Prof. Dr Martin Vetterli (Photo: Nik Hunger/EPFL)

Born 1957, Swiss citizen, Prof. Dr., Dipl. El.-Ing.

Member of the ETH Board and of the Executive Committee since 2017.

President of EPFL since 2017.

Martin Vetterli received his degree in Electrical Engineering from ETH Zurich, before then completing a Master of Science at Stanford University and finally obtaining his doctorate at EPFL. Following professorships at Columbia University and at the University of California, Berkeley, he returned to EPFL as full professor of Communication Systems in 1995. From 2000 to 2003, he was a member of the Swiss Science Council (SSC). From 2004 to 2011, he was Vice President of EPFL and from 2011 to 2012, Dean of the Faculty of Computer and Communication Sciences. From 2013 to 2016, he was President of the National Research Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).