Antonio Barbalace is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at the School of Informatics of the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Before, he was an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department, at Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey. Prior to that, he was a Principal Research Scientist and Manager at Huawei, German Research Center, based in Munich, Germany. He was a Research Assistant Professor, and before a Postdoc, at the ECE Department, Virginia Tech, Virginia. He earned a PhD in Industrial Engineering with a specialization in Nuclear Fusion from the University of Padova, Italy, and an MS and BS in Computer Engineering from the same University.
Antonio Barbalace’s research interests include all aspects of system software, embracing hypervisors, operating systems, runtime libraries, and compilers/linkers, for emerging highly-parallel and heterogeneous computer architectures, including near data processing platforms and new generation interconnects with coherent shared memory. His research seeks answers about how to architect or re-architect the entire software stack to ease programmability, portability, enable improved performance and energy efficiency, determinism, fault tolerance, and security. Recently, he embarked in a mission towards the design and development of a Quantum Operating System.