Simon Garcia De Gonzalo

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I am currently a Postdoctoral Researcher and STARS 2020 Fellow at Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), Computer Sciences Department . At BSC, I work within the "Accelerators and Communications for HPC" team.  My research interests are in the area of performance portability, runtime systems and programming models for high performance computing.


  • 2012/08 - 2020/05: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Ph.D in Computer Science.
  • 2007/08 - 2012/05: Florida State Univerisity. BS in Computer Science.


  • JACC: An OpenACC Runtime Framework with Kernel-Level and Multi-GPU Parallelization, Kazuaki Matsumura, Simon Garcia de Gonzalo, Antonio J Peña. In the proceedings of the 2021 IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing, Data, & Analytitcs. (HiPC’21).
  • "Petascale XCT: 3D Image Reconstruction with Hierarchical Communications on Multi-GPU Nodes", Mert Hidayetoglu, Tekin Bicer, Simon Garcia de Gonzalo, Bin Ren, Vincent De Andrade, Doga Gursoy, Rajkumar Kettimuthu, Ian Foster, Wen-mei Hwu, In the proceedings of the 2020 ACM International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis. ACM (SC20). (SC20 Best Paper Award)