Mateo Valero, director of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center-Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS), has been invested honorary doctorate in recognition to his excellent work in all aspects of supercomputing, in particular his collaboration in driving forward supercomputing in MexicoTuesday, 12 September 2017
Cinvestav (the Mexican Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute, Cinvestav according to its initials in Spanish) is a public institute in Mexico dedicated to the advancement of science, technology and education at postgraduate level.
The ceremony took place at 12pm on Monday, 11 September in the Auditorio Arturo Rosenblueth, Mexico City. The honorary doctorate was presented by Dr. Pablo Rudomín Zevnovaty, Professor Emeritus of the Physiology, Biophysics and Neuroscience Department at Cinvestav, who had nominated Dr. Valero, BSC-CNS director, for the academic award. The doctorate was awarded in recognition of Dr. Valero’s excellent work in all aspects of supercomputing development and research, in particular his collaboration in driving forward supercomputing in Mexico.
Cinvestav Director José Mustre de Léon was also at the event, which ended with Dr. Valero’s keynote speech, titled “From Classical to Runtime Aware Computer Architectures”.