Luca Benini is the Chair of Digital Circuits and Systems at ETH Zürich and a Full Professor at the University of Bologna. He has served as Chief Architect for the Platform2012 in STMicroelectronics, Grenoble. Dr. Benini’s research interests are in energy-efficient system and multi-core SoC design. He is also active in the area of energy-efficient smart sensors and sensor networks. He has published more than 1’000 papers in peer-reviewed international journals and conferences, four books and several book chapters. He is a Fellow of the ACM and of the IEEE and a member of the Academia Europaea.