About Myself

Name: Donatella Sciuto

Occupation: Full Professor

Research line: System Architectures

Research group: Embedded Systems Design and Design Methodologies



Address:  Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione

Politecnico di Milano

P.zza L. da Vinci 32

Milano, Italy


Embedded systems

Multiprocessor System on Chip

Reconfigurable systems (

System specification and analysis

Hardware/software co-design

Design space exploration techniques

High-level synthesis

Fault tolerance and testing techniques


Short CV

Donatella Sciuto is a full professor in Computer Engineering at the Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione of the Politecnico di Milano.

She is Deputy Director of Education at CEFRIEL where she manages the executive companies education training programs.

She received her degree in Electronic Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano, her PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a Master in Business and Administration from SDA Bocconi University.

She works in the Electronic Design Automation field and in particular on methodologies for embedded systems design.

She has been associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Computers, and she is Associate editor of the Journal of Design Automation of Embedded Systems, Kluwer Academic Publishers and of the IEEE Embedded Systems Letters.

She is or has been member of different program committees of EDA conferences, among which: DAC, ICCAD, DATE, CODES+ISSS, CASES, DFT, FDL, PATMOS, IFIP VLSI Conference.

She has been Publications Chair for IEEE/ACM ESWEEK 2007 and Co-General Chair of ESWEEK 2009.

She has been the European representative in the executive committee of the ICCAD conference.

She is in the executive committee of the conference IEEE/ACM Design Automation and Test in Europe, for which she has been Program Chair in 2006, Vice General Chair for 2007 and  General Chair in 2008.

She is in the main board of the European Design Automation Association.

She has been VP of Finance of the Council of EDA  CEDA (IEEE) for 2008-2009 and she is now President Elect.

She has coordinated and coordinates different European and National research projects.