Pioneering AI,
transforming futures

Our Vision

A future where AI works for everyone through cutting-edge research, education and collaboration with industry and society.

40+ labs

400+ researchers

60+ professors

Our Mission

Leading the way towards trustworthy, accessible, and inclusive AI is built on the foundation of three key pillars.


Research. Ensure EPFL and Switzerland remain at the forefront, not only of AI, but also of Applied AI to other sciences.


Education. Provide an EPFL-wide coordination of AI teaching, and scalable just-in-time education for everyone.


Innovation. Connect with the Swiss private and public sectors to cultivate cutting-edge, neutral AI know-how and foster trustworthy AI.

Our Founders
Photo of Prof. Marcel Salathé

Prof. Marcel Salathé

Professor of Digital Epidemiology, Marcel Salathé works at the interface of health and computer science, with strong interests in artificial intelligence, data privacy, and digital skills training.

Beyond his scientific work, he has contributed to the development of DP3T (Decentralized Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing), co-founded the Applied Machine Learning Days (AMLD), and founded the EPFL Extension School.

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Prof. Pascal Frossard

Professor of Electrical Engineering at EPFL, Pascal Frossard is heading the LTS4 laboratory since he joined EPFL in April 2003. Before that, he was with the IBM TJ Watson Research Center at Yorktown Heights, NY, USA.

His research interests include interpretable machine learning, data science, graph signal processing, image representation and analysis, computer vision and immersive communication systems.

Our Team
Scarlet Schwiderski-Grosche
Executive Director
Deirdre Rochat
Head of Communication
Jocelyne Vassalli
Administrative Assistant
Jemma Bryony Venables
Program Manager
Nicolas Machado
Project Manager
Dorina Thanou
Program Leader


More information coming soon.