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

Brain-inspired computer architectures


David Atienza featured in HiPEAC interview on brain-inspired computing

internetofthings, research

Lyon, October 2021 – Computer Systems Week, organised by HiPEAC and the systems-on-chip and embedded systems/connected objects research group of CNRS. HiPEAC took the opportunity to interview Prof. David Atienza on the topic of “Brain-inspired computer architectures”: You can also see the full presentation David gave on “The nervous system as an IoT”.

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 (…)

CHF 150,000 for smart wearables invented in Switzerland

achievements, biomedical, health, internetofthings, research, thermalaware, wearable

EPFL spin-off Sensemodi, focusing on monitoring joint health, wins the final stage of Venture Kick. Congratulations to the team of founders Tomás Teijeiro Campo, Jerome Thevenot, and David Atienza! Sensemodi is developing a smart wearable device that can analyse thermal, acoustic and kinematic data for fast joint health assessment at any Point of Care. The (…)