IVRL members Fayez Lahoud and Marjan Shahpaski presented their work at the International Symposium on Electronic Imaging 2019 held in Burlingame, California, United States.

IVRL members Fayez Lahoud and Ruofan Zhou presented their work at the Deep Learning and Color workshop at the Twenty-Sixth Color and Imaging Conference held in Vancouver, Canada.

IVRL members Majed El Helou and Fayez Lahoud presented papers at the International Conference on Image Processing, held in Athens, Greece.

Congratulations to IVRL member Majed El Helou who won the people’s choice award for his presentation at the 3MT PhD thesis competition organized by ICIP 2018.

IVRL members Ruofan Zhou and Fayez Lahoud won the PIRM2018 on ‘Example-Based Spectral Image Super-Resolution’ in both tracks. Fayez will be presenting their solution at the Perceptual Image Restoration and Manipulation Workshop in Munich, Germany.


IVRL member Edo Collins will present his work at the 15th European Conference on Computer Vision, taking place in Munich, Germany.

June 2018

IVRL members Ruofan Zhou, Majed El Helou, Fayez Lahoud, and Marjan Shahpaski were awarded the “Honorable Mention Award in NTIRE 2018 Challenge on Spectral Reconstruction from RGB Images”.

June 2018

IVRL member Leonardo Impett has won the 2019 Digital Humanities fellowship from Villa I Tatti, the Harvard Center for Italian Renaissance Studies. He will spend the first half of 2019 as a Fellow of the Center, working on depictions of gesture in late Medieval and early Renaissance Italy using computer vision, in the finishing stages of his PhD at EPFL’s Digital Humanities Institute.

Darix has won the “Prix du public”, worth 10,000 CHF, for their firefighters augmented reality device as part of the “Prix Entreprendre Région Lausanne” competition. Darix has conducted research in collaboration with IVRL.

May 2018

Largo obtained Fit Seed, a financial support of CHF 100’000 from the Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT) given to promising young start-ups. Largo will use this support during the beta phase of their product,, an innovative video-on-demand platform exclusively for short films. Some of the innovative technologies of are developed at IVRL.

IVRL welcomes Fayez Lahoud who has joined the lab as a PhD candidate.


Raymond C. Bowman Award

Professor Sabine Süsstrunk is awarded the Raymond C. Bowman Award for excellence in imaging education by the Society for Imaging Science and Technology.

March 2018

IVRL welcomes post-doctoral researcher Siavash Bigdeli to the lab.

January 2018

Congratulation to Bin Jin for successfully passing his PhD thesis defense!

Student Assistant Award

Marjan Shahpaski has won a Student Assistent award. Congratulations!

Venture Kick

IVRL members Sami Arpa and Vassilis Kalofolias won the second stage of Venture Kick with their short film distribution platform, Largo.

IVRL welcomes Vassilis Kalofolias who joined the lab as a project engineer.

August 2017

Paper at the Digital Humanities Conference 2017

Leonardo Impett of IVRL presented his work on Aby Warburg’s Mnemosyne at this year’s Digital Humanities Conference in Montreal, Canada. A long abstract of the contribution, entitled From Mnemosyne to Terpsichore: the Bilderatlas after the image, is available here:

July 2017

Nina Zizakic from the University of Novi Sad, Serbia, joined IVRL for a summer internship.

July 2017

Congratulation to Nikolaos Arvanitopoulos for successfully passing his PhD thesis defense!

July 2017

Summer School in Artistic and Architectural Research, the Digital Humanities and Critical Technical Practice

IVRL member Leonardo Impett, along with Berhnard Böhm (Architecture, ETHZ), organised the ‘Exploring Edges’ ETH-domain doctoral summer school – sponsored by Prof. Sabine Süsstrunk (IVRL, EPFL) and Michael Stauffacher (TdLab, ETHZ). The 4-day interdisciplinary school included faculty from EPFL , ETHZ , the University of Cambridge, FHNW Basel, Orpheus Institute Ghent, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität Munich and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science. 

July 2017

PhD Candidate

IVRL welcomes Majed El Helou who has joined the lab after successfully passing his PhD Candidacy exam. Congratulations!

May 2017

Indu Ilanchezian from the International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore, started a summer internship at the lab.

ICIP 2017

IVRL members Bin Jin, Majed El Helou and Edo Collins will be presenting papers at the International Conference on Image Processing, to be held in Beijing, China.

Sami Arpa has been featured on EPFL news and demonstrating his research on hiding images in videos, such that they are invisible to the human eye but become visible with long exposure photography.

March 2017

IVRL welcomes Jia Lim from the National University of Singapore (NUS) as a new intern at the lab. He is here as part of the NUS Overseas Colleges program and will be working on the VIZIR project for six months.

Gaspard Chevassus-Agnes from Grenoble INP ended his six-month final Master internship in the laboratory.  He successfully worked with Nick Arvanitopoulos, Marjan Shahpaski and Sami Arpa on their respective topics of research.

CVPR 2017

Congratulations to IVRL members Radhakrishna Achanta, Nikolaos Arvanitopoulos, Bin Jin and Marjan Shahpaski on having their papers accepted to the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, taking place in Honolulu, Hawaii.


IVRL member Leonardo Impett will present the lab’s research on Aby Warburg and the Pathosformel at the TRAFIC lectures on art and digital technologies. The lecture will take place on Thursday 17 April, at 1900.