Torrellas is the Saburo Muroga Professor of Computer Science at UIUC. He is the Director of the Center for Programmable Extreme-Scale Computing,a Co-Leader of the Intel Strategic Research Alliance(ISRA) Center on Computer Security, and past Director of the Illinois-Intel Parallelism Center(I2PC). He is a Fellow of IEEE, ACM, and AAAS. He received the 2015 IEEE CS Technical Achievement Award, and was a Willett Faculty Scholar at UIUC (2002-2009). Torrellas is the Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Computer Architecture. He has served in the Board of Directors of the Computing Research Association(CRA), and has been a Council Member of Computing Community Consortium(CCC).He serves in the International Roadmap for Devices and Systems(IRDS) Team, and is a member of the U.S. National Academies Board on Army Research and Development. Torrellas’ research interests are computer architectures and technologies for shared-memory multiprocessors, and parallel computing. Torrellas received a PhD from Stanford University.