Dr. Erwan Raffin obtained his PhD degree in computer science in 2011 from the University of Rennes 1, France in the framework of collaboration between Technicolor and the Cairn INRIA project-team. During his PhD, his research focused on compilation and synthesis aspects of multimedia application acceleration on coarse-grained reconfigurable architectures using constraint programming. From 2011 to 2014, he was a research and development engineer at CAPS entreprise, which developed and commercialized innovative software for application tuning in the HPC domain. He then worked at INSA Rennes, IETR, UMR CNRS 6164, UEB in the Image Group as a research engineer on low power video decoder. He joined the Center for Excellence in Performance Programming (CEPP) of Bull Atos in 2016 focusing on Weather and Climate community and its HPC application domain. He took part in more than 10 European and French collaborative projects through scientific and technical contributions.