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Name: Ammar Ahmad Awan
Bio: Ammar is working towards his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University. Ammar Ahmad Awan received his B.S. and M.S.degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Pakistan and Kyung Hee University (KHU), South Korea, respectively. His current research focus lies at the intersection of High Performance Computing (HPC) libraries and Deep Learning (DL) frameworks. He previously worked on a Java-based Message Passing Interface (MPI) and nested parallelism with OpenMP and MPI for scientific applications. He has published 14 papers in conferences and journals related to these research areas. He actively contributes to various projects like MVAPICH2-GDR (High Performance MPI for GPU clusters, OMB (OSU Micro Benchmarks), and HiDL (High Performance Deep Learning). He is the lead author of the OSU-Caffe framework (part of HiDL project) that allows efficient distributed training of Deep Neural Networks.
Country: United States
Affiliation: Ohio State University
Personal website: http://web.cse.ohio-state.edu/~awan.10/
Research interests: Deep Learning, High Performance Computing, Message Passing Interface, CUDA-Aware Communication Runtimes
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