Alexandre Schmid

EPFL STI IEM SCI-STI-AXS
ELD 339 (Bâtiment ELD)
Station 11
CH-1015 Lausanne

Web site:  Web site:  https://bnms.epfl.ch

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Fields of expertise

Bioelectronics interfaces, Implantable microelectronics, Neuromorphic bioinspired and nonconventional computing and hardware, Reliability of VLSI and post-CMOS

Publications

Selected publications

Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Microengineering

Courses

Logic systems (for MT)

This course covers the fundamentals of digital systems. The methods enabling the analysis and the synthesis of logic systems are studied and exercised based on Boolean algebra, combinational and sequential circuits including finite-state machines.

Logic systems (for EL)

This course covers the fundamentals of digital systems. The methods enabling the analysis and the synthesis of logic systems are studied and exercised based on Boolean algebra, combinational and sequential circuits including finite-state machines.

Microcontrollers and digital systems

Microcontrollers covers the internal operation of a microcontroller, basic notions of microprocessor architecture and computer systems as well as microcontroller interfaces and serial communication protocols.

IC design II

IC Design II presents the fundamentals of digital integrated circuit design. The methods and techniques aiming at the fabrication and development of digital integrated circuits are reviewed, the major design style pertaining to digital logic and memory are presented.

Analog circuits for biochip

Principles of biosensing: Target/Probe Interactions Electrochemical biosensing: three-electrode electrochemical cell and its equivalent circuits Basic CMOS configurations for electrochemical biosensing Current readers: current-to-voltage and current-to-frequency conversion Wireless transmission in lossy media: issues on temperature, specific absorption rate (SAR) and

Bioelectronics and biomedical microelectronics

The course covers the fundaments of bioelectronics and integrated microelectronics for biomedical and implantable systems. Issues and trade-offs at the circuit and systems levels of invasive microelectronic systems as well as their eluding designs, methods and classical implementations are discussed

Test of VLSI systems

Test of VLSI Systems covers theoretical knowledge related to the major algorithms used in VLSI test, and design for test techniques. Basic knowledge related to computer-aided design for test techniques, and their integration into a design-flow are presented.

Microcontrollers

Microcontrollers covers the internal operation of a microcontroller, basic notions of microprocessor architecture and computer systems as well as microcontroller interfaces and serial communication protocols.