Giovanni De Micheli

Giovanni De Micheli

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Giovanni De Micheli is a research scientist in electronics and computer science. He is credited for the invention of the Network on Chip design automation paradigm and for the creation of algorithms and design tools for Electronic Design Automation (EDA). He is a Professor and Director of the Integrated Systems Laboratory at EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland. Previously, he was a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. He was Director of the Electrical Engineering Institute (IEL) at EPFL from 2008 to 2019 and program leader of the Swiss Federal program. He holds a Nuclear Engineer degree (Politecnico di Milano, 1979), an M.S., and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (University of California at Berkeley, 1980 and 1983).

Prof. De Micheli is a Fellow of ACM, AAAS, and IEEE, a member of the Academia Europaea, and an International Honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His current research interests include several aspects of design technologies for integrated circuits and systems, such as synthesis for emerging technologies. He is also interested in heterogeneous platform design including electrical components and biosensors, as well as in data processing of biomedical information. He is the author of Synthesis and Optimization of Digital Circuits, McGraw-Hill, 1994, co-author and/or co-editor of ten other books and of over 900 technical publications. His citation h-index is above 100 according to Google Scholar. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of IMEC (Leuven, B) and STMicroelectronics.

Prof. De Micheli is the recipient of the 2022 ESDA-IEEE/CEDA Phil Kaufman Award, the 2019 ACM/SIGDA Pioneering Achievement Award, and several other awards.

IEEE CEDA Position History:
  • Present   Editor-at-Large Board (Transactions on Computer Aided Design of Integrated Circuits & Systems Editoral Board)
  • Present   Member (Transactions on Computer-Aided Design Donald O. Pederson Best Paper Award Committee)
  • 2018-2018   Member (Fellows Evaluation Committee)
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