The Advanced Hardware Architectures (AHA) Group is a team constituted by lecturers and researchers from the Department of Electronic Engineering (DEE) of the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) in Barcelona, Spain. Their interest areas include the research, development and electronic implementation of advanced information processing systems.

The main topics of interest include (for a detailed list, please refer to our Research and Teaching sections):

- VLSI design (Digital, analog and mixed-signal)
- High-Level digital design
- Soft computing models (Artificial Neural Networks, Fuzzy Systems, Evolutive and Bio-inspired Systems
- Microprocessor- and DSP-based design of embedded systems
- FPGA's and programmable integrated systems (Systems On a Chip - SOC's)
- Image processing