Suhaib Fahmy

Associate Professor, Computer Science

Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering Division
Center membership :
Extreme Computing


Education Profile

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Trinity College Dublin, 2007–2009
  • PhD, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London, 2008
  • MEng, Information Systems Engineering, Imperial College London, 2003

Research Interests

Professor Fahmy's research interests centre around reconfigurable computing and the design of custom hardware accelerators to improve the performance and efficiency of compute intensive applications. He has applied his research across a variety of domains, including automotive systems, cybersecurity, wireless communications, and machine learning.

Selected Publications

  • R. A. Cooke and S. A. Fahmy, “A Model for Distributed In-Network and Near-Edge Computing With Heterogeneous Hardware”, in Future Generation Computer Systems, vol. 105, pp. 395–409, April 2020.
  • R. A. Cooke and S. A. Fahmy, “Quantifying the Latency Benefits of Near-Edge and In-Network FPGA Acceleration”, in Proceedings of the International Workshop on Edge Systems, Analytics and Networking (EdgeSys), Heraklion, Greece, April 2020, pp. 7–12.
  • K. Vipin and S. A. Fahmy, “FPGA Dynamic and Partial Reconfiguration: A Survey of Architectures, Methods, and Applications”, in ACM Computing Surveys, vol. 51, no. 4, pp. 72:1–72:39, September 2018.
  • B. Ronak and S. A. Fahmy, “Mapping for Maximum Performance on FPGA DSP Blocks”, in IEEE Transactions on Computer Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 573– 585, April 2016.
  • S. A. Fahmy, K. Vipin, and S. Shreejith, Virtualized “FPGA Accelerators for Efficient Cloud Computing” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom), Vancouver, Canada, November 2015, pp. 430–435.