Bio-electronic interfaces, biomedical circuits and systems
Interfacing microelectronic circuits with living matter, in-vivo and in-vitro. Cortical implantable systems including wireless data and power transmission. Detection of the cortical spiking activity of the motor cortex, and detection of epileptical cortical activity. Development of very dense active arrays of micro-electrodes. Modeling of bio-electronic interfaces.
Bio-inspired and neuromorphic microelectronic systems
Development of circuits and systems mimicking the behavior of natural phenomena as operation principle. Implementation of unconventional computing paradigms and advanced signal/image processing paradigms. Smart, distributed and bio-inspired image sensors and vision. Image sensors with three-dimensional reconstruction capability.
Reliability of very-deep submicron and nano-electronic systems
Fault-tolerance and reliability of post-CMOS circuits and systems. Circuits and systems for reliability optimization of nanometric microelectronic systems.