Recent Posts

  • CWI

    Since March 2019 I am a visiting guest in the computational imaging group of CWI, the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (center for mathematics and computer science in English. What follows […]

  • Thesis: “FF-Flagger: A New RFI-Mitigation Pipeline For Transient Detection at WSRT”

    Jedda Boyle just submitted the final version of his masters thesis about radio frequency interference mitigation.I was one of Jed’s supervisors, and if you want to read his thesis it […]

  • Leaving the VU

    As of today, I don’t have a guest position at the VU anymore, and therefore my @vu email address is not active.Check the contacts page for other ways to contact […]

  • First paper at the eScience center

    After just few weeks at the Netherlands eScience Center, I collaborated to a paper about clustering and embeddings in digital forensics.

  • PhD Thesis

    Publishing online my PhD thesis, whose title is “Accelerating Radio Astronomy with Auto-Tuning”. The thesis can be downloaded from the publications page.

  • Working at the Netherlands eScience Center

    As of today I work as an eScience Research Engineer at the Netherlands eScience Center.

  • NIRICT Workshop

    Today I attended the NIRICT “GPGPU Systems: from hardware to programming and performance” workshop and presented the latest results of my work on auto-tuning on many-cores. The presentation, whose title […]

  • First Astronomy Paper

    The journal “Astronomy and Computing” recently published my first astronomy paper. As usual, links to download the article are available in the publications section.

  • GlobalSIP Conference

    Today I presented my latest paper, “A Real-Time Radio Transient Pipeline for ARTS”, at the GlobalSIP conference in Orlando, Florida. The slides of the presentation, and the preprint of the […]

  • eScience Conference

    In Munich (Germany) for the IEEE International Conference on eScience, where I presented a paper titled “Finding Pulsars in Real-Time”. Paper and presentation have been added to my publication list.

About me


My name is Alessio Sclocco.
I am Italian and live in Amsterdam (NL).
I have a PhD in Computer Science, and work as an eScience Research Engineer at the Netherlands eScience Center.
My research interests include high-performance computing, many-core accelerators, and auto-tuning.