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Juan Fumero

Profile page created Feb 25, 2020

Research Fellow at The University of Manchester
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Juan Fumero is a Research Fellow at the University of Manchester. His research topics are Heterogeneous High-Level Languages Virtual Machines, GPGPUs, and distributed computing. Currently, he is working as part of the TornadoVM project for bringing automatic GPU and FPGA JIT compilation and execution for Java programs. He also collaborates with Intel to bring oneAPI into TornadoVM for performing code optimizations for Intel compute architectures (xPUs). Juan received a Ph.D. degree from The University of Edinburgh on Accelerating Interpreted Programming Languages on GPUs for Java, R, and Ruby. Additionally, he has also worked as an intern at Oracle Labs and CERN, implementing compilers, and evaluating parallel techniques for multi-core systems.