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 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.
- 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