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Dr. Khurram Bhatti
Assistant Professor
Post-Doc, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
PhD, University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France
RESEARCH INTERESTS

Embedded Systems, Real-time and Mixed Criticality Systems, Parallel Computing Systems, Runtime Resource Management, Context-aware Computing, and Multicore/Manycore Scheduling.

biography

Khurram Bhatti is the 2014 Marie-Curie Research Fellow (postdoc) at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. His areas of expertise are Hard Real-time and Mixed Criticality Systems, Embedded Systems, Context-aware Computing, Multicore Architectures, and Parallel Computing Systems. Over the last 6 years, Khurram has taught at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France, and CIIT Lahore, Pakistan. He has been working with prestigious European research institutes like INRIA, Lab-STICC, KTH, École Polytechnique de Paris, and LEAT research laboratory. His research work has been published in international peer-reviewed journals and conferences. Khurram holds a PhD in Computer Engineering and MS in Embedded Systems from the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France. Besides his academic & research activities, Khurram is also the 2015 Chairperson for Marie-Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) South Asian Chapter.

Khurram Bhatti is currently the Director of Embedded Computing Laboratory at Information Technology University, Lahore.

 

    1. M. K. Bhatti, I. Oz, S. Amin, M. Mushtaq, U. Farooq, K. Popov, and M. Brorsson. Locality-Aware Task Scheduling for Homogeneous Parallel Computing Systems. Under review at the Springer's Computing, 2017.
    2. I.Oz, M. K. Bhatti, K. Popov, M. Brorsson. Regression-Based Prediction for Task-Based Program Performance. Under review at Elsevier's Microprocessors and Microsystems (MICPRO), 2017.
    3. U. Farooq, M. H. Aslam, M. K. Bhatti. On the Comparison of Memristor-Transistor Hybrid and Transistor-Only Heterogeneous FPGAs. Under review at Elsevier's Microprocessors and Microsystems (MICPRO), 2017.
    4. Method for scheduling with deadline constraints, in particular in linux, carried out in user space. US Patent (US 9582325 B2), 2017
    5. S. Bilavarn, J. Khan, C. Belleudy, M. K. Bhatti. Effectiveness of Power Strategies for Video Applications: A Practical Study. Springer’s Journal of Real-Time Image Processing (JRTIP), pp. 1–10, ISSN: 1861-8200, 2014. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11554-013-0394-6, IF: 1.156.
    6. M. K. Bhatti, C. Belleudy, M. Auguin. Hybrid power management in real time embedded systems: An interplay of DVFS and DPM techniques. Springer’s journal of Real-Time Systems (RTS), vol. 47, No. 02, pp. 143–162, 2011. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11241-011-9116-y, IF: 1.0.
    7. M. K. Bhatti, C. Belleudy, M. Auguin. Two-level Hierarchical Scheduling Algorithm for Real-time Multiprocessor Systems. In the Journal of Software (JSW), vol. 3, No. 11, pp. 2308-2320, Academy Publishers, 2011. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4304/jsw.6.11.2308-2320, IF: 2.013.
    8. M. Hassan Aslam, Umer Farooq, M. Naeem Awais, M. K. Bhatti, and Naeem Shehzad. Exploring the Effect of LUT Size on the Area and Power Consumption of a Novel Memristor-Transistor Hybrid FPGA Architecture. In Springer's AJSE journal, pp 1-15, 2016.
    9. M.K. Bhatti, Oz, I., Popov, K., Brorsson, M., & Farooq, U. (2016). Scheduling of Parallel Tasks with Proportionate Priorities. In Springer's AJSE journal, 1–17. http://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-016-2180-9
    10. Umer Farooq, M. K. Bhatti, M. Hassan Aslam. A Novel Heterogeneous FPGA Architecture Based on Memristor-Transistor Hybrid Approach. In the proceedings of 11th International conference on Design & Technology in Integrated Systems in Nanoscale Era (DTIS) 2016, April 12-14, Istanbul, Turkey.
    11. M. K. Bhatti, Isil Oz, Konstantin Popov, Ananya Muddukrishna, and Mats Brorsson. Noodle: A Heuristic Algorithm for Task Scheduling in Parallel Computing Systems. In the Proceedings of International Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design (DSD’14), August 2014, Verona, Italy.
    12. Jabran Khan, Sebastien Bilavarn, M. K. Bhatti, Cécile Belleudy. Energy Analysis of a Real-time Multiprocessor Control of Idle States. In the proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Pervasive Embedded Computing and Communication Systems (PECCS’13), 2013, Barcelona, Spain, pp: 125-130, Standard: 978-989-8565-43-3.
    13. M. K. Bhatti, C. Belleudy, M. Auguin. A Semi-partitioned Real-time Scheduling Approach for Periodic Task Systems on Multicore Platforms. In the proceedings of 27th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, SAC’12, March 2012, Riva del Garda (Trento), Italy.
    14. M. K. Bhatti, C. Belleudy, M. Auguin. An Inter-Task Real-time DVFS Scheme for Multiprocessor Embedded Systems. In the proceedings of International Conference on Design and Architectures for Signal and Image Processing, DASIP'10, 2010, UK.
    15. M. K. Bhatti, C. Belleudy, M. Auguin. Power Management in Real-time Embedded Systems through Online and Adaptive Interplay of DPM and DVFS Policies. In the proceedings of Int’l Conf. on Embedded & Ubiquitous Computing, EUC'10, 2010, Hong Kong.
    16. M. K. Bhatti, M. Farooq, C. Belleudy, M. Auguin, O. Mbarek. Assertive Dynamic Power Management (AsDPM) Strategy for Globally Scheduled RT Multiprocessor Systems. In the proceedings of Power and Timing Modeling, Optimization and Simulation, PATMOS'09, and Integrated Circuit and System Design, chapter-8, Springer LNCS Vol. 5953=2010, ISBN 978-3-642-11801-2, Pages 116-126, 2010.
    17. K. Ben Chehida, R. David, F. Thabet, M. K. Bhatti, M. Auguin, C. Belleudy, A.M. Déplanche, Y. Trinquet, R. Urunuela, F. Broekaert, V.Seignole, A. M. Fouillart. PHERMA, A global approach for system-level energy consumption optimization for Real-time heterogeneous MPSoC architectures. In Proceedings of Low Voltage & Low Power Consumption Conference, FTFC’09, 2009, Switzerland.
    18. M. K. Bhatti, C. Belleudy, M. Auguin. A Framework for Offine Optimization of Energy Consumption in Real-time Multiprocessor System-on-Chip. In the proceedings of IEEE Int’l Conf. on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems, ICECS’09, 2009, Tunisia.
    19. M. K. Bhatti, M. Farooq, C. Belleudy, M. Auguin. Improving resource utilization under EDF-based mixed scheduling in multiprocessors real-time systems. In the proceedings of IFIP/IEEE International Conference on Very Large Scale Integration, VLSI-SoC'08, 2008, Rhodes Island, Greece.
    20. M. Farooq, M. K. Bhatti, F. Muller, C. Belleudy, M. Auguin. Precognitive DVFS: Minimizing Switching Points to Further Reduce the Energy Consumption. In the proceedings of 14th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium, 2008, St. Louis, MO, USA.
    21. M. K. Bhatti, C. Belleudy, M. Auguin. Controlling Energy Profile of Real-time Multiprocessor Systems by Anticipating Application's Workload at Runtime. In the proceedings of SYMPosium on new Machine Architectures SympA’13, 2009, Toulouse, France.
    22. M. K. Bhatti, C. Belleudy, M. Auguin. A hybrid scheduling algorithm for optimizing resource utilization & energy consumption in RT multiprocessor systems. In the proceedings of 3rd National Symposium of Research Group on System-on-Chip, System-in-Package, GDR SoC-SiP 008, 2008, Paris, France.
    23. M. K. Bhatti, M. Farooq, C. Belleudy, M. Auguin. Mixed Scheduling for Improved Resource Utilization and Energy Consumption in Real-time Multiprocessor Systems. In the proceedings of Sophia Antipolis MicroElectronics forum, SAME'08, 2008, Sophia Antipolis, France.
    24. M. K. Bhatti, L. Apvrille. Modeling and simulation of system-on-chip (SoC) hardware architectures for design space exploration. In the proceedings of Sophia Antipolis MicroElectronics forum, SAME'07, 2007, Sophia Antipolis, France
    25. Muhammad Khurram Bhatti. Energy-Aware Scheduling For Real-Time Embedded Systems, Scheduling For More Than Temporal Correctness. Lambert Academic Publishing, Editor: B. Bessons, ISBN: 978-3-8465-5205-6, Publication year: 2012.

  • French Alumni Ambassador to Pakistan 2016-to date.
  • Marie-Curie Research Fellowship for Post-doctorate under ERCIM Alain Bensoussan Fellowship Program, Round-2, 2013. Hosting Institutions: SICS Swedish ICT AB, and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Funding Period: 2013-2014.
  • Research scholarship by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) for PhD in Computer Engineering. Hosting Institution: LEAT Research Laboratory, University of Nice- Sophia Antipolis –CNRS, Nice, France. Funding period: 2007 – 2010.
  • Research scholarship by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) for Masters in Embedded Systems. Hosting Institution: University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis –CNRS, Nice, France. Funding period: 2006 – 2007.
  • Career-Startup Research Grant by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (PKR 0.5- Million Approved).
  • Travel grant for conference paper presentation at the 27th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, SAC’12, March 2012, Riva del Garda, Italy. Funding source: Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
  • Recipient of the PFAN Initiative 2015 Research Mobility Grant offered by the Embassy of France in Pakistan.
  • Recipient of HEC's Pakistan Program for Collaborative Research (PPCR) mobility grant for 2016.