Lothar Thiele joined ETH Zurich, Switzerland, as a full Professor of Computer Engineering, in 1994. His research interests include models, methods and software tools for the design of embedded real-time systems, internet of things, cyberphysical systems, sensor networks, embedded software and bioinspired optimization techniques.
In 1986 he received the “Dissertation Award” of the Technical University of Munich, in 1987, the “Outstanding Young Author Award” of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, in 1988, the Browder J. Thompson Memorial Award of the IEEE, and in 2000-2001, the “IBM Faculty Partnership Award”. In 2004, he joined the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. In 2005, he was the recipient of the Honorary Blaise Pascal Chair of University Leiden, The Netherlands. Since 2010, he is a member of the Academia Europaea. In 2013, he joined the National Research Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation SNF. Lothar Thiele received the “EDAA Lifetime Achievement Award” in 2015. Since 2017, Lothar Thiele is Associate Vice President of ETH for Digital Transformation. Lothar Thiele has been elected IFIP Fellow by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) as part of its first cohort of fellows in 2019.