Awards

Professors

IEEE Gustav Robert Kirchoff Award
The IEEE Gustav Robert Kirchoff Award, sponsored by the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, “recognizes an outstanding contribution to the fundamentals of any aspect of electronic circuits and systems that has a long-term significance or impact”. Martin Hasler, professor emeritus and former acting dean of IC (2002), was selected for the 2020 edition of the award “for fundamental contributions to nonlinear circuit theory and nonlinear dynamics.”
Caspar Bowden Award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies
Karl Aberer, Hamza Harkous, and Rémi Lebret (EPFL LSIR) and their co-authors received the 2019 Caspar Bowden PET Award for their paper, “Polisis: Automated Analysis and Presentation of Privacy Policies Using Deep Learning“, presented at the 27th USENIX Security Symposium (2018). More information: “Artificial intelligence can help you protect your personal data” (EPFL news, 15.02.18); Data protection policies that seem clear are often ambiguous” (EPFL news, 07.12.18).
European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant Michael Kapralov (2017)
Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Giovanni de Micheli (2017)
European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant Giovanni De Micheli (2016)
European Design and Automation Association (EDAA) Lifetime Achievement Award Giovanni De Micheli (2016)
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Young Alumnus Achiever Award  Nisheeth Vishnoi (2016)
2014
European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant Katerina Argyraki (2014)
Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) Sabine Süsstrunk (Fellow, 2014)
Swiss ICT Award Martin Odersky  (2014, Special Award)
2013
European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant Ola Svensson (2013)
European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant Anastasia Ailamaki (2013)
European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant Rachid Guerraoui (2013)
IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging Scientist of the Year Sabine Süsstrunk (2013)
2012
European Research Council (ERC) Proof-of-Concept Grant Pascal Fua (2012)
Association for Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Boi Faltings (Fellow, 2012)
Swiss ICT Award Willy Zwaenepoel (2012)
European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant Viktor Kuncak (2012)
2011
European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants George Candea (2011), Christoph Koch (2011), Matthias Seeger (2011)
European Research Council (ERC) Proof-of-Concept Grant Amin Shokrollahi (2011)
Members of the Academia Europaea Pierre Dillenbourg (2011)
Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) Giovanni De Micheli (Fellow, 2011)
2010
Members of the Academia Europaea Giovanni De Micheli (2010)
European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants Michael Gastpar (2010), Mark Pauly (2010)
European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grants Wulfram Gerstner (2010), Martin Odersky (2010)
2009
International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) Arjen Lenstra (Fellow, 2009)
ERC Starting Grant Christina Fragouli (2009)
European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grants Giovanni De Micheli (2009), Pascal Fua (2009), Martin Vetterli (2009)
2008
European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant Amin Shokrollahi (2008)
Members of the Academia Europaea Arjen Lenstra (2008), Willy Zwaenepoel (2008)
Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T)  Professeur Honoraire Roger Hersch (Fellow, 2008)
2007
European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant, EurYI Anastasia Ailamaki (2007)
European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP) Martin Vetterli (Fellow, 2007)

ACM

ACM Awards ACM Fellows
Edouard Bugnion,
Software System Award; Katerina Argyraki,
George Candea,
Eurosys Jochen Liedtke Young Researcher Award
Anne-Marie Kermarrec
Anastasia Ailamaki
Giovanni De Micheli
Babak Falsafi
Rachid Guerraoui
Jean-Pierre Hubaux
James Larus
Martin Odersky
Martin Vetterli
Willy Zwaenepoel

IEEE

IEEE Medals IEEE Technical Field Awards
Martin Vetterli,
Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal; Amin Shokrollahi,
Rüdiger Urbanke,
Richard W. Hamming Medal
Giovanni De Micheli,
Emanuel R. Piore Award; Amin Shokrollahi,
Eric E. Sumner Award; Ruediger Urbanke,
Koji Kobayashi Award
IEEE Society awards IEEE Fellows
Sandro Carrara, Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award

Giovanni De Micheli,
Mac Van Valkenburg Award

Martin Vetterli,
Signal Processing Society Award

Willy Zwaenepoel,

Tsutomu Kanai Award

Anastasia Ailamaki
Sabine Süsstrunk
Michael Gastpar
Sandro Carrara
Giovanni De Micheli
Jean-D. Decotignie
Babak Falsafi
Pascal Fua
Jean-Pierre Hubaux
Jean-Yves Le Boudec
Bixio Rimoldi
Amin Shokrollahi
Emre Telatar
Patrick Thiran
Martin Vetterli
Willy Zwaenepoel

Students

Damien Vizar (thesis advis. : Serge Vaudenay) ISSS Excellence Award
Mladen Dimovski ELAC Prize
Lionel Fleury Merit Prize
Mike Bardet SHS Prize
Romain Gehrig SHS Prize
Tim Nguyen SHS Prize
Alexandre Pinazza Prize for best average in a propaedeutic course
Dario Pavllo Swiss Informatics Society Prize
Xavier Fontaine Prize for the best average; ELAC Prize
Etienne Ferrier Prize for the second-best average; Swiss Informatics Society prize
Thomas Mizraji Küdelski Prize
Hugo Sbai Youth Prize
Minh Khue Vu ELAC Prize
Roger Küng Swiss Informatics Society Prize
Alexandre Sikiardis SHS Prize