Dr. Ricard Borrell is a senior researcher at the BSC. His research is conducted in the areas of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science for Computational Mechanics, with the focus on HPC. He has directed 4 PhD theses, is the author of 25 international journal papers and one book chapter. He has participated in 31 funded research projects: 23 national and 8 international. Additionally, he was a co-founder of Termo Fluids S.L a spinoff of Barcelona Tech aiming to transfer academic expertise on Computational Fluid Dynamics to the industrial sector, he was one of the two main developers of the company in-house simulation code. Moreover, he has been a member of the Industrial Advisory Committee of PRACE for two years.