Mateo Valero#


Mateo Valero
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, with special emphasis on high performance computers: processor organization, memory hierarchy, systolic array processors, interconnection networks, numerical algorithms, compilers and performance evaluation

Honours and Awards
  • the Eckert-Mauchly Award, by the IEEE and ACM
  • two 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.
  • In 2005 elected Correspondant Academic of the Spanish Royal Academy of Science and in 2006 member of the Royal Spanish Academy of Doctors, in 2008 elected member of the Academia Europaea
  • He is Fellow of the IEEE, Fellow of the ACM and an Intel Distinguished Research Fellow


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