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Marcos Horro

PhD Candidate (FPU)

University of A Coruña (UDC)
Computer Architecture Group (GAC)

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Facultade de Informática
Campus Elviña S/N, 15071
Laboratorio 0.2


  • papi_wrapper C - simplifies PAPI API low level interface in a set of macros
  • gem5McPATparse Flex, Bison, C++ - translates the output of gem5 to McPAT format
  • gem5-spm C++, Python - implementation of scratchpad memories in gem5 simulator
  • iConmunicate Android, Nearby, BT - messenger over bluetooth having a gallery of icons
  • Look Around Android, sensors, Unity, VR - reading QR retrieves information of places of interest, allowing to visualize it using virtual reality through the camera
  • MusicSort Python, Django, APIs - retrivies all the information of a set of songs uploaded, such as metadata, album cover, lyrics, etc.


Course 2018/2019


[1] Marcos Horro, Mahmut T. Kandemir, Louis-Noel Pouchet, Gabriel Rodriguez, Juan Tourino, Effect of Distributed Directories in Mesh Interconnects, 56th Annual Design Automation Conference, DAC, Las Vegas, NV (USA), June 2019. [ bib ]
[1] Marcos Horro, Gabriel Rodríguez, Juan Touriño, and Mahmut T Kandemir. Study of the Intel Knights Landing (KNL) Memory System Tradeoffs, 2017. [ bib ]
[2] Marcos Horro, Gabriel Rodríguez, and Juan Touriño. Exploración y optimización energética de arquitecturas heterogéneas con el framework gem5. In Actas Jornadas Sarteco, pages 509--516, 2016. [ bib ]
[3] Marcos Horro, Gabriel Rodríguez, Juan Touriño, and Mahmut T Kandemir. Architectural exploration of heterogeneous memory systems. In 19th workshop on Compiler for Parallel Computing, pages 1--8, 2016. [ bib ]
[4] Jose B. Búa and Marcos Horro. Actividades na ensinanza secundaria. experiencia dun alumno no caso concreto de modelización de focos luminosos. In VI Congreso de AGAPEMA, pages 1--1, 2012. [ bib ]


  • PhD Candidate

    Computer Architecture Group

    Oct 2017 - present

    FPU fellowship

  • MSc Computer Engineering

    University of A Coruña

    Oct 2016 - Feb 2018

    90 credits course to complete my engineering studies

  • Research intern

    Computer Architecture Group

    Jun 2016 - Sep 2017

    Continuation of previous internship and working on topics related with HPC

  • Internship

    Department of Electronics and Systems

    Jan 2015 - Jun 2015

    Competitive internship to collaborate in a department and initiate to research

  • BSc Computer Engineering

    University of A Coruña

    Sep 2012 - Jun 2016

    Erasmus at Chalmer University of Technology from August 2015 to January 2016
    Best student award of 2016 promotion
    10/10 Final Degree Project
  • Science baccalaureate

    IES Ramón Cabanillas

    Sep 2010 - Jun 2012

    Best student award of 2012 promotion