Jordi Garcia Almiñana

Associate (tenured) Professor

Contact info:


Department of Computer Architecture

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

UPC BarcelonaTech

Neàpolis, CRAAX Lab

Rambla Exposició 59-69

08800 Vilanova i la Geltrú

Tel. (+34) 938 967 293

email: jordig [at]


Dr. Jordi Garcia is a professor in the Department of Computer Architecture (Departament d'Arquitectura de Computadors, DAC) at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC BarcelonaTech. He has a master degree in Computer Science (1991) and a PhD degree in Computer Science (1997), both from the UPC BarcelonaTech. Jordi Garcia joined the UPC in 1991. From 2001 to 2004 he was the vice-dean of university extension, and from 2004 to 2010 he was the vice-dean, head of studies, both at the Barcelona School of Informatics (Facultat d'Informàtica de Barcelona, FIB). From 2010 to 2013 he was the academic director of the Center of Cooperation for Development. And from 2015 to 2016 he was the Rector's Delegate of the SINO-Spanish Campus at the Tongji University, in Shanghai, China.

His research is developed at the CRAAX Lab, with interests in resources management in smart scenarios, with emphasis on the data management and optimization of big data processing. He has also been involved in the massively parellel systems, the optimization techniques for supercomputers, and the optimization of run-time environments. He is also interested in the operating systems internal implementation, as well as the run-time interaction between the operating system (Linux) and the virtual environments (Java Virtual Machine).

Jordi Garcia lectures courses on distributed systems, operating systems, parallel computing, computer architecture, data driven design, the sustainability of the technology, and technology for development. He is also consultant at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, and has been lecturing for more than ten years in some master courses on operating systems and network programming at the University of Reading, UK.

He is highly committed with the sustainability of technology and universitary cooperation for development. He is member of the academic board in the Center of Cooperation for Development at the UPC, and is member of the academic committee of the Catalunya-Africa Institute. He is responsible of several cooperation projects in west Africa, where he is the co-funder on an NGO.

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