Adrián Cristal received the “licenciatura” in Compuer Science from Universidad de Buenos Aires (FCEN) in 1995 and the PhD. degree in Computer Science in 2006, from the Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain. From 1992 to 1995 he has been lecturing in Neural Network and Compiler Design. In UPC, from 2003 to 2006 he has been lecturing on computer organization.
Currently, and since 2006, he is researcher in Computer Architecture group at BSC. He is currently co-manager of the “Computer Arquitecture for parallel paradigms”. His research interests cover the areas of microarchitecture, multicore architectures, and programming models for multicore architectures. He has published around 60 publications in these topics and participated in several research projects with other universities and industries, in framework of the European Union programmes or in direct collaboration with technology leading companies.
Computer Architecture, Kilo-instruction Processors, Transactional Memory