Faculty Profile for Dr. Apan Muhammad Qasem

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Dr. Apan Muhammad Qasem
Associate Professor — Computer Science
CMAL 307D.2
phone: (512) 245-0347

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Hope, J., Gjergji, M., DiGirolamo, J., Alvarez, M., & Qasem, A. (2021). Characterizing Input-sensitivity in Tightly-Coupled Collaborative Graph Algorithms (pp. 287–296). https://doi.org/10.1109/CCGrid51090.2021.00038
  • Sultana, T., Allen, B., & Qasem, A. M. (2020). Intelligent Data Placement on Discrete GPU Nodes with Unified Memory (PACT20) (pp. 139–151). New York, NY: ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3410463.3414651
  • Bunde, D., Ahmed, K., Ayloo, S., Brown-Gaines, T., Fuentes, J., Jatala, V., … Yeh, T. (2022). Adopting Heterogeneous Computing Modules: Experiences from a ToUCH Summer Workshop. IEEE.
  • Qasem, A. M., Ayguade, E., Cahill, K., Ostasz, M., Panda, D. K., & Tomko, K. (2022). Lightning Talks of EduHPC 2022. IEEE.
  • Rafi, M. E. H., Williams, K. B., & Qasem, A. (2022). Raptor: Detecting CPU-GPU False Sharing Under Unified Memory Systems. https://doi.org/10.1109/IGSC55832.2022.9969376

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Best Paper Award, IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Internet Computing (CCGRID). May 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Best Paper Award, 2019 IEEE/ACM Workshop on Education for High-Performance Computing (EduHPC). November 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Best Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC). 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi Favorite Professor. May 2016
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Boko Award, Faculty Advisor of the Year. 2015

Selected Grants

  • Biediger-Friedman, Lesli M (Principal), Qasem, Apan Muhammad (Co-Principal), Villagran, Melinda Morris (Co-Principal), Johnson, Cassandra (Co-Principal), Renick, Cecil O (Co-Principal), Hwang, Sangchul Scott (Supporting), Mendez, Francis A (Supporting), Sen, Keya (Supporting), Ramamonjiarivelo, Zo H (Supporting), Shanmugam, Ram (Supporting), Charles, Joni S J (Supporting). NUEVA - Nutrition for Underserved Elders Via Application, United States Department of Health and Human Services - Administration for Community Living, Federal, $2764270. (Submitted: March 10, 2022, Funded: August 1, 2022 - July 31, 2027). Grant.
  • Fulton, Lawrence V (Principal), Mendez, Francis A (Co-Principal), Qasem, Apan Muhammad (Co-Principal). Accelerating Credentials Planning Grant, THECB, State, $50000. (Funded: July 2022 - September 2022). Grant.
  • Fulton, Lawrence V (Principal), Villagran, Melinda Morris (Co-Principal), , Bing Zhou (Co-Principal), Mendez, Francis A (Co-Principal), Ekin, Tahir (Co-Principal), Qasem, Apan Muhammad (Co-Principal), Konur, Dincer (Supporting), Alanis, Emmanuel (Supporting), Zihagh, Fereshteh (Supporting), Dong, Zhijie (Co-Principal), Shen, Xiaoxi (Supporting), De Nadai, Alessandro Stevens (Supporting), Zhu, Ye (Co-Principal), Hewitt, Barbara A (Co-Principal), Valles Molina, Damian (Supporting), White, Alexander (Supporting), Dolezel, Diane M (Supporting), Ioudina, Vera (Supporting), Islam, Tanzima Z (Supporting), Lee, Chul Ho (Supporting), Metsis, Vangelis (Supporting), Moradi, Masoud (Supporting), Gao, Ju (Supporting), Li-Jen, Lester (Supporting), Jones, Dustin (Supporting), Pham, Vung (Supporting), Holt, Melinda (Supporting), Kyung An, Min (Supporting), Islam, ABM (Supporting), Cho, Hyuk (Supporting), Liu, Quigzhoung (Supporting), Liang, Fan (Supporting), Topinka, Joseph Baar (Supporting). The Accelerating Credentials of Purpose and Value for the Texas Innovation Corridor (TIC) Consortium Grant, THECB, State, $1450000. (Submitted: November 2021, Funded: February 2022 - October 2022). Grant.
  • Lu, Yijuan (Principal), Ngu, Anne H. (Co-Principal), Gao, Ju (Co-Principal), Chen, Xiao (Co-Principal), Qasem, Apan Muhammad (Co-Principal). II-NEW: Shared High Performance Data Center, NSF CISE CRI Program, Federal, $375756. (Funded: 2013 - 2019). Grant.
  • Qasem, Apan Muhammad (Principal). Machine Learning Compilers for the GPU, NVIDIA, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $3000. (Funded: April 2017). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Program Committee, IEEE Cloud
Non-tenure Line Hiring Committee
Student Assistant Assignment Committee
PhD Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)
January 2021-2023
Teaching Theatre Sub-committee