Category: achievements

Atienza appointed Editor-in-Chief of IEEE TCAD


Professor David Atienza has been appointed Editor-in-Chief by the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA) for their flagship publication, IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD), for the term 2022-2023. This nomination consolidates the strong leadership and recognition in the areas of EDA and computing systems engineering of the Institute (…)

David Atienza promoted to Full Professor


It is with great pleasure that we announce that David Atienza has been named Full Professor at EPFL. Having studied computer science and engineering at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), David received an EU Marie Curie Scholarship to pursue a Ph.D. degree jointly with IMEC in Belgium and UCM, in integrated circuit design and (…)

Best student paper award for Lara Orlandic

achievements, biomedical, health, research

Lara Orlandic received a   Best student paper award   at the 34th IEEE CBMS International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems. The paper is a study of how a person’s perception of the passage of time can be monitored and assessed, as a continuous evaluation of their mental health. Co-authors on the paper were Prof. (…)

Thermosyphon – a true Innovation

achievements, internetofthings, research, thermalaware, thermalsoc

Innovations developed by our lab have been analysed by the European Commission’s Innovation Radar (see mission statement). One of the researchers involved, Arman Iranfar, explains this ground-breaking technology. Nowadays, data centers with large rooms are filled with a huge number of servers and other IT equipment that account for around 2% of the global energy (…)

ICCAD Award from Opening Session ICCAD 2020

achievements, carouselvideo, servers, thermalaware

David Atienza receives ICCAD award

achievements, research, servers, thermalaware

David Atienza, professor at the School of Engineering and Head of the Embedded Systems Laboratory (ESL), has received with his co-authors the IEEE/ACM ICCAD Ten Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper Award for the scientific publication entitled « 3D-ICE: Fast compact transient thermal modeling for 3D-ICs with inter-tier liquid cooling ». Presented at the IEEE/ACM International (…)

ISVLSI 2020 Best Paper Award!

achievements, memory, research, servers, thermalaware, thermalsoc

Congratulations to Halima Najibi, Alexandre Levisse, Marina Zapater and David Atienza for winning a best paper award at the IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI. The online presentation: The entire award ceremony:

ESL contributes to Al Jazeera video

achievements, biomedical, coughvid, health, research

Al Jazeera have produced an animated story about a Michigan doctor who, having already battled against Ebola in West Africa, is now fighting the COVID-19 epidemic in New York City. We were asked to provide authentic coughing sounds, and were glad to participate in such a moving report, dedicated to the incredibly hard work of (…)

Global reaction to the Coughvid iniative

achievements, biomedical, coughvid, health, research

The Coughvid project has been making waves in technology media worldwide.  There has been a Twitter storm, which over 500 tweets (you can follow us here), interviews on Swiss and US national radio, and articles written in a variety of languages. Below is a list of articles that show just some of the Coughvid impact (…)

Coughvid wins prize at LauzHack

achievements, biomedical, coughvid, health, research

The Coughvid initative, which started life in LauzHack Against COVID-19, was the brainchild of Lara Orlandic (project student at ESL), who developed the idea with Stefano Vojinovic, Maja Stamenkovic, Alon Tchelet and Aurélien Kinet, under the guidance of Dr. Tomas Teijeiro and Prof. David Atienza. The project has now been awarded 3rd place in the (…)