Francisco J. Cazorla is the leader of the CAOS group at BSC and member of HIPEAC and ARTIST. He has led projects funded by industry (IBM and Sun Microsystems), several projects with the European Space Agency and is currently leading the FP7 PROARTIS project. He has participated in FP6 (SARC) and FP7 Projects (MERASA, VeTeSS, parMERASA). He has three patents in the area of hard-real time systems. His research area focuses on multithreaded architectures for both high-performance and real-time systems on which he is co-advising seven PhD theses.
He has co-authored over 70 papers in international refereed conferences and journals. Francisco Cazorla has received the ‘TR35 Spain 2011’ award in 2011. With this award the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) selects the 10 most promising innovators in Spain, whose technical work has enjoyed great success in recent years or has a great potential for development for decades.