Simon Holmbacka received his BSc., MSc. and PhD. degrees in Computer Engineering from Åbo Akademi University of Finland in 2009, 2011 and 2015 respectively. He is currently a PostDoc researcher at the Embedded Systems Laboratory at Åbo Akademi and at FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany. His main research areas are energy efficiency in many-core systems, ranging from energy aware software to OS level power management, runtime power management and hardware based power management. Other research areas include many-core programming, many-core operating systems, control theory and optimization.