Speaker: Alex Nicolau (UC Irvine)
Date: Monday, 23rd October 2017, 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Building C6 room E101Thursday, 19 October 2017
This seminar is jointly organized by the Severo Ochoa Research Seminars (SORS) and the High Performance Computing research group (CAP) of the Computer Architecture Department at UPC.
Alex Nicolau is a professor and department chair of Computer Science at UC Irvine. A pioneer in Instruction Level Parallelism, and the application of ILP technology to CAD/Synthesis, his 28 Ph.D. graduates work/worked for high-tech companies such as Intel, Google, Yahoo, Qualcomm, and universities such as Stanford, UIUC, McGill, IIT Delhi. His more recent work centered on Embedded Systems and Synthesis, especially in performance/power tradeoffs, and performance issues in GPUs, FPGAs and HPC.
The author of well over 300 conference and journal articles plus many books, Alex is an IEEE Fellow and editor in chief of the International Journal of Parallel Programming, the oldest journal in that field.