Maher Kayal received M.S. and Ph.D degrees in electrical engineering from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL, Switzerland) in 1983 and 1989 respectively. He has been with the Electronics laboratories of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL, Switzerland) since 1990, where he is currently a professor and director of the “Energy Management and Sustainability” section. He has published many scientific papers, coauthor of three text books dedicated to mixed-mode CMOS design and he holds seven patents. His technical contributions have been in the area of analog and Mixed-signal circuits design including highly linear and tunable sensors microsystems, signal processing and green energy management. M. Kayal is a recipient of the Swiss Ascom award in 1990 for the best work in telecommunication fields; He is Author and co-author of the following paper award in: ED&TC conference in 1997, IEEE-AQTR in 2006, Mixdes conference in 2007 & 2009, Power tech conference in 2009 and Poland Section IEEE ED Chapter special in 2011. Outstanding Paper Award‐ IEEE Mixdes 2013 and Premium Award in Electronics Letters journal in 2013. M. Kayal received in 2009 the Swiss credit award for best teaching,
Isabelle Buzzi is the secretary of the Electronics Laboratory.
François Krummenacher born in Lausanne, Switzerland, in 1955, François Krummenacher received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in 1979 and 1985 respectively.
He has been with the Electronics Laboratory of EPFL since 1979, working in the field of low-power analog and mixed analog/digital CMOS integrated circuit design, as well as in deep sub-micron and high-voltage MOSFET device compact modeling. Dr. Krummenacher is the author or co-author of more than 100 scientific publications in these fields.
Since 1989 he has also been working as an independent consultant, providing scientific and technical expertise in IC design to numerous local and international industries and research labs.