The Smilies group is part of the Department of Control and Computer Engineering of Politecnico di Torino, one of Europe’s Leading Research Universities.

Welcome to the “reSilient coMputer archItectures and LIfE Sciences” (SMILIES) group, at the Department of Control and Computer Engineering, Politecnico di Torino. Our team is a dynamic blend of computer architects, computer scientists, and domain-specific researchers, creating a highly multi-disciplinary environment.

Resilient computer architectures

Forging the Future: Unleashing Resilient Computer Architectures for a World of Unpredictable Challenges.


Securing Tomorrow: Innovating Cyber and Hardware Defenses for a Safer Digital Landscape and Society.

Artificial Intelligence

Elevating Intelligence: Pioneering AI and Neuromorphic Computing for Tomorrow's Cognitive Frontiers.

Computational Biology

Decoding Life's Complexity: Transforming Tomorrow through Computational Biology Innovations.

At SMILIES, we specialize in the convergence of computer architecturesinnovative programming paradigmsartificial intelligencemachine learning, and algorithms. Our expertise extends to the application of these skills in pursuit of domain-specific scientific objectives.

We focus on two primary application domains: developing reliable and secure (“resilient“) computer architectures for safety-critical domains such as automotive, aerospace, railways, and other safety-critical infrastructures and advancing holistic computing techniques for knowledge discovery in Complex Systems for Life Sciences. This includes areas like bioinformaticssystems and computational biologybiofabricationbrain dynamics, and more.

Our key strength lies in the diversity of our members' backgrounds and the overarching multi-disciplinary approach of our group. We firmly believe that innovative solutions emerge at the intersection of different domains. Consequently, we actively promote cross-pollination of ideas from diverse fields, embracing this philosophy in our daily research activities. Join us in exploring the boundless possibilities that arise from the fusion of resilient computer architectures and life sciences.

DAUIN@Politecnico di Torino is one of European’s

Leading Computer Engineering Departments. The Department is the point of reference in Politecnico di Torino for the area of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) which studies the methodologies and technologies used for the management, processing and transmission of information.

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