Dr Syed Waqar Nabi
- Lecturer (School of Computing Science)
Personal Site: http://www.dcs.gla.ac.uk/~waqar
Syed Waqar Nabi is a Lecturer at the School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow, and is also an alumnus of the University. He is a member of the Centre for Computing Science Education (CCSE), and teaches for the newly launched BSc (Hons) Software Engineering (Graduate Apprenticeship) program.
He was a Research Associate from 2014-19, working on the EPSRC funded project “Exploiting Parallelism through Type Transformations for Hybrid Manycore Systems”, whose principal investigator was Dr Wim Vanderbauwhede.
Research Interests (See Personal Site for more details):
Smarter Tools and Compilers for Heterogenuous High Performance Computing (focus on FPGAs)
High-level Programming and Synthesis for FPGAs
Acceleration of Scientific Models (Atmospheric Sciences, Computational Biology) for Heterogeneous Platforms
Waqar teaches Practical Algorithms to Graduate Apprenticeship students. Other courses he has taught, co-taught, or guest-lectured at Glasgow are:
I teach "Project Research Readings in Computer Science" at the School of Computing Science in the Spring semester.