Felipe Portella is an IT Advisor at the Brazilian energy company Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (PETROBRAS), working with petroleum reservoir simulation workloads in high performance computing (HPC) environments. He is currently a PhD student at the Universitat Politècnica da Catalunya (BarcelonaTech-UPC) in partnership with the Data-Centric Computing group of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BCN-CNS).


  • High Performance Computing
  • Distributed Computing
  • Machine Learning
  • Optimization
  • Reservoir Simulation


  • PhD Candidate, Computer Architecture, 2018 - on going

    Universitat Politècnica da Catalunya (UPC)

  • Postgraduate in Petroleum Enginering, 2013

    Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ)

  • MSc, Computer Science, 2008

    Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)

  • BSc, Computer Science, 2003

    Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)