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Marcos Horro

PhD Candidate (FPU)

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

marcos.horro [at]

Proud Galician

Interactive CV
Since 1994

Football and motorcycle
Personal blog (spanish)

+34 881 011 376 (extension 1376)
Facultade de Informática
Campus Elviña S/N, 15071
Laboratorio 0.2

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


Course 2018/2019


  title={Study of the Intel Knights Landing (KNL) memory system tradeoffs},
  author={Horro, Marcos and Rodríguez, Gabriel and Touriño, Juan and Kandemir, Mahmut T},
  publisher={13th International Summer School on Advanced Computer Architecture and Compilation for High-Performance and Embedded Systems (ACACES)}
  title={Exploración y optimización energética de arquitecturas heterogéneas con el framework gem5},
  author={Horro, Marcos and Rodríguez, Gabriel and Touriño, Juan},
  booktitle={Actas Jornadas Sarteco},
  title={Architectural exploration of heterogeneous memory systems},
  author={Horro, Marcos and Rodríguez, Gabriel and Touriño, Juan and Kandemir, Mahmut T},
  booktitle={19th workshop on Compiler for Parallel Computing},
  title={Actividades na Ensinanza Secundaria. Experiencia dun alumno no caso concreto de modelización de focos luminosos},
  author={Búa, Jose B. and Horro, Marcos},
  booktitle={VI Congreso de AGAPEMA},


  • 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