High-Performance and Distributed Computing
Hans Vandierendonck is a Lecturer (assistant professor) in High-Performance and Distributed Computing in the school of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, at Queen's University Belfast He is a member of the research cluster on high-performance and distributed computing (HPDC). His research interests are on compilers, runtime systems and architectures for parallel systems with special attention to the programmability of such systems. Hans also has a vested interested in computer architecture, and particularly in cache architecture, prediction and performance evaluation.
Hans received the IBM Belgium Prize for Computer Science in 2000 for his graduation thesis on "Bank prediction in multi-bank caches" and in 2004 for his PhD dissertation on "Avoiding mapping conflicts in microprocessors". His graduation thesis also received the Jozef Plateau prize from the Alumni Engineers Ghent in 2000. Hans was finalist in the 2004 Championship Branch Prediction competition.
Prior to joining Queen's, Hans was Fellow with the Research Foundation Flanders and placed at Ghent University. He was visiting researcher at the Foundation for Reseach and Technology - Hellas (FORTH) in the Computer Architecture and VLSI Systems Laboratory in 2010-2011. He was visiting researcher in the Amdahl's Law is Forever (ALF) team at INRIA Rennes in 2005 and he was visiting researcher at the Departament d'Arquitectura de Computadors at the Universitat Polytècnica de Catalunya in 2001.
Hans is a Senior Member of IEEE, a Senior Member of ACM, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the EPSRC College of Peer Reviewers.
More details can be found in his CV.