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Alejandro Salinger

I am a software engineer in R&D at SAP in Walldorf, Germany.
Before, I was a postdoctoral researcher in the Computer Science Department at the University of Saarland working in the group of Professor Reinhard Wilhelm.
I received my PhD in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, where I worked under the supervision of Professors Ian Munro and Alex López-Ortiz.

Here is my CV.


Research interests:


My PhD thesis: [pdf]
I write a blog about theory of multicore computing.
Data structures for spatial data organization and retrieval project
Here is the list of conferences I've attended.
I am a program committe member of the 17th Workshop on Advances in Parallel and Distributed Computational Models (APDCM 2015), an IPDPS Workshop.
I was a program committe member of the Sixth Workshop on Massive Data Algorithmics (MASSIVE 2014), the 16th Workshop on Advances in Parallel and Distributed Computational Models (APDCM 2014), the XXIII and XXIV Encuentro Chileno de Computación (ECC 2012, ECC 2011), and the XXXVII Conferencia Latinoamericana de Informática (CLEI 2011).

I was in the organizing committees of the 25th Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG 2013), the 9th Latin American Theoretical Informatics Symposium (LATIN 2010), and the 5th Canadian Student Conference on Biomedical Computing and Engineering (CSCBCE 2010).

Selected Talks






I have completed a Certificate in University Teaching at the Center for Teaching Excellence at the University of Waterloo.


(IA: Instructional Apprentice, TA: Teaching Assistant. For information about usual duties involved in each position, see http://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca/grad/tas/ia.)


I was a proud member of the CS grads soccer team (Hopeless Experts) at Waterloo.
Hobbies: Playing the guitar (and singing sometimes), playing and watching tennis and soccer.
Favorite quotes
Frequently asked questions
A recurrent dream. I guess it's not just me.