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 Expert  728499

Expert in Parallel and Distributed Algorithms and Architectures, Massive multithreading


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a pioneering researcher in the field of parallel and distributed computing. He has developed many seminal concepts in this field. Examples include the mapping and partitioning problems. His publications in this area are amongst the most highly cited in the field.
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computer algorithm

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computer architecture

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computer processor architecture

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concurrency (computers)

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concurrent software

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distributed computing technology assessment

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distributed processing

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high-performance computing

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high-performance computing technology assessment

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hypercube

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massively parallel architecture

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massively parallel computer system

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MIMD computer architecture

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parallel algorithm

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parallel computer architecture

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parallel computer processing

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parallel computing technology assessment

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parallel processing

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parallel scientific computation

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SIMD computer architecture

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systolic architecture


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California;  San Francisco, California;  Sacramento, California;  Oakland, California;  Stockton, California;  Fremont, California;  Modesto, California;  Salinas, California;  Santa Rosa, California;  and Hayward, California.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1978   PhD   Electrical & Computer Engineering   University of Massachusetts, Amherst  
1976   MS   Electrical & Computer Engineering   University of Massachusetts, Amherst  
1974   BSc   Electrical Engineering   University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

2012 to

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 


 

Independent Researcher

 

2009 to 2012

 

The Ohio State University

 

Biomedical Informatics

 

Research Professor

 

1980 to 2006

 

University Of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan

 

Electrical Engineering

 

Professor

 

1989 to 1991

 

NASA Langley Research Center

 

Institute for Computer Applications in Science & Engineering (ICASE)

 

Scientist

 

1984 to 1986

 

NASA Langley Research Center

 

Institute for Computer Applications in Science & Engineering (ICASE)

 

Scientist

 

1978 to 1979

 

NASA Langley Research Center

 

Institute for Computer Applications in Science & Engineering (ICASE)

 

Scientist

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (Senior Member, July 1984; Fellow, January 1997);

IEEE Computer Society;

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) (Fellow, January 2000)

Professional Appointments

June 1995: Guest Researcher, Vienna Center for Parallel Computing, University of Vienna.

March 1997: Visiting Lecturer, Institute for Parallel & High Performance Computer Systems, University of Stuttgart.

2004–05 (summers): Visiting Scholar, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Ohio State University. Columbus, Ohio. Carried out a detailed study of a mass storage system at Ohio Supercomputing Center. Explored several areas of research in Bioinformatics. 1999–2002 (summers): Visiting Professor/Scientist, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder. Developed new algorithms and parallelized existing code for the Tera (later Cray) MTA-1 & 2 Multithreaded Architectures. 1978–79, 1984–86, 1989–91 and most summers from 1982 to 1998: Staff Scientist/Visiting Scientist/Consultant at the Institute for Computer Applications in Science and Engineering (ICASE), NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia. Carried out research on parallel and distributed computing. Implemented and evaluated algorithms on a wide variety of high-performance computers.

June 1998 AIST Fellow, Electrotechnical Laboratory, Agency for Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan.

Awards/Recognition

Best Presentation Award for “MAX: An algorithm for finding maximum on an array processor with a global bus,” 1981 International Conference on Parallel Processing, Bellaire, Michigan, USA.

Certificate of Recognition from NASA, for the creative development of a technical innovation “Three-Dimensional Compressible Transition on a 20 Processor Flex/32 Minicomputer,” September 1, 1993.

Elected Fellow of the IEEE for Contributions to the mapping problem in parallel and distributed computing, January 1997.

Elected Fellow of the ACM for Research contributions to automatic load balancing and partitioning of distributed processes, January 2000.

Listed as one of 250 Highly Cited Researchers in Computer Science by ISI/Science Citation Index, 2003.

Awarded the EB1-EA Alien of Extraordinary Ability permanent resident visa by the US government, 2006. This is the highest ranked employment based visa and requires a “level of expertise indicating that the individual is one of those few who have risen to the top of the field of endeavor.”

Listed in Marquis Who's Who, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Science & Engineering.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

More than 50 publications, including two books.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience  
 - ACM/IEEE Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics  
 - IEEE Transactions on Computers, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Patent reviews and code analysisLaw Firm: Williams, Morgan & AmersonExpert Consultant on matters related to real-time and distributed systems. This work involved extensive code reviews.November 2012 – December 2012
  • Patent reviews and code analysisLaw Firm: Williams, Morgan & AmersonExpert Consultant on matters related to real-time and distributed systems. This work involved extensive code reviews and claim construction.May 2012 – December 2012
  • Code reviews for firm: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garret & DunnerCase: BIAX Corp. v. Brother International and others, 10-cv-03013-PAB-KLMExpert Consultant on matters related to computer architecture. This work involved investigating several architectures for possible patent infringements. Extensive code reviews were conducted.March 2011 – September 2013
  • Patent reviews and claim construction for firm:Williams, Morgan & AmersoExpert Consultant on matters related to computer architecture. This work involved research into, and refinement of, several claim charts related to 6 patents.October 2009 – May 2011
  • 1999–2001:Co-founder and consultant to Newcore Networks, Mountain View, California. This startup raised $2.5m from VCs to build a low cost switch and mobile software applications.Oversaw the technical activities of this company which included supervision of thedevelopment of a real-time switching kernel and the preparation of several provisionalpatents. Was closely involved in intellectual property protection and security issues.
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