Suhaib A. Fahmy is Associate Professor of Computer Science and Principal Investigator of the Accelerated Connected Computing Lab (ACCL) at KAUST. His research explores hardware acceleration of complex algorithms and the integration of these accelerators within wider computing infrastructure.

He graduated from Imperial College London in 2003 with a First Class Honours MEng in Information Systems Engineering, and in 2008 with a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. From 2007 to 2009, he was Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Trinity College Dublin and Visiting Research Engineer at Xilinx Research Labs, Ireland. He was Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Engineering at Nanyang Technological University from 2009 to 2015. He was Associate Professor then Reader in Computer Engineering at the University of Warwick from 2015 to 2020, where he lead the Connected Systems Research Group in the School of Engineering as well as leading the Computer Systems Engineering degree programme. He was Turing Fellow at The Alan Turing Institute in London from 2017 to 2021.

Dr Fahmy received the Best Paper Award at the IEEE Conference on Field Programmable Technology (FPT) in 2012, the IBM Faculty Award in 2013, the Community Award at the International Conference on Field-Programmable Logic and Applications in 2016, the ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems Best Paper Award in 2019, and the Best Paper Award at the IEEE High Performance Extreme Computing Conference in 2021. He serves on the ACM Technical Committee on FPGAs.
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