Waqar Ahmed

PhD Student
PhD Fellow


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Design & Development of an FPGA-based Multi-Scale Face Recognition System

Sep 2016 – Oct 2018, Project funded by National ICT R&D Fund, http://sp.gsse.pafkiet.edu.pk/Projects/RobustFaceRecognition


Logic-Intensive Reconfigurable Architectures and Supporting CAD Tools

Sep 2015 – Aug 2016, Project funded by Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia


Design & Development of Application-Specific FPGA/Reconfigurable Hardware Generator

Jan 2013 – Aug 2014, Project funded by National ICT R&D Fund, http://es.gsse.pafkiet.edu.pk/Projects/ERA

Selected Publications

A Multivariate Data Mining Approach to Predict Match Outcome in One-Day International Cricket

MS Thesis. http://gsse.pafkiet.edu.pk/sites/all//files/ThesisReports/2015_08_05_MS_WaqarAhmed.pdf

IIT Publications

  • 2020
  • Ahmed W.iit, Zunino A., Morerio P.iit, Murino V.iit

    Compact CNN Structure Learning by Knowledge Distillation

    International Conference on Pattern Recognition, pp. 8
  • Ahmed W.iit, Amjad M., Junejo KN., Mahmood T., Khan AH.

    Is the performance of a cricket team really unpredictable? A case study on Pakistan team using machine learning

    Indian Journal of Science and Technology
  • 2018
  • Asghar A., Iqbal M.M., Ahmed W., Ali M., Parvez H., Rashid M.

    Logic algebra for exploiting shared SRAM-table based FPGAs for large LUT inputs

    2017 1st International Conference on Latest Trends in Electrical Engineering and Computing Technologies, INTELLECT 2017, vol. 2018-January, pp. 1-4
  • 2017
  • Asghar A., Iqbal M.M., Ahmed W., Ali M., Parvez H., Rashid M.

    Exploring shared SRAM tables among NPN equivalent large LUTs in SRAM-based FPGAs

    Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology, FPT 2016, pp. 229-232
  • Asghar A., Iqbal M.M., Ahmed W., Ali M., Parvez H., Rashid M.

    Exploring Shared SRAM Tables in FPGAs for Larger LUTs and Higher Degree of Sharing

    International Journal of Reconfigurable Computing, vol. 2017


Feb 2010 – Sep 2012, BE Distinguished Academic Performance, College`s Honor Badge & Scholarships

Jan 2013 – Jul 2015, MS Scholarship, 100% tuition fee waiver, Rewarded by National ICTRnD fund, Gold Medalist