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
Decotignie, Jean-Dominique Systemic Modeling (IC) wireless sensor networks, real-time systems, real-time communications, reconfigurable computing, industrial communications
Guerraoui, Rachid Distributed Computing (IC) distributed computing, algorithms for mobile/sensor networks, fundamental limitations of distributed computing models
Jaggi, Martin Machine Learning & Optimization (IC) machine learning, optimization, learning algorithms, systems for machine learning, text understanding
Kapralov, Michael Algorithms & Theoretical Computer Science (IC) algorithm design, sublinear algorithms, sketching, streaming, sparse recovery
Koch, Christoph Data Analysis Theory & Applications (IC) data analysis, data management, database systems, database theory, logic, computational complexity theory, programming language theory, computer algebra
Shokrollahi, Amin Algorithmics (IC) coding theory, complexity theory, algorithm design, computational algebra, computational number theory
Svensson, Ola Theory of Computation 2 (IC) algorithm design, approximability, complexity theory, discrete optimization
Wegmann, Alain Systemic Modeling (IC) requirement engineering, enterprise architecture, business process modeling, business planning, system modeling
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
Cevher, Volkan Information and Inference Systems (STI) machine learning, optimization, signal processing theory, information theory, statistics
Eisenbrand, Friedrich Optimization Group (SB) combinatorial optimization, computational geometry, complexity, approximation algorithms
IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Abbé, Emmanuel Mathematical Data Science (SB/IC) information theory, statistics, machine learning, algorithms
Boulic, Ronan Immersive Interaction Group (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
Fua, Pascal Computer Vision (IC) shape and motion from images, brain imagery analysis, augmented reality
Gerstner, Wulfram Computational Neuroscience (IC) computational neuroscience, models of biological systems, learning, spiking neuron models, spike-timing dependent plasticity
Grossglauser, Matthias Information & Network Dynamics Group (IC) data analytics, machine learning, network science
Jaggi, Martin Machine Learning & Optimization (IC) machine learning, optimization, learning algorithms, systems for machine learning, text understanding
Pauly, Mark Computer Graphics and Geometry (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
Rajman, Martin Artificial Intelligence (IC) artificial intelligence, computational linguistics, data-driven probabilistic machine learning
Süsstrunk, Sabine Images & 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
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
Filipovic, Damir Swiss Finance Institute (CDM) quantitative finance, applied probability, machine learning
Fleuret, François IDIAP Research Institute (STI) machine learning, computer vision, pattern recognition, object detection, tracking
Floreano, Dario Intelligent Systems (STI) evolutionary computation, insect-inspired vision, human-robot interaction, flying robots, wearable robots, soft robots
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
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 Lab (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 Laboratory (STI) adaptation and learning theories, statistical inference, distributed optimization, network and data sciences, biologically-inspired designs
IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Ailamaki, Anastasia Data-Intensive Applications and Systems (IC) database management systems, scientific applications, computer architecture
Carrara, Sandro  Integrated Systems (IC) bio-interfaces, lab-on-a-chip, bio/CMOS co-design, micro-&-nano systems, Android interfaces, imagers, image processing, embedded systems
De Micheli, Giovanni  Integrated Systems (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
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 Telecommunication Circuits (STI) telecommunication, wireless communication, circuits and systems, VLSI
IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Gastpar, Michael Information in Networked Systems (IC) information theory, signal processing, computational/theoretical neuroscience
Gerstner, Wulfram Computational Neuroscience (IC) computational neuroscience, models of biological systems, learning, spiking neuron models, spike-timing dependent plasticity
Salathé, Marcel Salathelab (SV) 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
IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Aberer, Karl Distributed Information Systems (IC) peer-to-peer data management, sensor data management, semantic Web and interoperability, trust and privacy
Ailamaki, Anastasia Data-Intensive Applications and Systems (IC) database management systems, scientific applications, computer architecture
Grossglauser, Matthias Information & Network Dynamics Group (IC) data analytics, machine learning, network science
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 Salathelab (SV) digital epidemiology, network analysis, machine learning, big data analytics, complex systems modeling
Troncoso, Carmela Security & Privacy Engineering Lab (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 Distributed Interaction Systems (STI) web-based interaction systems, optimal coordination systems, smart devices
Rohrmeier, Martin Digital and Cognitive Musicology Lab (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 Group (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 Computer Graphics and Geometry (IC) geometry processing, computer graphics, digital fabrication, optimization, computational design, architectural geometry
Süsstrunk, Sabine Images & Visual Representation (IC) computational photography, computational imaging, color computer vision, color image processing, computational aesthetics
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 Topographic Systems (ENAC) satellite positioning, Kalman filtering, registration of pushbroom imagery, calibration of hyperspectral images
Skaloud, Jan Topographic Systems (ENAC) kinematic positioning, mobile mapping, satellite and inertial navigation, sensor integration and calibration, direct georeferencing
IC Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Boulic, Ronan Immersive Interaction Group (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 Design and Media (IC) design theory, design thinking, interactive architecture, smart workspaces, e-education, gaming, domotics, information architecture, datascapes, 3-D information
Pauly, Mark Computer Graphics and Geometry (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 Images & 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
Fleuret, François IDIAP Research Institute (STI) machine learning, computer vision, pattern recognition, object detection, tracking
Gillet, Denis Coordination and Distributed Interaction Systems (STI) web-based interaction systems, optimal coordination systems, smart devices
Rohrmeier, Martin Digital and Cognitive Musicology Lab (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
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
Shokrollahi, Amin Algorithmics (IC) coding theory, complexity theory, algorithm design, computational algebra, computational number theory
Telatar, Emre Information Theory (IC) Information Theory
Thiran, Patrick Information & Network Dynamics Group (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
Non-IC EDIC Affiliated Faculty
Burg, Andreas Telecommunication 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
Sayed, Ali H. Adaptive Systems Laboratory (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
Decotignie, Jean-Dominique Systemic Modeling (IC) wireless sensor networks, real-time systems, real-time communications, reconfigurable computing, industrial communications
Ford, Bryan Decentralized and Distributed Systems (IC) parallel and distributing computing, privacy-preserving technologies, internet architecture
Grossglauser, Matthias Information & Network Dynamics Group (IC) data analytics, machine learning, network science
Hubaux, Jean-Pierre Computer Communications and Applications 1 (IC) privacy/security in mobile/wireless networks, non-cooperative behavior, game theory
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 Salathelab (SV) digital epidemiology, network analysis, machine learning, big data analytics, complex systems modeling
Thiran, Patrick Information & Network Dynamics Group (IC) fundamentals of networking, wireless ad hoc and sensor networks, self-organization, random complex networks
Non-IC EDIC Affiliated Faculty
Burg, Andreas Telecommunication 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
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 & 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) synthesis, analysis and verification of software and hardware, automated reasoning and constraint solving, programming languages, formal methods, software engineering
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 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 Computer Communications and Applications 1 (IC) privacy/security in mobile/wireless networks, non-cooperative behavior, game theory
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
Shokrollahi, Amin Algorithmics (IC) coding theory, complexity theory, algorithm design, computational algebra, computational number theory
Troncoso, Carmela Security & Privacy Engineering Lab (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 Images 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
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
Fleuret, François IDIAP Research Institute (STI) machine learning, computer vision, pattern recognition, object detection, tracking
Frossard, Pascal Signal Processing 4 (STI) image and video and 3D representation, image analysis, distributed signal processing, camera networks, multimedia communications
Merminod, Bertrand Topographic Systems (ENAC) satellite positioning, Kalman filtering, registration of pushbroom imagery, calibration of hyperspectral images
Sayed, Ali H. Adaptive Systems Laboratory (STI) adaptation and learning theories, statistical inference, distributed optimization, network and data sciences, biologically-inspired designs
Skaloud, Jan Topographic Systems (ENAC) kinematic positioning, mobile mapping, satellite and inertial navigation, sensor integration and calibration, direct georeferencing
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 & Optimization (IC) machine learning, optimization, learning algorithms, systems for machine learning, text understanding
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
Zwaenepoel, Willy Operating Systems (IC) operating systems, distributed systems, computer systems
Non-IC EDIC Affiliated Faculty
Burg, Andreas Telecommunication Circuits (STI) telecommunication, wireless communication, circuits and systems, VLSI
Faculty Laboratory Research Interests
Dutoit, Bertrand Applied Superconductivity (IC) applied superconductivity, FEM modelling, HTS characterization
Maddocks, John Computation and Visualization in Mathematics and Mechanics (SB) biocomputing, DNA, scientific visualization