Antonio González received his Ph.D. degree from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), in Barcelona, Spain in 1989. He is the founding director of Intel Labs Barcelona, started in 2002, whose activity focuses on computer architecture. He joined the faculty of the Computer Architecture Department of UPC in 1986, became a Full Professor in 2002, and currently holds a part-time Full Professor position at this department.
Antonio has filed over 40 patents, has published over 300 research papers and has given over 100 invited talks in the areas of computer architecture and compilers.
Antonio has been program chair for ICS 2003, ISPASS 2003, MICRO 2004, HPCA 2008 and ISCA 2011, and general chair for MICRO 2008 among other symposia. He has served on the program committees for over 100 international symposia in the field of computer architecture, including ISCA, MICRO, HPCA, ASPLOS, PACT, ICS, ISPASS, and IPDPS. He has served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Computer Architecture Letters, ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization, and Journal of Embedded Computing.
Antonio’s awards include the award to the best student in computer engineering in Spain graduating in 1986, the 2001 Rosina Ribalta award as the advisor of the best PhD project in Information Technology and Communications, the 2008 Duran Farrell award for research in technology, and the 2009 Aritmel National Award of Informatics to the Computer Engineer of the Year.