CSE Faculty Details

Ishfaq Ahmad

Ishfaq Ahmad
Ishfaq Ahmad

  • Office : 527 Engineering Research Building
  • Office Hours :
  • Phone : 817-272-1526
  • E-mail Address : iahmad@uta.edu
  • Website : http://ranger.uta.edu/~iahmad/
  • Primary Research Stem : Multimedia and Video Processing
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  • Research Interests : Multimedia systems, Video compression, Web Computing, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Parallel Algorithms
  • Course Schedule :
    • CSE 1311.001 : TR: 2:00 - 3:20p
  • Biography : Professor Ishfaq Ahmad previously was a faculty member at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). He received his Ph.D. and M.S. in computer science from Syracuse University in New York in 1987 and 1992, respectively. He received his B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, in 1985. His current research is related to video (and related audio) compression technologies using MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, and H.263 standards, audio-video processing techniques, video streaming, videotelephone and conferencing systems. He has developed several technologies that are commercialized to industrial partners worldwide. His other recent research focus has been on developing parallel programming tools, scheduling and mapping algorithms for scalable architectures, distributed multimedia systems and web management. His research has been published in over 120 technical papers in refereed journals and conferences, with best paper awards at Supercomputing 90 (New York), Supercomputing '91 (Albuquerque), and 2001 International Conference on Parallel Processing (Spain). He is an associate editor of Cluster Computing, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Concurrency, and IEEE Distributed Systems Online.