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.
In 2009-2012 he served as chief architect in STmicroelectronics France.
Dr. Benini's research interests are in energy-efficient computing systems design, from embedded to high-performance.
He is also active in the design ultra-low power VLSI Circuits and smart sensing micro-systems.
He has published more than 900 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.