Ricardo Macedo is a Researcher at HASLab INESC TEC and a 4th year PhD student of the MAP-i Doctoral Programme in Computer Science. He obtained is MSc degree in the Integrated Master in Computer Science (MiEI) from the University of Minho in 2017. His research is focused on distributed storage systems, with particular focus on Software-Defined Storage, programmable and distributed storage, and key-value stores, coutning already with several publications in premium conferences and journals of systems research.
Ricardo has been actively involved in the design and development tasks of EU and national projects, namely BigHPC and PAStor, as well as in previous ones, such as H2020 SafeCloud and SMILES. He has been an active participant in other international projects that count with collaboration of top research centers from both academia and industry, namely UTAustin, AIST, TACC, McGill University, IBM Research Haifa, and CENTRA.