Hello, I am Josep Lluí­s Berral-García, researcher, specialist in applied machine learning and data mining, focusing on autonomic data-center management systems.

Short bio

Josep Lluís Berral received his Engineering degree in Informatics (2007), M.Sc. in Computer Architecture (2008), and Ph.D. in Computer Science (2013) at BarcelonaTech-UPC. He works in high-performance data-analytics and machine learning on cloud environments at the Department of Computer Architecture @ Barcelona-Tech (DAC-UPC) and the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC). He is the manager of the “Computing Resources Orchestration and Management for AI” group (UPC + BSC). He is currently collaborating in European projects and private projects with Intel, IBM and Petrobras, and previously with Databricks, Microsoft and Cisco. He did research at the “High-Performance Computing” group and at the “Relational Algorithms, Complexity and Learning” group at UPC. He has also been at the DarkLab group at Rutgers University (Piscataway, NJ) in 2012, also in IBM Watson Labs (Yorktown, NY) in 2019. He was awarded with a Juan de la Cierva research fellowship from the Spanish Ministry of Economy in 2016. He is an IEEE and ACM member.

Current occupation

  • Researcher and Professor Lecturer at the Department of Computer Architecture (DAC-UPC).

  • Researcher and Scientific Advisor at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC).