Daniel Rossier was born in 1968 in Friborg, and comes from Montagny-les-Monts (FR).
In 1996, he got an Engineer Degree in computer sciences from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne and
achieved a PhD at the University of Fribourg jointly with Swisscom in the field of autonomous mobile agents and
realtime code dissemination in large optical transport layers in the perspective
of improving network and service management. He got the title of Doctor of Computer Science in 2002 and
also holds since 2005 a certificate from the International Project Management Association (IPMA Level C)
He has a sound experience of over 15 Years in industry as software engineer and system architect, and leaded several research
projects in the field of low-level middleware and service execution environment for adaptive and autonomous systems.
He also holds a certificate from the International Project Management Association (IPMA Level C).
After spending seven years at Swisscom as a consultant and project manager, Daniel Rossier started his activities
at HEIG-VD as a lecturer, from 2003 to 2005, then joined the REDS institute full time from 2005 as a full-time Professor in embedded computing.
His research interests are embedded systems, realtime operating systems and programming, virtualization and software execution environments.
Married and father of two girls and a boy, his hobbies are music (guitar), sport (football, running), reading, gardening ...