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Jose-Maria Arnau

jarnau@ac.upc.edu

Computer Architecture Department
UPC - BarcelonaTech
C6-115 Campus Nord UPC
C\Jordi Girona 1-3
08034 Barcelona, Spain
Phone: +34 9340 54039

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Short Biography

I am a postdoctoral researcher at UPC - BarcelonaTech. I am working in the Computer Architecture Department enclosed in the ARCO (ARchitectures and COmpilers) research group. I received BSc in Computer Engineering from the Universitat Jaume I, and MSc and Ph.D. on Computer Architecture from the UPC. My thesis was done under the supervision of Dr. Polychronis Xekalakis and Prof. Joan-Manuel Parcerisa.


Current Research

My current research focuses on developing energy-efficient hardware platforms for cognitive computing. The main goal is to propose hardware architectures for ultra low-power devices that efficiently support applications such as automatic speech recognition (ASR), machine translation (MT) or text-to-speech (TTS). These applications are mainly based on deep neural networks (DNNs), but graph-based algorithms like the Viterbi search are also widely employed. My research explores four different platforms for cognitive computing:


Current Ph.D. Students

I am co-advising five Ph.D. students along with Prof. Antonio Gonzalez:


Past Research

My past research focused on energy-efficient architectures for mobile GPUs:


Publications


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