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Javier Bruguera received the graduated degree and the PhD degree in physics from the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain in 1984 and 1989, respectively. Currently, he is a professor in the Department of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Santiago de Compostela. Previously, he was an assistant professor at the University of Oviedo, Spain, from 1984 to 1986, and an assistant professor at the University of A Corunna, Spain, from 1996 to 1990. In 1990, he joined the Department of Electronic and Computer Science at the University of Santiago de Compostela, as an associate professor from 1990 to 1997 and a full professor since 1997. Dr. Bruguera has been serving as chair of the department between November 2006 and November 2010. He was a research visitor in the Application Center of Microelectronics at Siemens, Munich, Germany, in 1993, for five months, and in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Irvine, from October 1993 to December 1994, and several more times between 1997 and 2004, for shorter periods of time. His primary research interests are in the area of computer arithmetic, processor design, digital design for signal and image processing and computer architecture. He is author/coauthor of nearly 150 research papers published in journals or presented at conferences. Dr. Bruguera has served on program committees for several IEEE, and other meetings; in particular he has been in the program Committee of the IEEE Symposium on Computer Arithmetic (ARITH) since 2003, program cochair of the ARITH19 in 2009 and local arrangements and financial chair of the ARITH16 in 2003. He also has been program chair of the eighth Real Numbers and Computers Conference in 2008 and local program chair of the Europar 2008. Dr. Bruguera is member of the IEEE, the IEEE Computer Society and ACM.
Marius Cornea received a MSc degree in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Cluj, Romania and a PhD degree in Computer Science from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He joined Intel Corporation in 1994, and is now a principal engineer and leader of a team of engineers and mathematicians architecting mathematical libraries and floating-point software for Intel® Architecture processors. His work has spanned many aspects of scientific computation, design and development of numerical algorithms, floating-point emulation, exception handling, and also definition and analysis of new floating-point instructions. He has published numerous papers, including some in computer arithmetic, and holds several US patents. He was a program committee member for recent ARITH conferences, and program cochair of the 19th IEEE Symposium of Computer Arithmetic held in Portland, Oregon in 2009. He is also one of the coauthors of the IEEE Standard 754-2008 for Floating-Point Arithmetic. He is a member of the IEEE.
Debjit Das Sarma received the BS degree in computer science and engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, in 1988, and MS and PhD degrees in computer science and engineering from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, in 1990 and 1995, respectively. Currently he is a Fellow at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in Sunnyvale, California. He is a lead architect there, responsible for the micro-architecture and design of AMD x86 processor cores. He was previously the lead architect of the Floating Point and Multimedia units of various AMD processors. He has been involved in microprocessor architecture and design for the last eighteen years, including the last ten years at AMD, and had worked at Texas Instruments and Cyrix Corporation prior to joining AMD. He has a number of patents in the area of microprocessor core and arithmetic unit design. Dr. Das Sarma has contributed significantly in the research in the area of computer arithmetic. He has published a number of papers in prestigious conference proceedings and journals, including IEEE Symposia on Computer Arithmetic and IEEE Transactions on Computers. He has attended all IEEE Computer Arithmetic meetings since 1993, and has served on the program committee for the 14th, 17th, 18th, and 19th symposiums. He also served as the program cochair for the 19th IEEE Symposium on Computer Arithmetic held in Portland, May 2009. His other professional activities include participation in several panel discussions, and as referee for many journals and conferences. Dr. Das Sarma was recently honored as one of the five distinguished alumni in the last 40 years by the Computer Science and Engineering Department of his Alma mater, Southern Methodist University. He is a member of the IEEE.