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

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