Parallel Distributed Infrastructure for Minimization of Energy

People

Dr. Rubén Titos-Gil

Rubén Titos-Gil received the MS and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the University of Murcia, Spain, in 2006 and 2011, respectively. Between 2012 and 2014, he held a postdoc position at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. In April 2014, he joined BSC and began working for the ParaDIME project.
His research interests lay on the fields of parallel computer architecture and programming models, including synchronization, coherence protocols and memory hierarchy.
 

Lenar Yazdanov

PhD student

Thomas Knauth

PhD student

Malte Schneegass

Emma Torrella

Emma Torrella, who joined BSC in 2014, has a wide experience in managing research and innovation of both European and national projects regarding social innovation and health fields. She is together with Gina Alioto, the Project Manager of ParaDIME project and currently coordinating projects from Computer Architecture for Parallel Paradigms group in BSC-CNS, specifically FP7 projects like RETHINK big and AXLE, as well as ICT-Energy project. She holds a degree in Political Sciences and a master in International Relations and European Integration (UAB).

Dr. Oscar Palomar

Oscar Palomar received his degree on Computer Sciences on 2002 from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and his Ph.D  on Computer Architecture in 2011 from the same university. Since 2010 he has been working on the Barcelona Supercomputing Center in the Computer Architectures for Parallel Paradigms group. His research interests involve low-power vector architectures and energy minimization.

Santhosh Kumar Rethinagiri

Santhosh Kumar Rethinagiri received his Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Anna University, Chennai, India, in 2006, the Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from KTH, Stockholm, Sweden in 2009 and the Ph.D. in computer science from the INRIA Lille Nord Europe in 2013. He worked with Synopsys for a year in Germany before getting into his PhD. He is currently working as a senior researcher with the Microsoft research group in Barcelona Supercomputing center, Spain. His research interests involve minimization of energy for data centers, power reduction for supercomputers with mobile computing chips and also FPGA based acceleration for data bases.

Dr. Santhosh Kumar Rethinagiri

Santhosh Kumar Rethinagiri received his Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Anna University, Chennai, India, in 2006, the Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from KTH, Stockholm, Sweden in 2009 and the Ph.D. in computer science from the INRIA Lille Nord Europe in 2013. He worked with Synopsys for a year in Germany before getting into his PhD. He is currently working as a senior researcher with the Microsoft research group in Barcelona Supercomputing center, Spain. His research interests involve minimization of energy for data centers, power reduction for supercomputers with mobile computing chips and also FPGA based acceleration for data bases.

Yarco Hayduk

Yarco Hayduk is a PhD student at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Neuchâtel, supervised by Prof. Pascal Felber and cosupervised by Dr. Anita Sobe. His current work is primarily targeted at investigating the use of Transactional Memory in Energy Efficient Computing.

Prior to doing his doctoral studies, Yarco worked for Zilliant Solutions, SoftServe and HQS. He completed his undergraduate studies in Computer Science at the University of Lviv Polytechnic (Ukraine). In 2012 he completed his Master’s in Computer Science under the excellent supervision of Prof. Carson K. Leung at the University of Manitoba (Canada). Later that year, he also completed his Master’s in Computer Science under the supervision of Prof. Anatolii Batiuk at the University of Lviv Polytechnic.

Yarco’s research interests include Transactional Memory, Distributed and Large Scale Computing as well as Data Mining. He also enjoys Functional Programming.

Gulay Yalcin

Gülay Yalçın is a PhD student at Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya and a research student in Barcelona Supercomputing Center. She holds BS degree in Computer Engineering from Hacettepe University and MS degree in Computer Engineering from TOBB University of Economics and Technology.

Dr. Anita Sobe

Anita Sobe is currently post-doc researcher at the Institute of Informatics at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland working on energy-efficient large-scale parallel and distributed systems. Before, she was senior researcher at the Institute of Networked and Embedded Systems (self-organizing smart grids), and research- and teaching-assistant at the Institute of Information technology (self-organizing multimedia delivery) at the Alpen-Ardria Universität Klagenfurt. She graduated from the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt, Austria with a Master’s degree in computer science in 2008 and with a PhD towards the topic of “Self-organizing Multimedia Delivery” in 2012. The work on her thesis is part of a cooperative funded project of the Lakeside Research Labs GmbH and the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt. She has industry experience due to her internship at the IBM Research Laboratory in Zurich, Switzerland (2006) and her internship at NEC Europe Ltd in Heidelberg, Germany (2007/2008).

Arindam Mallik

Arindam Mallik received his Masters and Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Northwestern University (Evanston, USA) in 2004 and 2008, respectively. Arindam presently works as a specialist researcher in the Design Technology and Enablement group at imec. He has published more than 30 papers in International Journals and Conferences and holds two patents. His research interests include technology-aware circuit design, adaptive system architecture, power-performance trade-off analysis in embedded platforms, and system-level analysis of advanced technology nodes. 

Dr. Osman Unsal

Dr. Osman Unsal received the B.S., M.S. and PhD degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Istanbul Technical University (Turkey), Brown University (USA) and University of Massachusetts, Amherst  (USA) respectively. Together with Dr. Adrian Cristal, he co-manages the Computer Architecture for Parallel Paradigms research group at BSC. His current research interests include many-core computer architecture, reliability, low-power computing, programming models and transactional memory. 

Dr. Adrián Cristal

Dr. Adrián Cristal is co-manager of the Computer Architecture for Parallel Paradigms research group at BSC. His interests include high-performance microarchitecture, multi- and many-core chip multiprocessors, transactional memory, and programming models. He received a PhD from the Computer Architecture Department at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), Spain, and he has a BS and an MS in computer science from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

Dr. Jens Struckmeier

Dr. Jens Struckmeier is a founder and managing director of Cloud and Heat GmbH, a startup company focusing on environmental friendly and cost effective cloud computing. From 2004-2009 he successfully managed the company nAmbition GmbH a nano-biology startup company focused on automated force spectroscopy instrument and software development. During the years 2001-2004 he was in charge of the force spectroscopy group at Veeco Instruments, CA, USA and has developed the successful PicoForce MultiMode atomic force microscope. After studying semiconductor and laser physics at the Universities of RWTH Aachen and Marburg, he obtained his PhD in Physics in 2001 investigating the mechanoreceptor of bone cells in zero gravity and under micro-stimulation.