84468 - Industrial Trends in Electronics M

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Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

The course will consist of several technical seminars, given by internationally renowned experts in the field. They will address industrial challenges and trends in the design and production of electronic integrated circuits and systems.

Course contents

The course will be fully taught by experts from leading Companies, including:  

  • March 20, 2020, speaker: G. Borelli, Products Manager and Co-Founder of Becar (Beghelli Group), Title: " Wireless devices and sensors in the IoT ", Time: 3.00pm - 5.00pm, online
  • April 3, 2020, speaker: R. Saracco, President of EIT ICT Labs (Italy), Title: "Digital Twins: the bridge between atoms and bits", Time: 3.00pm, online
  • April 17, 2020, speaker: R. Mariani, VP, Industry Safety at NVIDIA, Titolo: "Architecting Autonomous Driving Systems with AI", Time: 3pm-5pm, online
  • April 24, 2020, speaker: A. Curioni, IBM Fellow, Vice President Europe and Africa, Title: "Future of Computing: Bits + Neurons = Qubits", Time: 3.00pm - 5.00pm, online
  • May 8, 2020, speaker: R. Locatelli, Functional Safety Architect at Intel Corporation, Title: “Fundamentals of functional safety and perspectives”, Time: 3pm-5.30pm, online
  • May 15, 2020, speaker: D. Bisi, Transphorm Inc. (USA), Title: “High-Voltage GaN Power Devices with Highest Quality and Highest Reliability”, Time: 4pm - 6pm, online
  • May 22, 2020, speaker: Y. Zorian, President at Synopsys Armenia, Fellow & Chief Architect at Synopsys Inc., Title: "Trends & Challenges in Today’s Automotive SOCs", Time: 4pm - 6pm, online
  • May 26, 2020, speaker: D. Marino, Engineering Director at Bomardier Transportation (Italy), Title: "Railway Signalling Systems in The Information Age", Time: 9-11, online
  • June 5, 2020, speaker: F. Albanese, R&D Director at Datalogic, Title"Engineering in product quality & reliability: the 5 rules to (not) FAIL": TBD, Time: 3pm - 5pm, online

Please check this site for updates of lecturers and times/rooms.


Slides from the seminars.

Teaching methods

Seminars given in classes.

Assessment methods

Evaluation of final reports on three seminars. Students will be notified of the seminars assigned to them at the end of the course.

Teaching tools

Power Point slides.

Office hours

See the website of Cecilia Metra