Leandro Navarro Moldes

Department of Computer Architecture
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

References: Distributed Systems group, UPC, DBLP, ACM DL, Google Scholar,
ORCID: 0000-0003-4775-5526, ResearcherID: D-2545-2010

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Leandro Navarro joined the Computer Architecture Department of UPC as an associate professor in 1988, after receiving his graduate degree on Telecommunication Engineering from UPC.
He received his Ph.D. from UPC advised by Professor Manuel Medina in 1992. Since 1985, he is working at the Computer Architecture Department (Departament d'Arquitectura de Computadors).

He acts as: expert in UN ITU-T SG5: Environment, climate change and circular economy and co-rapporteur of Q7/SG5: E-waste, circular economy and sustainable supply chain management. Chair of the Board of Directors of the Association for Progressive Communications. Patron of the guifi.net Foundation. Author or editor of the national report on Spain for the yearly Global Information Society Watch since 2007.

Member of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) (SIGComm, SIGOPS), APC (Association for Progressive Communications) (Council member), IEEE (Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers) (Computer Society).

He is founding member of Pangea, a NGO providing Internet services to not-for-profit organisations and social movements, founding member of two spin-off companies: Espais Telemàtics S.L., and Rededia S.L.


Generally, I am interested in distributed computing systems, networking and computing infrastructures, in terms such as sustainability, development, economics, scalability, decentralization,transparency, accountability, governance, and digital inclusion. I am part of the Distributed Systems group that I coordinate as part of the CNDS group. I have a number of research projects brewing, including:

Other projects and activities that I've been involved with in the past include:


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Ph.D. Students

I work with the following graduate students: (PhD. students with accepted Thesis project)

Former students (with PhD. degree):

Contact Information
General : Leandro Navarro
Office: C6-206
Departament d'Arquitectura de Computadors
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
leandro @ ac upc edu
Phone: Tel  +34.9340.16807 (Use preferably email to contact)
Mail/Courier : Leandro Navarro
UPC, Dep. AC
Jordi Girona, 1-3, C6-206
Barcelona, Spain