Computer Systems is an active area of research at the Faculty of Informatics of USI Università della Svizzera italiana. Our faculty does work on computer architecture, distributed systems, mobile computing, cloud computing, service-oriented computing, security, autonomic computing, performance, embedded systems, self-adaptive systems, and other areas.
Prof. Carzaniga interests lie in the general areas of distributed computing, computer networks and advanced communication services, and software engineering.
Patrick Thomas Eugster
Vice-Dean for Education
Patrick Eugster joined USI as a Full Professor of Computer Science in 2017. He is also an Adjunct Faculty at Purdue University (where he was a regular faculty member 2005-2016) and at TU Darmstadt (2014-2017). Patrick holds M.S. (1998) and Ph.D. (2001) degrees from EPFL. Patrick is interested in software systems, with a particular focus on distributed systems and programming models/languages, and the intersection between the two. He has co-authored over 120 scientific articles on these topics. His research has been awarded by various funding agencies and companies.
Prof. Pautasso's research lies at the intersection of service-oriented computing, autonomic computing, software architecture, Web engineering and business process modeling and management. He's leading the Architecture, Design and Web Information Systems Engineering group.
Prof. Pedone's research interests focus on the theory and practice of dependable distributed systems and distributed data management systems.
Prof. Pozzi is interested in the interaction between compiler and architecture design in the field of embedded systems. Her research mostly revolves around the automation of embedded processor customization and the definition of innovative configurable fabrics.