Arsalan Shahid is a doctoral research scholar in Heterogeneous Computing Lab (HCL) at University College Dublin, Ireland. He is currently working on energy-aware massively parallel heterogeneous processing architectures. Arsalan graduated as gold medalist for best final year project in BS Electrical Engineering from HITEC University Pakistan, in 2016. As a research associate, he worked on embedded benchmarking at EMWITECH, Pakistan. He also holds a research experience of more than 2 years as a research assistant in a funded research project on multicore reconfigurable processors by Ministry of IT, Pakistan.

During his stay at HITEC, Arsalan founded TecHub to transform educational flow, in 2015. In early 2018, he co-founded KATech, which is a startup business in Dublin registered with the Republic of Ireland to revolutionize software technology in e-commerce and education sectors. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer at KATech.

Arsalan is a member of European Network for Sustainable Ultrascale Computing (NESUS) and Energy-Efficient High-Performance Computing Working Group (EEHPC WG). His work has been published in well-reputed journals, conferences and books. Arsalan is a member of editorial board for Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Furthermore, He also served as a reviewer at many reputed journals, conferences and books, i.e., Elsevier VLSI, IEEE/ACM CCGRID 2017, MKP Technologies – Cyber Tech Publishing, etc. He had been awarded Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing by Elsevier in 2017. He has interests in:

  • High Performance Computing,
  • Heterogeneous computing,
  • Real-time programming,
  • Parallel computing/programming,
  • Advanced computer architecture,
  • Processor benchmarking, and
  • Embedded systems