CARLA 2024

Financial Chair

Philippe Navaux

Navigating Challenges and Opportunities of AI-driven High Throughput Computing

University: Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Country: Brasil

Navaux has been a professor at the Institute of Informatics of UFRGS University, Porto Alegre, Brazil, since 1971. He graduated in Electronic Engineering from UFRGS in 1970, Brazil, obtained a Master’s degree in Applied Physics from UFRGS in 1973, Brazil, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from INPG, Grenoble, in 1979, France. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Computer Architecture – High-Performance Computing. He leads the Parallel and Distributed Processing Group (GPPD), with projects funded by Brazilian government agencies such as Finep, RNP, CNPq, Capes, and International Cooperation, FP7 and H2020, with groups from Spain, France, Germany, and the United States. He also participates in projects with Microsoft, Intel, HP, DELL, Altus, and Itautec. He has supervised nearly 100 master’s and doctoral theses and has published about 400 articles in journals and conferences. He is a member of SBC, Brazilian Computer Society, SBPC, ACM, and IEEE. He serves as a consultant for various national and international funding organizations such as the DoE (USA), ANR (FR), FINEP, CNPq, CAPES, FAPESP, FAPERGS, FAPEMIG, FACEPE, and others. He was a member of the Superior Council of FAPERGS and the CTC, Scientific and Technical Council, LNCC/MCT. He was the coordinator of the Computer Area Committee of Capes/MEC and a member of the University Council of UFRGS. Currently, he is a member and coordinator of the national scientific committee of CNPq/MCTIC.