Speaker Bio

Jose Moreira

IBM (Lead Developer of Blue Gene Sw Stack)

José E. Moreira is a Distinguished Research Staff Member at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center. He received a B.S. degree in physics and B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Sao Paulo. He received a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Since joining IBM in 1995, Dr. Moreira has worked on a variety of high-performance systems, including two ASCI systems (Blue Pacific and White) and the Blue Gene/L supercomputer, for which he was the System Software architect. Dr. Moreira has been responsible for various architectural and micro-architectural innovations in the three most recent generations of POWER processors. He conceived the POWER10 matrix unit, the first of its kind in a commercial processor. Dr. Moreira is a Fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and a Distinguished Scientist of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery). Contact him at jmoreira@us.ibm.com