Luca Benini is Full Professor at the University of Bologna. He also holds the chair of digital Circuits and systems at ETHZ. He received a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1997.Dr. Benini’s research interests are in energy-efficient system design and Multi-Core SoC design. He is also active in the area of energy-efficient smart sensors and sensor networks for biomedical and ambient intelligence applications.
He has published more than 600 papers in peer-reviewed international journals and conferences, four books and several book chapters. He has been general chair and program chair of the Design Automation and Test in Europe Conference. He has been a member of the technical program committee and organizing committee of several conferences, including the Design Automation Conference, the Network-on-Chip Symposium, the International Symposium on Low Power Design, the Symposium on Hardware-Software Codesign. He is Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics and the ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and a member of the Academia Europaea. He has served for two terms as a member of the steering board of the ARTEMISIA European Association on Advanced Research & Technology for Embedded Intelligence and Systems.