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Education and Innovation in Embedded Systems Design

USI Università della Svizzera italiana, USI Faculty of Informatics, Advanced Learning and Research Institute USI Università della Svizzera italiana USI Faculty of Informatics USI Advanced Learning and Research Institute

Benini Luca

Institution ETH Zurich
Address Dig. Integr. Schaltungen u. Syst. ETZ J 84 Gloriastrasse 35 8092 Zürich Switzerland
Phone + 41 (0)44 632 66 64
Heterogeneous Multicore Architectures - MSc

Luca Benini is the chair of digital Circuits and Systems at D-ITET ETHZ.
He has served as Chief Architect for the Platform2012/STHORM project in STmicroelectronics, Grenoble in the period 2009-2013. He is also Professor of Electronics at the University of Bologna and has held  visiting and consulting researcher positions at EPFL, IMEC, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Stanford University.

Dr. Benini's research interests are in energy-efficient digital systems with special emphasis on ultra-low-power System-on-Chip design.  He is also active in the area of smart sensors and sensor networks for consumer, biomedical and ambient intelligence applications.  On these topics, he has published more than 700 papers in peer-reviewed international journals and conferences, four books and several book chapters.

He has been general chair of the Design Automation and Test in Europe Conference, of the Network on Chip Symposium and of the International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design.
He is a Fellow of the IEEE and a member of the Academia Europaea.