Raul Sirvent Pardell

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Raül Sirvent has a PhD. degree in Computer Science at the Computer Architecture Department (UPC, 2009). He was involved in research activities at the European Center of Parallelism of Barcelona (CEPBA) from 2002 to 2005. Since 2005, he holds a permanent position at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center inside the Computer Sciences department, Workflows and Distributed Computing group. He also acts as Strategy Advisor at the Qbeast BSC spin-off company, which he helped to create.

His main research interests are related to High Performance Computing programming models, deployment, dynamic resource management and scheduling, as well as Grid and Cloud programming models and tools, automatic workflow generation, fault tolerance mechanisms and provenance. He has been involved in FP6 projects CoreGRID, BEinGRID, and BREIN; FP7 projects OPTIMIS, transPLANT, ASCETiC and HBP (RU and SGA-1 phases); H2020 projects HPB-SGA-2, HPCEuropa3, I-BiDaaS, QUAKE (as coordinator); Horizon Europe project DT-GEO; the spanish projects NUBA, AMIGA4GAS, CECH and COLMENA; and he is one of the founders of the GRID superscalar project (precursor of the COMPSs Programming Model).

He has also acted as EU-ICT project proposals evaluator, has been invited to a number of venues as speaker, has been referee of renowned journals and has acted as Organising and Program Committee of renowned conferences.


As per January 2024:

Peer-reviewed research publications: around 70 in International Journals and Conferences, with a total of 1520 citations, an h-index of 16 and an i-10 index of 30 (Google Scholar)
First Quartile Journal publications: 6.
Number of books: 10 book chapters.
Final degree projects advised: 3.
PhD Theses advised: 1.

Other Merits:
Evaluator Call 2 EU FP7 BonFIRE project (March/April 2012).
Invited speaker: 8 events.
Invited to Future Generation Grids 2004 (Schloss Dagstuhl).
Journal reviewer: 4.
Organising Committee: IEEE e-Science 2018 (Publication Chair), IEEE IPDPS 2019 (Primary PC Member).
Program Committee Member: More than 30 conferences (including SC, IPDPS, e-Science, Cluster).
External Reviewer: 9 conferences.