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 University ‘Politehnica’ Bucharest (1994) and in Physics of Semiconductor Devices from the National Polytechnic Institute Grenoble (1997). He is director of Nanoelectronic Devices Laboratory of EPFL, and he served as Director of Doctoral Program in Microsystems and Microelectronics of EPFL. He hold positions at CNRS and CEA-LETI, France. He was a visiting scholar at Stanford University, USA, and an invited Professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.
His research group at EPFL pioneered a series of energy efficient nanoelectronic devices and technologies. Prof. Ionescu published more than 600 articles. He is the recipient of IBM Faculty Award 2013 and of André Blondel Medal 2009, France. He also received the 2017 EDS George Smith Award. He served for 6 years as Editor of IEEE TED and as member of PUB committee of IEEE –EDS. Since 2015 he is member of Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW). He is an IEEE Fellow and an ERC Advanced Grant awardee.