Luca Benini holds the chair of digital Circuits and systems at ETHZ and is Full Professor at the Universita di Bologna. He received a PhD from Stanford University.
He has been visiting professor at Stanford University, IMEC, EPFL. He served as chief architect in STmicroelectronics France.
Dr. Benini’s research interests are in energy-efficient parallel computing systems, smart sensing micro-systems and machine learning hardware.
He has published more than 1000 peer-reviewed papers and five books.
He is an ERC-advanced grant winner, a Fellow of the IEEE, of the ACM and a member of the Academia Europaea.
He is the recipient of the 2016 IEEE CAS Mac Van Valkenburg award, the ACM/IEEE A. Richard Newton and the EDAA Achievement awards in 2020.