2023 World Emerging Security Forum

Speaker Information

Mihai Adrian Ionescu

Professor, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL)

  • 1999 – Present : Full Professor of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
  • 1998 – 1999 : Visiting Scholar of Stanford University
  • 1994 – 1999 : Ph.D from the National Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble, France

Adrian M. Ionescu is a Full Professor at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. He received the BS & MS in Electronics and Telecommunications in 1989 from University ‘Politehnica’ Bucharest, Romania. He holds two PhDs: in Microelectronics, from UPB (1994) and in Physics of semiconductors from National Polytechnic Institute Grenoble (1997). He is director of Nanoelectronic Devices Laboratory of EPFL, Switzerland. His group pioneered novel device concepts and technologies for energy efficient Edge Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things applications. He published more than 600 articles. He is recipient of IBM Faculty Award 2013 and of André Blondel Medal 2009. In 2015 he was elected member of Swiss Academy of Technical Sciences. He received an ERC Advanced Grant in 2016, the ERC Synergy grant in 2023 and the EDL IEEE George Smith Award in 2017. He is an IEEE Fellow and he served as Editor of IEEE TED and as member of PUB committee of EDS. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Proceedings of IEEE. He recently received the prestigious 2024 IEEE Cledo Brunetti field Award.