Chapter 13

Ask the Experts

Josep Torrellas on Parallel Multicore Architectures


Josep Torrellas is a Professor at the Departments of Computer Science and (by courtesy) Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). He is the Director of the Center for Programmable Extreme Scale Computing, and past Director of the Illinois-Intel Parallelism Center (I2PC). He is a Fellow of IEEE (2004) and ACM (2010). He received the 2015 IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award, for “Pioneering contributions to shared-memory multiprocessor architectures and thread-level speculation”, and the ICCD High-Impact ...

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