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Embedded electronics (BEAMS-EE)

Faculty of Applied Sciences | Discipline: Electronics, photonics, telecommunication and control

(Code: ULB810)


Person in charge of the unit : QUITIN François.

Embedded systems are objects containing electronics/microelectronics (and the associated software) in order to fulfill their core function. They come in a
variety of forms and shapes, going from low-power sensor devices to high-performance multi-processor systems-on-chip. Embedded systems offer the difficult
challenge of adressing severe and multiple constraints using limited resources.

The Embedded Electronics research unit is specialized in the design of embedded systems on ASIC or FPGA platforms, as well as the integration of embedded
electronics in complex systems. 

The following research fields are currently being investigated by our research unit: 
- multi-processor System-on-Chips with real-time operating systems (MPSoC/RTOS) (DM)
- better algorithm/architecture adequation using system-level design flows (DM)
- 3D-chips design and optimization (DM)
- wireless communication and localization systems (FQ)
- FPGA and software design for software-defined radios (FQ)
- UAV-based wireless communication systems (FQ)
- didactics of electricity/electronics: domain-of-validity based teaching and learning strategies (FR)
- rad-hard FPGA-based physics instrumentation for high energy particle colliders (LHC) (FR)

Campus : Campus du Solbosch
Location : Campus Solbosch, bâtiment U porte A
Address : CP165/56 - av Roosevelt, 50 - B1050 Bruxelles
Web site : http://beams.ulb.ac.be/research-units/embedded-electronics

Frascati domains:


 • 1.2 Computer and information sciences

 • 1.3 Physical sciences

 • 2.11 Other engineering and technologies

 • 2.2 Electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information engineering


Disciplines CRef :


 • Digital data treatment

 • Electronics and electrotechnics

 • Engineering sciences

 • General electronics

 • Integrated circuits

 • Scientific instrumentation

 • Teaching engineering sciences

 • Teaching of the natural sciences

 • Technology of electronic components (electronics)

 • Technology of electronic components (microelectronics)

 • Telecommunications engineering (telecommunications)

 • Telecommunications technology (transmission)


Domain of the unit :


 • Computer Science and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)



Spin-off related of the unit :


 • HipperOS