Our institute

A short description of IDSIA

The Swiss AI Lab IDSIA (Istituto Dalle Molle di Studi sull'Intelligenza Artificiale) is a not-for-profit  research institute for artificial intelligence. It is a joint instiute of both the Faculty of Informatics of the Università della Svizzera Italiana and the Department of Innovative Technologies of SUPSI, the University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland.

We focus on various aspects of artificial intelligence, from deep neural networks to explainable causal networks, from machine vision to autonomous robotics, intersecting control engineering and operations research with AI/ML methods.

IDSIA is situated in Lugano, a lakeside city in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino, a region of Switzerland well known for its warm climate and outstanding scenery.