More computing, less energy

achievements, memory, research, servers, thermalaware

Today’s data centres have an efficiency problem – much of their energy is used not to process data, but to keep the servers cool. A new server architecture under development by the EU-funded COMPUSAPIEN project could solve this. © cherezoff / Adobe Stock As the digital revolution continues to accelerate, so too does our demand (…)

DIGIPREDICT — Digital Twins for predicting disease progression and need for early intervention

biomedical, carouselvideo, health, internetofthings, research

Digital twins give fresh insight into the world around us

internetofthings, research, wearable

Digital twins are computer-based models of an object or even a human organ, and the technology behind them is advancing at a rapid pace. EPFL will host a series of talks and seminars on this topic at its Digital Twin Days on 15 and 16 November. An ideal opportunity to learn more about the work EPFL (…)

David Atienza takes part in panel discussion at IFIP60

internetofthings, research, servers

To celebrate its 60th Anniversary, the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) is joined with its Member Societies, Technical Committees, Working Groups and Partner organisations to stage a series of events around the world. Prof. David Atienza took part in a panel discuission about Trends on Computing Systems, which was organised and moderated by Graziano (…)

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 (…)

Android lab course presentation @GamesOnCampus


Giovanni Ansaloni presents Games on Campus: The Lab on Apps Development for Tablets, Smartphones and Smartwatches consists of eight weeks of lab sessions covering everything from the Android operating system to app development, including connections to GPS systems and the cloud. This is followed by a six week project in one of a variety of (…)

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 (…)

ESL collaborates with IMD to teach course on IoT technologies


The Embedded Systems Lab is collaborating with IMD (The Institute for Management Development) of Lausanne to create an online course about technology and the Internet of Things. This MOOC (Massive open online course) will be taught by David Atienza, Prof. Amir Aminifar of Lund University, formerly a Senior Lecturer at ESL, and Prof. Bettina Buechel (…)

A flexible in-memory computing architecture for heterogeneously quantized CNNs

internetofthings, presentationvideo, research, wearable

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. (…)