Mateo Valero#


Michael Huth
Email:mateo 'at' ac.upc.es
Membership Number:2657
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SPAIN
Section:INFORMATICS
Username:mvalero
Elected:2009
Homepage: http://www.ac.upc.es/homes/mateo




Present and Previous Positions
  • Since May 2004 Director of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (www.bsc.es), the National Centre of Supercomputing in Spain
  • 2001 - 2005 Chair of the Computer Architecture Department
  • 2002 - 2004 Member of the Advisory Board of the Intel Microprocessor Research Lab
  • 2000 - 2004 Director of CIRI, the CEPBA-IBM Research Institute
  • 1995 – 2000 Director of C4, the Catalan Center for Computation and Communications
  • 1990 - 1995 Director of the European Center for Parallelism of Barcelona (CEPBA)
  • 1983 - 1990 Chair of the Computer Architecture Department
  • 1974-now Professor and since 1983, full professor at the Computer Architecture Department, Technical University of Catalonia (UPC)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Computer architecture
  • High performance computers

Honours and Awards
  • Eckert-Mauchly Award, by the IEEE and ACM
  • Spanish National awards: the "Julio Rey Pastor" to recognize research on IT technologies and the “Leonardo Torres Quevedo” to recognize research in Engineering, by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology, and the “King Jaime I” in research by the Generalitat Valenciana
  • Honorary Doctor by the Universities of Chalmers, Belgrade and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in Spain
  • "Hall of the Fame" member (selected as one of the 25 most influents European researchers in IT during the period 1983-2008. Lyon, November 2008)
  • December 1994 Founding member of the Royal Spanish Academy of Engineering
  • 2005 elected Correspondant Academic of the Spanish Royal Academy of Science
  • 2006 Member of the Royal Spanish Academy of Doctors
  • 2008 Member of the Academia Europaea
  • Fellow of the IEEE, Fellow of the ACM and an Intel Distinguished Research Fellow


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