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Associate Professor

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Sara Vinco is Associate Professor at Politecnico di Torino, Department of Control and Computer Engineering. Her main research interests are energy efficient electronic design automation, techniques for simulation and validation of heterogeneous embedded systems, and digital twins. Sara Vinco is Associate Editor of Springer Design Automation for Embedded Systems. She is member of the Technical Program Committee of a number of high quality conferences in the EDA domain, including DATE and DAC, and she served in the Organizing Committee of many conferences, including DATE, ICCD, ISCAS, FDL, and VLSI-SoC. Sara Vinco is a Senior Member of IEEE ('21) and member of IFIP WG10.5 and of ACM Europe RAISE.

(Area 0009 - Ingegneria industriale e dell'informazione)
Identifiers ORCID: 0000-0001-9666-5194
Scopus Author ID: 18035995700
Google Scholar ID: olzHimYAAAAJ
Skills and keywords

ERC sectors

PE6_1 - Computer architecture, pervasive computing, ubiquitous computing PE6_2 - Computer systems, parallel/distributed systems, sensor networks, embedded systems, cyber-physical systems PE6_11 - Machine learning, statistical data processing and applications using signal processing (e.g. speech, image, video) PE6_3 - Software engineering, operating systems, computer languages PE6_4 - Theoretical computer science, formal methods, and quantum computing


Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities


Battery simulation Cyber physical system Design simulation Design validation Digital circuits and systems Digital twin Energy efficient electronic design automation Heterogeneous embedded systems
Scientific responsibilities and other assignments

Awards and Honors

  • Premio di laurea AICA-CSIT conferred by AICA (Associazione Italiana per il Calcolo Automatico) e Confindustria Servizi Innovativi e Tecnologici, Italy (2010)
  • Best Paper Award IEEE FDL conferred by IEEE, Germany (2011)
  • Fondo per il finanziamento delle attività base di ricerca” FFABR annualità 2017 conferred by M.I.U.R., Italy (2017)


  • IEEE International High-Level Design Validation and TestWorkshop, Program chair