Curriculum Vitae


Philipp Dominik Häfliger


Philipp Häfliger
Dept. of Informatics
University of OsloPhone: ++47 22 84 01 18
Box 1080, BlindernFax: ++47 22 85 24 01
N-0316 Oslo

Date and place of birth

18. March 1970 in Zürich


Eduard Häfliger, Diplomierter Elektro Ingenieur ETH, 1941
Monika Häfliger, Teacher, 1942




German, French, English, Norwegian

Education and Career Milestones

Associate professor at the Department of Informatics, UiO, Norway 6/2006-?
Associate professor at the Institute for Microsystems Technology, Vestfold University College, Norway 9/2006-4/2007
Senior member of the IEEE 10/2010
Chairman of the IEEE CASS Biomedical circuits and systems technical committee 5/2010- 6/2012
Local coordinator for EU IST project CAVIAR, UiO, Norway 6/2002-5/2006
Researcher at the Department of Informatics, UiO, Norway 7/2003-5/2006
Postdoc at the Department of Informatics, UiO, Norway 7/2000-6/2003
Doctor of Natural Sciences (PhD), ETH Zürich, Switzerland 4/2000
Telluride Workshop on Neuromorphic Engineering 7/1998
Crete Course in Computational Neuroscience 10/1996
Doctoral student at the Institute of Neuroinformatics, UNIZ/ETHZ 11/1995-4/2000
Research and teaching assistent at the Institute of Information Systems, ETHZ 4/1995-10/1995
Informatik Ingenieur Diplom ETH (M. Sc. Computer Science) 3/1995
Member of the winning team in the regional ACM programming contest at ETH Zürich
and participant in the West European ACM programming contest
Internship Gretag AS 3/1993-4/1993
Internship Siemens-Integra 3/1992-4/1992
Studying Astronomy as a second subject 10/1992-10/1994
Studying Computer Science at ETH Zürich 10/1990-3/1995
Working for SBG Zürich 10/1989-1/1990
Matura Typus B 1989
Kantonsschule Wiedikon, Zürich 1983-89
Primarschule Friesenberg, Zürich 1977-83

Project Management


Teaching Awards


PhD Opponent

Editorial Services

Paper Referee


IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, IEEE Press; IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I&II, IEEE Press; Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, Kluwer Academic Publishers earlier and now Springer; IEEE Sensors Journal, IEEE Press; IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, IEEE Press;


Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS), Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), European Symposium on Artificial Neural Networks (ESANN), International Conference on Evolvable Systems (ICES)

International Committees

National/University Committees


Project leader of Glucosense 2006-2008:
Erik Johannessen, PhD
Associate professor (1. Amanuensis)Phone: ++47 33037932
Vestfold University College
PO Box 2243E-mail:
N-3103 Tønsberg, NorwayHomepage:
Principal coordinator of the EU IST project CAVIAR (Contract IST-2001-34124) 2002-2006:
Bernabe Linares-Barranco, PhD
Full Professor (Profesor de Investigacion) CSIC
Instituto Microelectronica Sevilla (IMSE)Phone: ++34-95-505-6670/66
National Microelectronics Center, CNM-CSIC Fax: ++34-95-505-6686
Ed. CICA, Av. Reina Mercedes s/nE-mail:
41012 Sevilla, SPAINHomepage:
Full professor and collegue 2000-present:
Tor Sverre Lande, PhD
Full professorPhone: ++47 22852455
Department of informaticsFax: ++47 22852401
PO Box 1080, BlindernE-mail:
0316 Oslo, NorwayHomepage:
Colleague at ETHZ 1997-2000 and partner in the CAVIAR project 2002-2006:
Tobi Delbrück, PhD
Group Leader Phone: ++41 44 6353038
Institute of NeuroinformaticsFax: ++41 44 6353053
Winterthurerstrasse 190E-mail:
CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland Homepage:
Financial officer of IFI 2000-present, local administrative collaborator for the CAVIAR project:
Anne Cathrine Modahl
Principal executive officerPhone: ++47 22852430
Department of informatics Fax: ++47 22852401
PO Box 1080, Blindern E-mail:
0316 Oslo, Norway Homepage:


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last update: 15.4.2011