Category: research

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 (…)

HDTorch: an accelerator for HyperDimensional Computing

memory, research, servers

HyperDimensional computing is increasingly used for machine learning applications. Computing with HD vectors, referred to as “hypervectors,” offers a general and scalable model of computing as well as a well-defined set of arithmetic operations that can enable fast and one-shot learning (no need of back-propagation like in neural networks). HDTorch is a PyTorch-based hyperdimensional (HD) (…)

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 (…)

David Atienza chairs 10th EcoCloud Conference at Lausanne Palace

research, servers, thermalaware

As Director of EcoCloud, Prof. Atienza presided over the 10th annual conference at Lausanne Palace, which was a hugely succesful event. After the end of CoVid restrictions it was wonderful to have over 140 participants, discussing issues such as: sustainable smart cities, transport systems and agriculture, energy-constrained and sustainable deep learning, energy-constrained trustworthy and computing (…)

EcoCloud Annual Event


EcoCloud is the only academic center of its kind. Its mission is to provide world-class leadership and network the EPFL community with top industrial IT players to enable environmental sustainability for our digital world. The 2022 EcoCloud Annual Event will take place in Lausanne Palace on the 24th May, 2022 Registration is now open: EPFL (…)

EPFL EMBA participants connecting with EPFL labs for a Digital day

internetofthings, research

Our EPFL EMBA participants experienced a special Digital Day on campus, changing from their usual classroom learning. They spent the day visiting labs and learning about robotics and Internet of Things (IoT) with Prof. Auke Ijspeert, Prof. David Atienza and the teams of their respective labs. The cursus of the EPFL EMBA students includes a (…)

EcoCloud center gets a makeover and expands its activities

research, servers, thermalaware

As of January 1st, 2022, the EPFL EcoCloud Center is headed by Professor David Atienza. Its mission has been expanded with a strong new focus on fundamental research and education in the domain of sustainable cloud computing. “Historically, Ecocloud’s main focus has been to deliver technologies jointly with top companies in the information technologies (IT) (…)

The nervous system as an IoT: David Atienza on brain-inspired healthcare wearables

biomedical, health, internetofthings, presentationvideo, research