Francesco Mondada

Ch. de Dallaz 13

1030 Bussigny, Switzerland


PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born in Locarno, Switzerland 17th March 1967
Married, three children (see
family)


EDUCATION

  • Master in Microengineering at the EPF Lausanne 1991
  • Postgraduate course "Scientific visualisation and graphical simulation", EPF Lausanne 1991
  • Postgraduate course "Biological and artificial neural networks", EPF Lausanne 1992
  • Postgraduate course "New approaches for databases", EPF Lausanne 1993
  • Maitrise in computer science, EPF Lausanne 1993
  • PhD, EPF Lausanne 1997


LANGUAGES

  • Italian and French (both mother tongue)
  • French (very good knowledge)
  • English (very good knowledge)
  • German (good knowledge)
  • Swiss german (good understanding)


WORK EXPERIENCE

  • PhD Student at LAMI - DI - EPFL (100%) 1991 - 1995
  • PhD Student at LAMI - DI - EPFL (50%) 1995 - 1997
  • PostDoc at LAMI - DI - EPFL (50%) 1997 - 1999
  • President of the board of directors of K-Team SA 1995 - 2000
  • Marketing and administration director of K-Team SA (50% to 100%) 1995 - 2000
  • Senior scientist at ASL - I2S - STI - EPFL (100%) 2001 - 2006
  • Senior scientist at LSRO - IPR - STI - EPFL (100%) 2006 - now


PRIZES

  • PORTESCAP prize "of excellence in microtechnics" for the diploma project "juggling robot" 1991
  • Technologiestandort Schweiz, prize for one of the best technological projects of Switzerland for the Khepera robot 1993
  • BILANZ (main swiss economic magazine) mention for K-Team as one of the best 50 SME of Switzerland 2000
  • EPFL University Latsis Prize 2005


MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

(see my professional WEB page to have an updated list)