Luca Benini holds the chair of digital Circuits and systems at ETHZ and is Full Professor at the Universita di Bologna.

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 a Fellow of the IEEE, of the ACM and a member of the Academia Europaea. He received the IEEE CAS Mac Van Valkenburg award (2016), the EDAA Achievement Award (2020) and the ACM/IEEE A. Richard Newton Award (2020).