2009 Harry H. Goode Award Recipient
“In recognition of seminal contributions to vector, out-of-order, multithreaded, and VLIW processor architectures”
Mateo Valero, is a professor in the Computer Architecture Department at UPC, in Barcelona. His research interests focuses on high performance architectures. He has published approximately 500 papers, has served in the organization of more than 200 International Conferences and he has given more than 300 invited talks. He is the director of the Barcelona Supercomputing Centre, the National Centre of Supercomputing in Spain.
Dr. Valero has been honoured with several awards. Among them, the Eckert-Mauchly Award, by the IEEE and the ACM, two Spanish National awards, the "Julio Rey Pastor" to recognize research on IT technologies and the “Leonardo Torres Quevedo” to recognize research in Engineering, by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology, presented by the King of Spain and the “King Jaime I” in research by the Generalitat Valenciana presented by the Queen of Spain. He has been named Honorary Doctor by the University of Chalmers, by the University of Belgrade, by the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canarias in Spain and by the University of Veracruz in Mexico. "Hall of the Fame", selected as one of the 25 most influents European researchers in IT during the period 1983-2008.
In December 1994, Professor Valero became a founding member of the Royal Spanish Academy of Engineering. In 2005 he was elected Correspondant Academic of the Spanish Royal Academy of Science and in 2006, member of the Royal Spanish Academy of Doctors and member of the “Academia Europea”, the “Academy of Europe”. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, Fellow of the ACM and an Intel Distinguished Research Fellow. In 1998 he won a “Favourite Son” Award of his home town, Alfamen (Zaragoza) and in 2006, his native town of Alfamen named their Public College after him.