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Euripides Montagne

Education:

  • 2004     Doctor en Ciencias(D. Sc.) in Computer Science. Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela. Thesis: “Spatial Data Scheduling and Compression Techniques for the Efficient Solution of Regular and Irregular Problems”. (In spanish) Advisor: Dr. Rina Suros
  • 1985     M.Sc. in Computer Science. McGill University, School of Computer Science, Montreal, Canada. MSc thesis: “Program structures and computer architectures for parallel processing”. Advisor: Advisor: Nazim Madhavji.
  • 1980     Licenciado in Computer Science, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas.

Academic Employment

  • 2014-present        Associate Lecturer, Department  of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.
  • 2011-2014             Lecturer, Department  of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.
  • 2010-2011               Visiting Scholar at the CS department, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. (on leave from UCF)
  • 2002-2010               Lecturer, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.
  • 1999-2002               Visiting Lecturer, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of  Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.
  • 1993-1998               Associate Professor, School of Computer Science, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela.
  • 1987-1993               Agregado Professor, School of Computer Science, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela.
  • 1985-1986               Visiting Assistant/associé, Université Paris-Sud, Orsay, France.
  • 1984                          Lecturer, McGill University, School of Computer Science, Montreal, Canada.
  • 1980-1983               Instructor, School of Computer Science, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela.

Other Academic Activities

  • 2004/05/09              Visiting Lecturer at University of West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica.                                
  • Summer 07/09       Visiting Lecturer at Florida Institute of Technology.
  • Since 2008-12       External Examiner for the University of West Indies at Trinidad and Tobago.

Professinal Experience

  • 1991 –1998             Co-founder and Technical Consultant for SISPAR, C.A., Distributor and Representative of PARSYTEC Parallel Supercomputers in Venezuela.
  • 1989-1990               Consultant in Supercomputation for INTEVEP(Venezuelan Research Institute for the Oil Industry).
  • 1987-1988               Consultant for INGEDIGIT, C.A., Distributor of  TANDEM computers in Venezuela.

Master’s Theses Supervision

  • 2011                          Orville McPherson, University of West Indies at Jamaica.
  • 2011                          George King, University of West Indies at Jamaica.
  • 2010                          Kevon Green, University of West Indies at Jamaica.
  • 2008                          Seymour Chavennes, University of West Indies at Jamaica.
  • 2008                          Delano Walters, University of West Indies at Jamaica.
  • 2007                          Mark Roberts, University of West Indies at Jamaica.
  • 2006                          Donald Walters, University of West Indies at Jamaica.
  • 2006                          Kirk Barham, University of West Indies at Jamaica.
  • 2005                          Vernike Beckford, University of West Indies at Jamaica.
  • 2005                          Keith Hyde, University of West Indies at Jamaica.
  • 1995                          Haydemar Nuñez, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas.
  • 1993                          Gualberto Torrealba, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas.
  • 1990                          Germinal Isern, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas.
  • 1990                          Esmeralda Ramos, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas.
  • 1989                          Eva Rodriguez, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas.

Undergraduate Honors in the Major Theses Supervised :

  • 2014                          Jennifer.Vogel, University of Central Florida, Caracas.  (SURE 2014 Winner, Honorable mention)

16 Licentiate Thesis (B.Sc. Thesis) supervised at Universidad Central de Venezuela. (From 1987 to 1997)

Research

Area of interest: Program optimization of irregular problems(sparse matrices), parallel processing, non-standard computer architectures, computer science education.

List of Publications (Citation : H-index = 5):  

Google scholar link: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=8LbdvS4AAAAJ&hl=en

Refereed chapters in edited books:

  1. Montagne, E., Surós, R and Isern, G. “A Deterministic Model for Spatial Data Scheduling on Systolic arrays”, Advances in Parallel Computing, Vol. 2, Jai Press Ltd, 1992, pp. 291-304.(Book Chapter)
  2. Gelenbe, E., Montagne, E., Surós, R. and Woodside, C.M. “A Performance Model of Block Structured Parallel Programs”, Parallel Algorithms and Architectures, Ed. M. Cosnard, North-holland, 1986, pp. 127-138.  

Refereed journal papers:

  1. Montagne, E. and Ekambaram, A.(*) “An Optimal Storage Format for Sparse Matrices”, Information Processing Letters, Vol. 90(2), 2004, pp. 87-92.  
  2. Montagne, E., Rukoz, M., Surós, R. and Breant, F. “Modeling Granularity when Adapting Systolic Algorithms to a Transputer based Supercomputer”. Parallel Computing, North-Holland, Vol. 20, 1994, pp. 807-814.  
  3. Surós R. and Montagne, E.”VLSI Interconnection Network for Numerical Solution of two point boundary value problem”, International Journal of Computer Mathematics, Vol. 29, 1989, pp. 151-167.
  4. Surós, R. and Montagne, E. “Optimizing Systolic Networks by Fitting Diagonals”, Parallel Computing, North-holland, Vol. 4, 1987, pp. 167-174.  
  5. Surós, R. and Montagne, E. “Fitted Diagonals for Reducing I/O bandwidth in Systolic Systems”, Information Processing Letters, North-Holland, Vol. 25, Julio 1987, pp. 335-341.  
  6. Montagne, E. and Madhavji, N.Z. “Array handling in Vivaldi II Data Flow System”, INFOR Journal, Special issue in Software Engineering, Vol. 23, N° 1, Feb. 1985, pp. 20-30. (This paper was one of the five papers selected from the  CIPS session 84 Conference, Calgary, Canada, to appear in this issue of  the INFOR Journal).  

Refereed publications in conference proceedings  

  1. Bhave, A.(*) Montagne, E., and Granados, E. "Describing Quantum Circuits with Systolic Arrays". Proceedings of the 17th IEEE Conference on Application-specific Systems, Architectures and Processors(ASAP'06), Steamboat Springs, Colorado, September 2006. pp. 109-113.
  2. Ekambaram, A.(*) and Montagne, E., “An Alternative Compressed Storage Format for Sparse Matrices”, Computer and Information Sciences - ISCIS 2003,  LNCS 2869 , Springer-Verlag, Oct. 2003, pp. 196-203.
  3. Montagne, E, Rukoz, M, and Suros, R. “A Recursive Approach to Parallel Computation”, Proceedings of the 13th ISCIS,26-28 Oct., Belek-Antalya, Turkey, 1998.
  4. Caffarelli, G, Montagne, E, Ortiz, F., Rukoz, M. y Surós R.”Mapping a Geophisical Application on a Transputer Network”, Panamerican Workshop for Applied and Computational Mathematics, USB, 1993, Caracas, Venezuela.
  5. Isern, G and Montagne, E “A very Fast Systolic Array for Matrix Product”, Actas Congreso Internacional sobre Nueves Tecnologias para el Desarrollo de Software y Supercomputadores, Caracas, Venezuela, 29 Nov.-1 Dic., 1989.
  6. Montagne, E. “Vivaldi II: Array Handling in Data Flow Systems”, SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing(Poster Presentation), Norfolk, Virginia, 1983.  

  Invited Talks:  

Parallel processing with Systolic Arrays”, May 1987, Venezuela Research Institute for the oil Industry (INTEVEP). Los Teques, Venezuela The Transpose Diagonal Storage Format”, March 2006, University of West Indies at Jamaica.

Grants:  

2008        SMART (Student-Mentor Academic Research Teams) UCF: On system software for            reactive and embedded systems. ($2,000.00)

Professional Activities

  • 2012-2013               Mentoring a Lecturer in the CS department
  • 2012-2013               Member of the IT Undergraduate Curriculum Oversight and Review Committee .
  • 2012                          Search Committee for a Lecturer position.
  • 2008-2009               Member of the CS Undergraduate Curriculum Oversight and Review Committee

Book Reviews

  1. Operating Systems Concepts: Essentials” by Silberachatz, John Wiley & Sons ,2011.
  2. “Operating Systems in Depth”, by Thomas W. Doeppner, Wiley, 2011
  3. “Concepts of Programming Languages”, 8th Edition, R.W.Sebesta, Addison Wesley,  2008.
  4. “Operating System Concepts with Java”,  7th  Edition, A. Silberschatz, P. Galvin, and G. Gagne. John Wiley & Sons, 2007.
  5. “Operating System Concepts”, 7th  Edition, A. Silberschatz, P. Galvin, and G. Gagne. John Wiley & Sons, 2005.
  6. “Operating Systems”, 3rd  edition, by Harvey Deitel et al. Prentice Hall, 2004.

Reviewer for the following Journals:

  1. International Journal of Computer Mathematics  
  2. Information Processing Letters
  3. Mathematics and Computation
  4. Concurrency and Computation.

Program Committees

  1. Program committee member of the Latin American Symposium of Infrastructure, Hardware, and Software. Club Puerto Azul, Naiguata, Vargas, Venezuela. 2013 
  2. Program committee member, III Jornadas Venezolanas en Paralela y Distribuida. November 1997
  3. Program committee member, I Jornadas Venezolanas de Computación Paralela y Distribuida, Caracas 25-27 June 1992.
  4. Program committee member, International Congress on New Technologies for Software and Supercomputer Development ICNTSSD’89, Caracas, Venezuela.
  5. Program committee member, High Performance Computer Systems, Paris, 14-16 December 1987.

Recognition & Awards

  • Conicit(Venezuelan Council of Science and Technology) PPI research award 1992
  •  CDCH-UCV (Research and Developping Council Scholarship 1983 -- 1986)