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IST/TU Lisbon (DEEC), Professor
INESC-ID (Associate Laboratory), Researcher


Book on "Circuits and Systems for Security and Privacy"; Edit together with Farhana Sheikh; CRC Press (coming soon)


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Editorial Boards:

IEEE TMM(2014-)
IEEE Access(AE: 2014-)
Springer JRTIP (2013-)

Main Activities

Leonel Sousa is Full Professor ("Professor Catedrático") of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (DEEC) of Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Universidade de Lisboa, in Portugal, and a Senior Researcher of INESC-ID, a non-profit research institute affiliated with IST. His research interests include high performance and parallel computing, micro-architectures for general purpose and specialized processors, and multimedia systems. Member of the Management Committee and leader of the Working Group 1 of EU COST Action NESUS, member of HiPEAC/HiPEAC2 and HiPEAC Reconfigurable Computing Cluster. Fellow of the IET-FIET (2013), Senior Member of ACM (2009), Senior Member of IEEE (2004), and Member of IFIP WG10.3 on concurrent systems.

Recent Talks

  • Performance Modeling for Load Balancing on Multicore Systems @ PDCN, Keynote Speaker, Innsbruk, February'14
  • Monitoring Performance and Power for Application Characterization with the Cache-aware Roofline Model @ PPAM, Warsaw, Invited Speaker, September'13
  • Extending the Application of GPUs Beyond Processing Accelerators @ CE Colloquium, TU Delft, August'09
  • Caravela: A Distributed Stream-based Computing Platform @ IBM Haifa Labs, April'07