CARLA 2024

Publication Chair

Carlos Jaime Barrios Hernández

Argonne National Laboratory, Department of Energy, USA

University: Universidad Industrial de Santander

Country: Colombia 

Professor Barrios is a systems engineer from the Industrial University of Santander (Bucaramanga, Colombia), holds a master’s degree in applied mathematics and computer science from the University of Grenoble – Alpes (Grenoble, France), and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Nice-Côte d’Azur (Nice, France), which he obtained with the distinction “very honorable” for his work on a national French project between INRIA (National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation), the Grenoble Informatics Laboratory (LIG), and the Laboratory of Informatics, Systems and Signals of Sophia Antipolis (I3S). He has been a visiting researcher at the Institute of Informatics of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, the Barcelona Supercomputing Center in Spain, the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy, the University of Luxembourg’s Institute of Technologies, among others, and collaborates with several international companies such as NVIDIA, Intel, HPE, IBM, Atos-BULL, and Ecopetrol, among others. He has also created and led courses and conferences on HPC (such as SC-CAMP, CLCAR, and CARLA) and participates in various scientific and technological associations worldwide (SIGHPC-ACM, TCC-IEEE) related to scalable architectures and high-performance computing. Additionally, he has served as a scientific and technological consultant on various HPC projects in Latin America, including the ABACUS project of CINVESTAV-IPN in Mexico. He is currently a research professor at the Industrial University of Santander in Bucaramanga, Colombia, and a consultant through the ICT Think Tank for Colombian government affairs via the Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies (MinTIC) of the Colombian Government. He also serves as the general coordinator of the Advanced Computing Service for Latin America and the Caribbean and leads the transformation process of Supercomputing and Scientific Computing at the Industrial University of Santander (SC3UIS) towards the Colombian Center for Advanced Computing.