Ramon Canal

r c a n a l @ a c . u p c . e d u

Departament d'Arquitectura de Computadors
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
c/ Jordi Girona 1-3, Mòdul C6-107
Telephone: +34-93-4054034
Fax: +34-93-4017055

About me

I am an associate professor and the Vice Dean of postgraduate studies at the "Facultat d'Informatica de Barcelona" (Barcelona School of Informatics) enclosed in the "Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya-Barcelona Tech" (UPC). I am working at the Computer Architecture Departament enclosed in the ARCO (ARchitectures and COmpilers) group. I received the BSc. MSc and Ph.D. from the UPC. The thesis was done under the supervision of  Antonio González (UPC)and James E. Smith in the University of Wisconsin-Madison and I happily spent a sabbatical at Harvard University during the course 2006-2007.

Current research

Past research

Invited Talks (talks, seminars, keynotes, etc)

Current students


Past students

  • Enric Herrero (PhD '11) UPC Outstanding PhD Award
  • Álvaro Martínez (MSc'12)
  • Manish Rana (MSc'12)
  • José M. Heredia (MSc '11)
  • Jorge Martínez (MSc '10)




  • Shrikanth Ganapathy(MSc '09)
  • Enric Herrero (MSc '07)
  • Matteo Monchiero (Visiting PhD'07)
  • Manel Domínguez (BSc '07)
  • David Oro (MSc '06)
  • Susana Fons (MSc'06)
  • Alberto Costas (BSc'06)
  • Ricardo Villáfila (MSc'06)
  • Marta Ruiz (BSc'06)
  • Susana Aguilar (MSc '06)

Current lectures

Past lectures

Honors and Awards

Curriculum Vitae

That's what I do in my spare time

Barcelona, April 2014