Leonel Sousa is a Full Professor ("Professor Catedrático") of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (DEEC) of Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (UTL), in Portugal, a Senior Researcher at INESC-ID, and actually Chair of the Board of Directors of this non-profit research institute. 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 ComplexHPC, 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.
- Extending the Application of GPUs Beyond Processing Accelerators @ CE Colloquium, TU Delft, August'09
- Any-Core Memory-Centric Architecture for Advanced Video Coding @ Un. Santiago Compostela, November'08
- Stream-based concurrent computational models and programming tools @ Univ. of Murcia, May'08
- Caravela: A Distributed Stream-based Computing Platform @ IBM Haifa Labs, April'07