Ian O'Connor

Professor of heterogeneous and nanoelectronics systems design (CNU 63)EEA/INL

Ian O’Connor is Professor for Heterogeneous and
Nanoelectronics Systems Design in the Department of Electronic,
Electrical and Control Engineering at École Centrale de Lyon,
France. He lectures at graduate level on advanced system
electronics, self-powered microsystems, green computing and
micro- and nanoelectronic circuit design. He is currently head of
the Heterogeneous Systems Design group at the Lyon Institute of
Nanotechnology (INL) and since 2008, he also holds a position of
Adjunct Professor at École polytechnique de Montréal, Canada.
His research work focuses on novel computing architectures
based on emerging technologies, associated with methods for
design exploration. He has authored or co-authored around 150
articles and patents, has held various positions of responsibility
in the organisation of several international conferences and has
been workpackage leader or scientific coordinator for several
national and European projects. He also serves as an expert with
the French Observatory for Micro and Nanotechnologies (OMNT),
the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP),
WG10.5 (Design and Engineering of Electronic Systems), and the
Alliance for Digital Science and Technology (Allistene).