Recent Posts

  • 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.

  • Working at ASTRON

    I am currently on a year long break from my PhD and working as a scientific programmer for Astron, the Netherland institute for radio astronomy. I am involved in the…

  • IPDPS 2014

    In Phoenix for IPDPS 2014. My presentation can be downloaded from the publications section.

  • Exascale Radio Astronomy Meeting

    Today I presented the last performance results of my pulsars searching pipeline at the Exascale Radio Astronomy Meeting of the American Astronomical Society. My presentation can be downloaded from the…

  • Paper Accepted for IPDPS 2014

    Releasing the preprint version of my latest paper, whose title is “Auto-Tuning Dedispersion for Many-Core Accelerators”; this paper has been accepted for publication in the 28th International Parallel and Distributed…

  • Master’s Projects

    Announcing the availability of two Master’s projects in Amsterdam (NL): “Understanding the Auto-Tuning of OpenCL Software” and “Searching for Pulsars with FFTs“.

  • OpenCL Matrix Transpose

    I’ve published a simple many-core matrix transpose implemented in OpenCL.

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.