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Current Lab Group 2019 from Left to Right: Sumesh, Fahad, Haseeb, Usman, Mamun, Oswaldo 
Missing: Fatima, John and Taban

Lab Group in Previous years: Group 2015 (.jpg)| Group 2016 (.jpg)| Group 2017 (.jpg)| Group 2018 (.jpg)


Principle Investigator/Lab Director

 


Prof. Fahad Saeed, PhD (Webpage) (CV(pdf))
Associate Professor,
Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS)
Florida International University (FIU), Miami FL


Current Members 

Umair Mohammad : Postdoctoral Fellow

Umair Mohammad

Postdoctoral Fellow

BSc. and MSc. King Fahd University of Petroleum Minerals (KFUPM),
PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Idaho (UI) in 2020
Research Focus: Parallel & Distributed Machine-learning for Proteomics, and Connectomics
Webpage: https://sites.google.com/view/umairmohammadyaqub

Muhammad Haseeb : PhD Student

Muhammad Haseeb

PhD Student

B.Sc. - University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore
Research Focus: Design and development of memory efficient and HPC algorithms for big MS data
Web: https://sites.google.com/fiu.edu/muhammadhaseeb

Usman Tariq : PhD Student

Usman Tariq

PhD Student

B.Sc. - University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore
Research Focus: Design and development of GPU/FPGA based parallel algorithms for big proteogenomics data
Web: https://saeedlab.cis.fiu.edu/

Sumesh Kumar : PhD Student

Sumesh Kumar

PhD Student

B.Sc. - National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad; MSc. University of Manchester, UK
Research Focus: Design and development of reconfigurable computing strategies for big data and machine-learning algorithms 
Web: https://saeedlab.cis.fiu.edu/

Oswaldo Artiles : PhD Student

Oswaldo Artiles

PhD Student

BSc. from Universidad Central de Venezuela; MSc. University of Manchester, UK
Research Focus: Design and development of parallel & distributed computing strategies for machine-learning algorithms 
Web: https://saeedlab.cis.fiu.edu/

Fahad Almuqhim : PhD Student

Fahad Almuqhim

PhD Student

BSc. Al-Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University
MSc. Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
Research Focus: Working on developing machine learning algorithms for analysis of big MRI data
Web: https://saeedlab.cis.fiu.edu/

Robert Loredo : PhD student

Robert Loredo

PhD student

BSc. University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL USA
MSc. University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL USA
Research Focus: Quantum Neuroinformatics
Web: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=jyceGwoAAAAJ

Tianren Yang : Ph.D. student

Tianren Yang

Ph.D. student

B. Sc. Zhengzhou University, China
M. Sc. Florida International University, FL, USA
Research Focus: Working on graph neural network for the analysis of big MRI data.

John Quitto Graham : Undergraduate Researcher

John Quitto Graham

Undergraduate Researcher

Research Focus: Design and implementation of big omics data algorithms
Web: https://saeedlab.cis.fiu.edu/

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Osazomon Imarenezor : Researcher

Osazomon Imarenezor

Researcher

Bachelor of Science: Chemistry, UIUC
Master of Science: Biological Science, University of Miami
Research Focus: Computational Methods in Proteomics

Hermes Bonilla :

Hermes Bonilla

Undergraduate Research Assistant


Group Alumni

Muaaz Awan : PhD Student

Muaaz Awan

PhD Student

B.Sc. - University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore
PhD Dissertation: High-Performance Computing Reductive Strategies for Big Data from LC-MS/MS based Proteomics
First position: Post-Doctoral Scholar at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
Last Known Position: Permanent Staff Scientist, National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NESRC), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
Web: https://sites.google.com/a/wmich.edu/mgul/

Taban Eslami : PhD Student

Taban Eslami

PhD Student

BSc. Hamedan University of Technology; M.Sc. Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran
Research Focus: Working on developing machine learning and HPC algorithms for analysis of big fMRI data
First Position: Senior Machine Learning Engineer at ZEISS

Sandino Narciso Vargas Perez : PhD Student

Sandino Narciso Vargas Perez

PhD Student

B.Sc. Pontificia Universidad Cat´olica Madre y Maestra, Santiago, Dominican Republic
PhD Dissertation: A Hybrid Parallel Approach to High-Performance Compression of Big Genomic Files and In-Compresso Data Processing
First position: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo MI, USA
Web: http://www.sandinovargasperez.com/

Mohammad Ali Abu Shattal : PhD Student

Mohammad Ali Abu Shattal

PhD Student

M.S. in Communications Engineering from Mutah University, AlKarak - Jordan
PhD Dissertation: Bio-Socially Inspired Strategies in Support of Dynamic Spectrum Access: An Evolutionary Game Theory Perspective
First position: Post-Doctoral Scholar at ECE Department at Ohio State University
Last known position: Senior Lecturer, ECE Department at Ohio State University
Mohammed Aledhari : PhD Student

Mohammed Aledhari

PhD Student

M.S. degree in computer science from the University of Basrah, Basra, Iraq
PhD Dissertation: A Deep Learning-based Data Minimization Algorithm for Big Genomics Data in Support of Internet of Things (loT) and Secure Smart Health Services
First position: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Web: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=6mSbTDgAAAAJ&hl=en

Usman Tariq : MS Thesis Student

Usman Tariq

MS Thesis Student

B.Sc. - University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore
MS Thesis: Power-Efficient and Highly Scalable Parallel Graph Sampling using FPGAs
Last Known Position: PhD student Computer Science Department, FIU
Blake Werge : MS Student

Blake Werge

MS Student

First Position: Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) at Apple Inc.
Dana Abdul Qader : MS Thesis Student

Dana Abdul Qader

MS Thesis Student

MS Thesis: A High Performance Architecture for an Exact Match Short-Read Aligner Using Burrow-Wheeler Transform on FPGAs
Last known position: Engineer at Stryker Corporation, San Jose CA
James A Novorita : Undergrad Research Student

James A Novorita

Undergrad Research Student

Last Known Position: Engineer at Stryker Corporation, Kalamazoo MI
Alex Cadigan :

Alex Cadigan

Last known position: Undergraduate student at CS Department at Kalamazoo College
Fatima Afzali : Undergraduate Researcher

Fatima Afzali

Undergraduate Researcher

Research Focus: Design and implementation of big omics data algorithms

Web: https://saeedlab.cis.fiu.edu/

Emily Costa : Undergraduate Researcher

Emily Costa

Undergraduate Researcher

Now PhD student at NorthEastern University, Boston MA
Research Focus: Design and implementation of mass spectrometry specific workflows and data formats
Web: https://saeedlab.cis.fiu.edu/

Lily Kitagawa : High School Research Student

Lily Kitagawa

High School Research Student

Last known position: Undergraduate student (computer science) at California Institute of Technology (Cal Tech)

Isabel Holtan : High School Research Student

Isabel Holtan

High School Research Student

High School Research student from Kalamazoo Area Mathematics & Science Center Student
First Position: Undergraduate student at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Zoe Srackangast : High School Research Student

Zoe Srackangast

High School Research Student

High School research student from Kalamazoo Area Mathematics & Science Center Student
Gwendolyn Park : High School Research Student

Gwendolyn Park

High School Research Student

High school research student from Kalamazoo Area Mathematics & Science Center Student
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