Hazoor Ahmad

Hardware Designer for AI

phdee17004@itu.edu.pk

hazoor786@gmail.com

+923026956513

Publications

  • H. Ahmad, T. Arif, M. A. Hanif, R. Hafiz and M. Shafique, “SuperSlash: A Unified Design Space Exploration and Model Compression Methodology for Design of Deep Learning Accelerators with Reduced Off-Chip Memory Access Volume,” in IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 39, no. 11, pp. 4191-4204, Nov. 2020, doi: 10.1109/TCAD.2020.3012865.
  • H. Ahmad, M. Tanvir, M. A. Hanif, M. U. Javed, R. Hafiz, and M. Shafique. “Systimator: A Design Space Exploration Methodology for Systolic Array-based CNNs Acceleration on the FPGA-based Edge Nodes.” arXiv preprint arXiv:1901.04986 (2018).
  • H. Mansoor and H. Ahmad, “Genetic algorithm-based optimal backstepping controller design for stabilizing inverted pendulum,” 2016 International Conference on Computing, Electronics and Electrical Engineering (ICE Cube), Quetta, 2016, pp. 6-9, DOI: 10.1109/ICECUBE.2016.7495252.
  • H. Ahmad, M. Tariq, S. U. A. Hamdani, and I. A. Sajjad. “ANNs Based Solution to Short Term Load Forecasting & Influencing Parameters.”, International Conference on Engineering & Emerging Technologies, Superior University, Lahore, (2016).
  • H. Ahmad, H. Mansoor, and M. Tariq. “An Interactive Educational Tool for Double Spring-Mass-Damper System Analysis & Control.”, International Conference on Engineering & Emerging Technologies, Superior University, Lahore, (2016).
  • H. Ahmad, M. Tariq, A. Qarni, and I. A. Sajjad. “LFRT, A MATLAB Toolbox for Load Forecast & Assessment of Additional Capacity for an Electrical Power System.”, International Conference on Engineering & Emerging Technologies, Superior University, Lahore, (2016).
  • H. Ahmad, I. K. Jadoon, S. Nawaz, and H. Mansoor. “Using Differential Wheeled Robot for Complex Maze Solving.”, International Conference on Engineering & Emerging Technologies, Superior University, Lahore, (2016).
  • H. Mansoor, and H. Ahmad. “Comparative study of linear controllers for the binary distillation column.”, International Conference on Engineering & Emerging Technologies, Superior University, Lahore, (2016).

 

Education

PhD

Information Technology University (ITU) Lahore 2017 – 2022

PhD Electrical Engineering

Education

Masters Degree

University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Taxila 2013 – 2017

MSc Electrical Engineering

Education

Undergraduate Degree

University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore2007 – 2011

BSc Electrical Engineering Engineering

Hardware Acceleration

Hardware Accelerators for Deep Learning and Computer Vision. AI Hardware Accelerators. Vision Based Embedded Systems.

Interests

Playing Cricket, Long Walking- Hiking outside, Being Happy in all situations in Life.

Experience and Hands on

I can teach any subject of Electrical & Computer Engineering. I have hands on on Verilog, Python, C/C++, Deep Learning, Computer Vision and Hardware Design for AI on the Edge.

Experience

Information Technology University

Employment Period: 2017 – Continue

Position: Ph.D. Fellow/ Research Associate/ Teaching Consultant

Roles and Responsibilities:

I have been a teaching consultant for the subject “Advanced Digital System Design”. My research is focused on Hardware for Machine Learning and Deep Learning with applications related to Computer Vision on The Edge.

Prince Salman Institute of Technology

Employment Period: 2012 – 2017

Position: Lecturer

Roles and Responsibilities:

Taught Computer Programming, Applied Mathematics, Circuits & Systems, Industrial Electronics, Electrical Machines, and Power Systems. Also managed Timetable for the institute.

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