sabine Image and Visual Representation (IC) computational photography, computational imaging, color computer vision, color image processing, computational aesthetics
West, Robert Data Science (IC) data science, data mining, network analysis, machine learning, linguistics
Non-IC EDIC Affiliated Faculty
Alahi, Alexandre Visual Intelligence for Transportation (ENAC) transportation and mobility, socially-aware artificial intelligence, computer vision, machine learning, deep learning, human-robot interaction, ambient intelligence
Gillet, Denis Coordination and Interaction  Systems (STI) web-based interaction systems, optimal coordination systems, smart devices
Rohrmeier, Martin Digital and Cognitive Musicology (CDH) music cognition and empirical musicology, cognitive perspectives on music and language, implicit learning and knowledge, computational modelling and corpus analysis, music theory and analysis, philosophy of music
Shoaran, Mahsa Integrated Neurotechnologies (STI) neural interfaces, low-power integrated circuits, edge machine learning, neurotechnology, neural signal processing and machine learning, brain-machine interfaces
IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Abbé, Emmanuel Mathematical Data Science (SB/IC) information theory, statistics, machine learning, algorithms
Gastpar, Michael Information in Networked Systems (IC) information theory, signal processing, computational/theoretical neuroscience
Lévêque, Olivier Information Theory (IC) wireless communications, wireless networks, random matrices
Macris, Nicolas Communication Theory (IC) coding, graphical models, statistical mechanics methods
Rimoldi, Bixio Mobile Communications (IC) wireless communication, neuroscience, software-defined-radio, information theory
Telatar, Emre Information Theory (IC) Information Theory
Thiran, Patrick Information and Network Dynamics (IC) fundamentals of networking, wireless ad hoc and sensor networks, self-organization, random complex networks
Urbanke, Rüdiger Communication Theory (IC) information theory, coding, communications, graphical models
Vetterli, Martin Audiovisual Communications (IC) mathematical signal processing, distributed signal processing and communication, image processing, audio processing, auditory perception
Zdeborava, Lenka Statistical Physics of Computation (SB/IC) statistical physics, machine learning, deep learning theory, statistical inference, high-dimensional statistics, graphical models, signal processing theory
Non-IC EDIC Affiliated Faculty
Burg, Andreas Telecommunications Circuits (STI) telecommunication, wireless communication, circuits and systems, VLSI
Cevher, Volkan Information and Inference Systems (STI) machine learning, optimization, signal processing theory, information theory, statistics
Kiyavash, Negar Chair of Business Analytics (CDM) data science, machine learning, statistics
Sayed, Ali H. Adaptive Systems (STI) adaptation and learning theories, statistical inference, distributed optimization, network and data sciences, biologically-inspired designs
IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Argyraki, Katerina Network Architecture (IC) network architecture, network debugging, denial of service, programmable routers
Bugnion, Edouard Data Center Systems (IC) computer systems, data center infrastructure and networking, operating systems, virtualization
Ford, Bryan Decentralized and Distributed Systems (IC) parallel and distributing computing, privacy-preserving technologies, internet architecture
Grossglauser, Matthias Information and Network Dynamics (IC) data analytics, machine learning, network science
Hubaux, Jean-Pierre Data Security (IC) privacy protection, information security, mobile networking, data protection in personalized health, non-cooperative behavior
Kashyap, Sanidhya (fall 2020) (IC) operating systems, virtualization, file systems, parallel computing, software testing, fuzzing, distributed systems, computer architecture, data analytics
Le Boudec, Jean-Yves Computer Communications and Applications 2 (IC) performance evaluation, wireless networking, optimization and modeling of energy savings
Rimoldi, Bixio Mobile Communications (IC) wireless communication, neuroscience, software-defined-radio, information theory
Salathé, Marcel Digital Epidemiology (SV/IC) digital epidemiology, network analysis, machine learning, big data analytics, complex systems modeling
Thiran, Patrick Information and Network Dynamics (IC) fundamentals of networking, wireless ad hoc and sensor networks, self-organization, random complex networks
Non-IC EDIC Affiliated Faculty
Burg, Andreas Telecommunications Circuits (STI) telecommunication, wireless communication, circuits and systems, VLSI
Frossard, Pascal Signal Processing 4 (STI) image and video and 3D representation, image analysis, distributed signal processing, camera networks, multimedia communications
Paolone, Mario Distributed Electrical Systems (STI) power systems, smart grids, energy storage systems, situational awareness, optimal planning and control
IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Candea, George Dependable Systems (IC) system security, operating systems, distributed systems, embedded systems, software reliability, software verification and certification
Guerraoui, Rachid Distributed Computing (IC) distributed computing, algorithms for mobile/sensor networks, fundamental limitations of distributed computing models
Koch, Christoph Data Analysis Theory and Applications (IC) data analysis, data management, database systems, database theory, logic, computational complexity theory, programming language theory, computer algebra
Kuncak, Viktor Automated Reasoning and Analysis (IC) formal verification, automated reasoning, programming languages
Larus, James  Very Large Scale Computing (IC) programming languages and tools, resilient software, cloud computing, large-scale computer systems, computer architecture
Odersky, Martin Programming Methods (IC) programming languages and tools, compilers, static analysis, type systems, Scala
Payer, Mathias HexHive (IC) software security, system security, software testing, mitigation, sanitization, fuzzing, compiler-based defenses, binary analysis
IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Candea, George Dependable Systems (IC) system security, operating systems, distributed systems, embedded systems, software reliability, software verification and certification
Ford, Bryan Decentralized and Distributed Systems (IC) parallel and distributing computing, privacy-preserving technologies, internet architecture
Hubaux, Jean-Pierre Data Security (IC) privacy protection, information security, mobile networking, data protection in personalized health, non-cooperative behavior
Kashyap, Sanidhya (fall 2020) (IC) operating systems, virtualization, file systems, parallel computing, software testing, fuzzing, distributed systems, computer architecture, data analytics
Lenstra, Arjen Cryptologic Algorithms (IC) algorithmic number theory, integer factorization, number field sieve, efficient arithmetic, lattice reduction, hash functions, information security
Payer, Mathias HexHive (IC) software security, system security, software testing, mitigation, sanitization, fuzzing, compiler-based defenses, binary analysis
Troncoso, Carmela Security and Privacy Engineering (IC) privacy, computer security problems, building privacy-preserving systems, quantifying private information, improving privacy properties in decentralized systems, anonymous communications and attribute based credentials, genomic privacy
Vaudenay, Serge Security and Cryptography (IC)
cryptography, communication security, wireless security, algorithmics, number theory
IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Fua, Pascal Computer Vision (IC) shape and motion from images, brain imagery analysis, augmented reality
Gastpar, Michael Information in Networked Systems (IC) information theory, signal processing, computational/theoretical neuroscience
Jakob, Wenzel Realistic Graphics (IC) image synthesis, rendering, appearance modeling, computer graphics
Süsstrunk, Sabine Image and Visual Representation (IC) computational photography, computational imaging, color computer vision, color image processing, computational aesthetics
Vetterli, Martin Audiovisual Communications (IC) mathematical signal processing, distributed signal processing and communication, image processing, audio processing, auditory perception
Zamir, Amir Visual Intelligence & Learning (IC) computer vision, machine learning, perception-for-robotics, transfer/self-supervised/unsupervised learning, 3D vision, artificial intelligence
Zdeborava, Lenka Statistical Physics of Computation (SB/IC) statistical physics, machine learning, deep learning theory, statistical inference, high-dimensional statistics, graphical models, signal processing theory
Courtesy & non-IC EDIC Affiliated Faculty
Alahi, Alexandre Visual Intelligence for Transportation (ENAC) transportation and mobility, socially-aware artificial intelligence, computer vision, machine learning, deep learning, human-robot interaction, ambient intelligence
Cevher, Volkan Information and Inference Systems (STI) machine learning, optimization, signal processing theory, information theory, statistics
Frossard, Pascal Signal Processing 4 (STI) image and video and 3D representation, image analysis, distributed signal processing, camera networks, multimedia communications
Mathis, Alexander Computational Neuroscience & AI (SV) computational/theoretical neuroscience, models of biological systems, learning, computer vision, machine learning, artificial intelligence, behavior 
Merminod, Bertrand Geodetic Engineering (ENAC) satellite positioning, Kalman filtering, registration of pushbroom imagery, calibration of hyperspectral images
Sayed, Ali H. Adaptive Systems (STI) adaptation and learning theories, statistical inference, distributed optimization, network and data sciences, biologically-inspired designs
Shoaran, Mahsa Integrated Neurotechnologies (STI) neural interfaces, low-power integrated circuits, edge machine learning, neurotechnology, neural signal processing and machine learning, brain-machine interfaces
Vandergheynst,   Pierre Signal Processing 2 (STI) signal processing, high-dimensional data analysis, harmonic analysis, image processing
IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Ailamaki, Anastasia Data-Intensive Applications and Systems (IC) database management systems, scientific applications, computer architecture
Argyraki, Katerina Network Architecture (IC) network architecture, network debugging, denial of service, programmable routers
Bugnion, Edouard Data Center Systems (IC) computer systems, data center infrastructure and networking, operating systems, virtualization
Candea, George Dependable Systems (IC) system security, operating systems, distributed systems, embedded systems, software reliability, software verification and certification
Falsafi, Babak Parallel Systems Architecture (IC) computer architecture, manycore processors, sustainable computer systems, design for dark silicon
Ford, Bryan Decentralized and Distributed Systems (IC) parallel and distributing computing, privacy-preserving technologies, internet architecture
Guerraoui, Rachid Distributed Computing (IC) distributed computing, algorithms for mobile/sensor networks, fundamental limitations of distributed computing models
Jaggi, Martin Machine Learning and Optimization (IC) machine learning, optimization, learning algorithms, systems for machine learning, text understanding
Kashyap, Sanidhya (fall 2020) (IC) operating systems, virtualization, file systems, parallel computing, software testing, fuzzing, distributed systems, computer architecture, data analytics
Kermarrec, Anne-Marie Scalable Computing Systems (IC) systems, distributed systems, systems for machine learning, recommenders, data management
Koch, Christoph Data Analysis Theory & Applications (IC) data analysis, data management, database systems, database theory, logic, computational complexity theory, programming language theory, computer algebra
Larus, James Very Large Scale Computing (IC) programming languages and tools, resilient software, cloud computing, large-scale computer systems, computer architecture
Odersky, Martin Programming Methods (IC) programming languages and tools, compilers, static analysis, type systems, Scala
Payer, Mathias HexHive (IC) software security, system security, software testing, mitigation, sanitization, fuzzing, compiler-based defenses, binary analysis
Wegmann, Alain Systemic Modeling (IC) requirement engineering, enterprise architecture, business process modeling, business planning, system modeling
Non-IC EDIC Affiliated Faculty
Burg, Andreas Telecommunications Circuits (STI) telecommunication, wireless communication, circuits and systems, VLSI
Shoaran, Mahsa Integrated Neurotechnologies (STI) neural interfaces, low-power integrated circuits, edge machine learning, neurotechnology, neural signal processing and machine learning, brain-machine interfaces
Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Dutoit, Bertrand Applied Superconductivity (IC) applied superconductivity, FEM modelling, HTS characterization