Antonio González, 2020 Association for Computing Machinery Fellow

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González is a researcher in the Department of Computer Architecture and professor at FIB.

Professor Antonio González has been appointed member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) thanks to his outstanding scientific contributions in the field of information technology.

The professor at the department of Computer Architecture of the UPC and professor at the Barcelona School of Informatics (FIB) is the only Spanish scientist to have received this distinction this year. González leads the research group on Microarchitecture and Compilers (ARCO), where he has contributed to the design of robust and energy efficient computer architectures.

The FIB professor has been awarded with the ICREA Academia distinction in 2014 and 2019, in recognition of his excellence in research. Moreover, he won the 2008 UPC Duran Farell award in technology research, and he is part of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the ACM.

The ACM, an association that brings together the scientific and educational computing community to advance at a scientific and professional level, has named 95 members ACM Fellows for wide-ranging and fundamental contributions in areas including artificial intelligence, cloud computing, computer graphics, computational biology, data science, human-computer interaction, software engineering, theoretical computer science, and virtual reality, amongst other areas. Fellows are nominated by their peers, with proposals reviewed by a distinguished selection committee.

The 2020 Fellows represent universities, corporations and research centres in Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Germany, Israel, Japan, The Netherlands, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The award ceremony will take place in San Francisco (USA) on 12 June.

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