Ph.D. Computer Engineering 2001, University of Illinois
M.S. Computer Engineering 1996, University of Sao Paulo
B.S. Electrical Engineering 1992, University of Sao Paulo

Marcelo Cintra is a Research Scientist at the Data Center Group of Intel and an Honorary Professor at the School of Informatics of the University of Edinburgh. He received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2001. He received a M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Sao Paulo in 1996 and a B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering also from the University of Sao Paulo in 1992.

His research interests lie in the general areas of Computer Architecture, Parallel and High-Performance Computing, and Optimizing Compilers. He has published in major journals and conferences in these areas. His PACT'11 paper received a Best Paper nomination and five of his papers were awarded the prestigious HiPEAC Paper Award.

He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC) and has served in numerous program committees, including, most recently, PACT'12, SC'11, ISCA'11, ICS'11, ICS'10, PACT'09, and ICS'09. He is a member of the European Network of Excellence in High Performance Embedded Architectures and Compilers (HiPEAC). He is a Senior member of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) and of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).