CACS News (past 6 months)
Huawei Corporation awards $140,000 to Dr. Ahmad for a project entitled "Scheduling strategies in multicore processors for CPU and I/O tasks," May 2018.
Paper authored by Li Sulimowicz, Ishfaq Ahmad, and Alex Aved, entitled "Superpixel-Enhanced Pairwise Conditional Random Field for Semantic Segmentation," gets accepted at the prestigious International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Athens, Greece, May 2018.
According to Google scholar Professor Ahmad is among the top two most cited researchers in the CSE department, April 2018.
Paper authored by Li Sulimowicz, Ishfaq Ahmad, and Alex Aved, entitled "A Multi-layer Approach to Superpixel-Based Higher-Order Conditional Random Fields for Semantic Image Segmentation," get accepted at Workshop: Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for Multimedia Creation, International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), San Diego, April 2018.
National Science Foundation Awards $320,000 to Dr. Ahmad (PI) and a number of other professors for a project entitled "Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Assistive Technologies for People with Disabilities," April 2018.
Paper authored by Hafiz Fahad Sheikh, Ishfaq Ahmad, and Sheheryar Ali Arshad, entitled "Performance, Energy, and Temperature Enabled Task Scheduling using Evolutionary Techniques," get accepted for publication in Sustainable Computing: Systems and Informatics, March 2018.
Dr. Ahmad invited to be member (U.S. representative) of the European Commission Expert Committee on Energy Efficiency in Computing and Communication, Brussels, Belgium. The meetings include top experts, scientists, and industrialists from Europe to discuss technologies roadmaps and policies to curb electricity consumption in computing and information technology. Feb. 2018
Professor Ahmad receives the honor of Distinguished Life Fellow of The Institute of Doctors, Engineers, & Scientists (IDES), one of the largest professional organizations of India, Jan. 2018.
Dr. Ahmad given Honorary Professorship at Amity University, Dubai, UAE, Dec. 2017.
Dr. Ahmad gives Keynote Speech, International Conference on Infocom Technologies and Unmanned Systems (ICTUS'2017), Dubai, UAE, Dec. 2017.
Dr. Ahmad awarded Plaque for Professional Service, International Conference on Infocom Technologies and Unmanned Systems (ICTUS'2017), Dubai, UAE, Dec. 2017.