Professor Armando De Giusti

Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP), Argentina

Facultad de Informática


Teaching: Professor at the Faculty of Informatics, UNLP, Visiting Professor of the Faculty of Engineering of the Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia San Juan Bosco (UNPSB).

Current Courses: Parallel Systems (Bachelor Degree in Computer and Systems UNLP), Distributed Systems (Bachelor in Computer UNPSJB), Grid Computing (PhD in Computer Science UNLP).

Academic Positions: President of the Commission of Scientific Research of the Province of Buenos Aires (2016-2020)
Dean of the Faculty of Informatics of the UNLP (2014-2018), Academic Vice President of the National University of La Plata (2010-2014), Dean of the Faculty of Informatics, UNLP (2001-2004 & 2007-2010).

Research: Researcher of CONICET, Director of the Institute for Research in Computer (LIDI), Main Researcher/Coordinator of national and international projects in Parallel and Distributed Systems. Resumed CV at

Member of the Academy of Engineering of Pcia. de Buenos Aires (Argentina) since April 28, 2011.

Topics of Interest: Distributed & Parallel Systems, Parallel Algorithms, Cluster, Grid & Cloud Computing, High Performance Computing, Real Time Systems, Information Technology applied to Education.


Professor Mauricio Marín

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Department of Computer Engineering

Associate Researcher of Yahoo! Research Latin America

Teaching: Professor at the Computer Engineering Departament at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile. Visiting Professor at different  national & international universities.

Academic positions: Director of the Department of Computer Engineering, University of Magallanes (1995, 1999-2001), Director of University Cooperation, University of Magallanes (2004-05), President of Society of Computer Science of Chile (2006-08).

Research: Associated Researcher of the Yahoo! Labs Latin America (Santiago de Chile). at Engineering School of the University of Chile at Santiago.  The main topics focuses on research in the areas of Web search and mining and he has participated in differents national & international projects. He is currently director of the Massive Event Processing in Real Time (IDeA FONDEF) and Scalable Observatories of the Web in Real Time proyects (FONDEF) projects. Summary of Publications at Dep. de Ingeniería Informática, UdeSantiago.

Topics of Interest:Parallel Computing, Databases, Information Retrieval.

Professor Barton Miller

University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

Computer Sciences Department

Chief Scientist, DHS Software Assurance Marketplace Research Center

Teaching: Professor of Computer Sciences at the Computer Science Department, UW-Madison.

Current Courses:Introduction to Operating Systems, Freshman Honors Internet Seminar, Advanced Operating Systems and Distributed Systems.

Research: He directs the Paradyn Tools project, which is investigating program scalability and binary program analysis and instrumentation technologies for use in HPC, systems design, and cyber-security. Miller is Chief Scientist of the DHS-funded Software Assurance Marketplace (SWAMP) research center, a joint effort between the Morgridge Institute of Research, University of Wisconsin Computer Sciences Department, Indiana University, and the University of Illinois. He also co-directs the MIST software vulnerability assessment project in collaboration with his colleagues at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. More information (+)

Topics of Interest: High-Performance Computing Systems, Binary Code Analysis & Instrumentation, Computer Security, Scalable Distributed Systems.


Professor Marcela Printista

Universidad Nacional de San Luis (UNSL), Argentina

Facultad de Facultad de Ciencias Físico-Matemáticas y Naturales

Computer Sciences Department

Teaching: Professor at the Faculty of Informatics, Visiting Professor of the Faculty of Informatics of the Universidad Nacional La Plata.

Current Courses: Distributed & Parallel Systems (Bachelor Degree in Computer Science UNSL), PArallel Programming: Techniques & APplications using Computers Clusters(BsC & PhD course at UNSL), Fundamentals of Parallel Processing (Postgraduate course in High Performance Computing and GRID Technology Program at UNLP).

Academic Positions: Academic Secretary (from 2014). Associate Dean of Faculty of Mathematics-Physical and Natural Sciences of the National University of San Luis (2010-2013).

Research: Researcher (associate) of CONICET and co-director of the R&D Laboratory in Computational Intelligence -LIDIC, UNSL- . Main Researcher/Coordinator of projects in the area of HPC & Parallel Systems.

Topics of Interest: High-Performance Computing,Parallel Algorithms,Parallel and Distributed Computing, Parallel Programming.