Arsalan Shahid

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Arsalan Shahid is a Ph.D. research scholar in Heterogeneous Computing Lab (HCL) at University College Dublin, Ireland. He is currently working on massively parallel heterogeneous processing architectures. Arsalan reveived his BS in Electrical Engineering from HITEC University Taxila, Pakistan, in 2016. During his stay at HITEC, Arsalan founded TecHub, i.e., a non-profit student organization in collaboration with EMWITECH and HITEC. TecHub was aimed to ignite curiosity and bring ideas under spotlight. He engaged a very dedicated group of people to work under TecHub to provide students with a platform for learning new technological aspects. He also worked as research associate at EMWITECH, Pakistan. At EMWITECH, he was leading a research team of 15 members. As a team lead, he worked on Hard-Real-Time (HRT) embedded processor benchmarks. His recent released benchmarks include XenoJetBench, i.e., an opensource HRT benchmark presented in International Conference on Intelligent & Advanced Systems (ICIAS 2016), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In addition to that, Arsalan has a previous research experience of more than 2 years as a research assistant in a funded research project on multicore reconfigurable processor platform by ICT R&D fund, Ministry of IT, Pakistan. Arsalan has authored a few research articles. Recent publication includes contributed chapters in ”Innovative Research and Applications in Next-Generation High Performance Computing”, IGI Global, USA. In this book, he has also contributed as a reviewer. Furthermore, he has served as a reviewer at many reputed journals, conferences and books such as ElSevier the VLSI integration, IEEE/ACM CCGRID 2017, MKP Technologies - Cyber Tech Publishing - USA, IGI Global -USA etc. He has interests in: > High Performance Computing, > Heterogeneous computing, > Real-time programming, > Parallel computing/programming, > Advanced computer architecture, > Processor benchmarking, and > Embedded systems
(2016 – Current) Ph.D., Computer Science, University College Dublin, Ireland | (2012 – 2016) BS, Electrical Engineering, HITEC University, Taxila Cantt, Pakistan
Research experience
Research Associate @ EMWITECH (July 2015 – Sept 2016) | Research Assistant @ Advanced Computer Architecture lab, HITEC University, Pakistan (September 2013 – November 2015)
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