Category: achievements

Flavio Ponzina presents paper on edge AI acceleration at Embedded Systems Week

achievements, internetofthings, memory, research, servers

Dr Flavio Ponzina, who recently defended his PhD thesis on Hardware-Software co-design Methodologies for Edge AI Optimization, presented a paper entitled “Overflow-free compute memories for edge AI acceleration” at Embedded Systems Week, which took place in Hamburg. The video of his presentation is below: 

New framework for Epilepsy Benchmarks presented at MHDTE

achievements, biomedical, health, internetofthings, research

Yesterday we presented our work on a unified framework for the validation of epileptic seizure detection algorithms at MHDTE. This should finally give us the tools to build a benchmark of the best algorithms. Check it out on

ACM Fellow Prof. Atienza: Shaping Sustainable Computing & Edge AI

achievements, internetofthings, research, thermalaware, thermalsoc

David Atienza, director of the EPFL EcoCloud Center, was interviewed by the organisation Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) on the occasion of a presentation that he gave as a Distinguished Speaker and Fellow. Here is a summary of that conversation. While a core focus of your research has been embedded systems, you have branched out (…)

Pengbo Yu and Marco Rios win Teaching Assistant Award


Congratulations to doctoral assistants Pengbo Yu and Marco Rios, who have won the School of Engineering’s Teaching Assistant Award. This award is an initiative of the School of Engineering of EPFL to reward exceptional involvement of PhD students in the lectures given in the Bachelor and Master cycles of the four sections of the School. (…)

David Atienza elected ACM Fellow

achievements, research

Prof. David Atienza has been elected as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) in recognition of: “the design of high-performance integrated systems and ultra-low power edge circuits and architectures.” The full list of recipients can be found here. New York, NY, January 18, 2023 — ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, has (…)

ESL researcher rewarded for gender-based violence prevention technology

achievements, internetofthings, research, wearable

The Spanish Government Office against Gender-based violence has awarded the First Prize, for a PhD thesis that promotes technology protecting women against violence, to José Ángel Miranda Calero, for his research at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Dr Miranda Calero, who joined ESL as a post-doctoral assistant in 2022, pioneered a multimodal fear recognition (…)

Giovanni Ansaloni talks pervasive AI at SSIE

achievements, internetofthings, research

Dr. Giovanni Ansaloni lectured at the SSIE Summer PhD School of Information Engineering in Bressanone (Italy), advocating for a Swiss Knife of solutions to enable Artificial Intelligence at the edge. See on LinkedIn

Award for ESL paper on 3D MPSoCs Management with Integrated Flow Cell Arrays at GLSVLSI

achievements, research, thermalaware

The 32nd edition of GLSVLSI was held at Irvine, California from the 6th to 8th June, 2022. Congratulations to EDEE’s Doctoral Researcher Halima Najibi and her co-authors (Alexandre Levisse, Giovanni Ansaloni, Marina Zapater and David Atienza), who were awarded 3rd place Best Paper Award for their paper : Thermal and Power-Aware Run-Time Performance Management of 3D (…)

Understanding tech will shape the sports leaders of tomorrow

achievements, biomedical, health, research, wearable

ESL has been featured by Sport Business The opportunities afforded by cutting-edge technology in sport have filtered into all aspects of the industry in recent years, from broadcasting to fan experience and athlete training. Such a trend has been highlighted by AISTS’s decision to redesign its flagship Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Sport Management (…)

Intel funds EcoCloud Midgard-based research

achievements, internetofthings, memory, research, servers

An exciting new development in the progress of Midgard, a novel re-envisioning of the virtual memory abstraction ubiquitous to computer systems, sees a tech leader funding research that will bring together experts from Yale, the University of Edinburgh and EcoCloud at EPFL. Global semiconductor manufacturer Intel is sponsoring an EcoCloud-led project entitled “Virtual Memory for (…)