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Seyed Kazem Shekofteh


PhD Candidate at the Department of Computer Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (FUM), Mashhad, Iran
Joint Member of
  • Advanced Computer Architecture Laboratory (ACAL), Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
  • Knowledge Engineering Research Laboratory (KERG), Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

  • Currently
    A visiting researcher at
  • Institute of Computer Engineering of the University of Heidelberg (ZITI), B6, 26, Bauteil B und C, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
  • FUM

    Heidelberg
    ZITI

    Vice President for Research and Technology,
    Faculty Member at the Department of Computer Engineering,
    Shandiz Institute of Higher Education (here), Mashhad, Iran
    shandiz

    Chairman of the Board
    Hooshkavan Farapardaz Toos company (here), Mashhad, Iran
    Hooshkavan

    Former: Faculty Member at the Department of Computer Engineering
    Bahar Institute of Higher Education, Mashhad, Iran
     


    Date of birth: Jan 06, 1986
    e-mail: k.shekofteh [at] stu.um.ac.ir, kazem.shekofteh [at] gmail.com
    Academic homepage:
    http://student.um.ac.ir/~k.shekofteh/
    ACAL laboratory: http://acal.um.ac.ir/

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    Education

    PhD: (2013 - currently studying ...), Computer Engineering - Software, Deparment of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (here), Mashhad, Iran

       Dissertation Research Area: GPU Scheduling, ...
       Supervisors: Prof. Mahmoud Naghibzadeh (Professor, Department of Computer Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, homepage)
           jointly with Dr. Hamid Nouri (Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, homepage)
       Advisors: JProf. Holger Froning (Associate Professor, Institute for Computer Engineering, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany homepage)
                        Prof. Hadi Sadoghi Yazi (Professor, Department of Computer Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, homepage)


    Masters of Science: (2008 - 2011), Computer Engineering - Software, Deparment of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (here), Mashhad, Iran

       Thesis Title: A Priority-Aware Scheduling Algorithm in Multi-core Processors to Decrease Cache Contention
       Supervisor: Dr. Hossein Deldari (Associate Professor, Department of Computer Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, homepage)
       Advisor: Prof. Mahmoud Naghibzadeh (Professor, Department of Computer Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, homepage)

       Total GPA: 18.53/20


    Bachelors of Science: (2003 - 2007), Computer Engineering - software, Faculty of Engineering, Azad University of Mashhad (here), Mashhad, Iran

       Thesis Title: "Environmentally Sensitive Cryptography with Cellular Automata
       Supervisor: Dr. Majid Vafaei Jahan (homepage)
       Grade: 20.0 / 20.0

       Total GPA:  17.1/20


    Publications

     Journal Papers:

        [1] AhmanReza Montazerolghaem, S.-Kazem Shekofteh, M.H. Yaghmaee, Mahmoud Naghibzadeh “A Load Scheduler for SIP Proxy Servers: Design, Implementation and Evaluation of a History Weighted Window Approach”, International Journal of Communication Systems (Wiley), May 2015, ISI, IF: 1.1 here.

        [2] Javad Mohebbi, S.Kazem Shekofteh, Hamid Tabatabaee, Maryam Mehrnejad “CoreIIScheduler: Scheduling Tasks in a Multi-core-based Grid Using NSGA-II Technique”, Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing (Springer), 2013 here.

        [3] Hamid Tabatabaee, Maryam Mehrnejad, S.Kazem Shekofteh “Cancer Detection Based on Experimental Sampling by Genetic-Fuzzy Classification System”, International Review on Computers and Software (IReCoS), Vol. 7, No. 3, 2012 here.

     Conference Papers:

        [1] S.-Kazem Shekofteh, Hamid Noori, Mahmoud Naghibzadeh, Hadi Sadoghi Yazdi, Holger Froning “Enhancing Performance of Graphics Processing Units through Better Scheduling of Concurrent Kernels”, 32nd ISC (the International Supercomputing Conference) High Performance, Jun. 18 - 22, 2017, Frankfurt, Germany.

        [2] Rasoul Mohammadi, S.-Kazem Shekofteh, Mahmoud Naghibzadeh, Hamid Noori “A Dynamic Special-Purpose Scheduler for Scheduling Concurrent Kernels on GPU”, 6th International Conference on Computer and Knowledge Engineering (ICCKE 2016), Oct. 13 - 14, 2016, Mashhad, Iran. [DOI: 10.1109/ICCKE.2016.7802143]

        [3] AhmadReza Montazerolghaem, S.-Kazem Shekofteh, Ghazaleh Khojasteh, Leili Azghandi, Samane HajiMahdizadeh, Mahmoud Naghibzadeh, Mohammad -H. Yaghmaee “A Novel Load Scheduling for Session Initiation Protocol Network”, 4th International Conference on Computer and Knowledge Engineering (ICCKE 2014), Dec. 29 - 30, 2014, Mashhad, Iran. [DOI: 10.1109/ICCKE.2014.6993376]

        [4] S.Kazem Shekofteh, Maryam Baradaran –K, Hossein Deldari, Mahmoud Naghibzadeh “Decreasing Cache Contention Between Cooperative Threads in Multi-core Architectures Using a Heuristic-Based Scheduling Mechanism”, 3rd International Conference on Computer and Network Technology (ICCNT 2011), Feb. 26 - 28, 2011, Taiyuan, China. [IN PRESS]

        [5] Farhad Rahmanifard, Hamid Saadatfar, Hossein Salami, S. Kazem Shekofteh, Hossein Deldari “HOCE: A New Hotspot Detection Algorithm for Overcommitable Cloud Infrastructures”, International Conference on Computer and Computational Intelligence (ICCCI 2010), Dec. 25 - 26, 2010, Nanning, China. [IN PRESS]

        [6] Maryam Baradaran-K, S. Kazem Shekofteh, Saeed Toosizadeh, Mohammad -R Akbarzadeh -T “A Fuzzy Approximator with Gaussian Membership Functions to Estimate A Human’s Head Pose”, 10th International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Design and Applications (ISDA 2010), Nov. 29 - Dec. 1, 2010, Cairo, Egypt. [DOI: 10.1109/ISDA.2010.5687029]

        [7] S. Kazem Shekofteh, Maryam Baradaran-K, Saeed Toosizadeh, Mohammad -R Akbarzadeh -T “Head Pose Estimation Using Fuzzy Approximator Augmented by Redundant Membership Functions”, 2nd International Conference on Software Technology and Engineering (ICSTE 2010), Oct. 3-5, 2010, Puerto Rico, USA. [DOI: 10.1109/ICSTE.2010.5608799]

        [8] Maryam Baradaran-K, Saeed Toosizadeh, Mohammad -R Akbarzadeh -T, S.Kazem Shekofteh “Exploiting Fuzzy Approximator to Head Pose Estimation”, Proceedings of 13rd International Conference on Signal Processing Algorithms, Architectures, Arrangements, and Applications SPA 2010), Sep. 23-25, 2010, Poland. [access: here]

        [9] S. Kazem Shekofteh, Hossein Deldari, Maryam Baradaran-K “Reducing Cache Contention in a Multi-core Processor via a Scheduler”, 3rd International Conference on Advanced Computer Theory and Engineering (ICACTE 2010), Aug. 20 - 22, 2010, China. [DOI: 10.1109/ICACTE.2010.5579213]

        [10] Hossein Salami, Hamid Saadatfar, Farhad Rahmani Fard, S. Kazem Shekofteh, Hossein Deldari “Improving Cluster Computing Performance Based on Job Futurity Prediction”, 3rd International Conference on Advanced Computer Theory and Engineering (ICACTE 2010), Aug. 20 - 22, 2010, China. [DOI: 10.1109/ICACTE.2010.5579820 ]

        [11] S. Kazem Shekofteh, M.Hossein Yaghmaee, M. Baradaran-K, Hossein Deldari “Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Tabu Search and Simulated Annealing”, 2nd International Conference on Computer and Automation Engineering (ICCAE 2010), Feb. 26 - 28, 2010, Singapore. [DOI: 10.1109/ICCAE.2010.5451779]

        [12] Amir H. Bahmani, S. Kazem Shekofteh, M.Naghibzadeh, Hossein Deldari “Parallel Algorithms for Automatic Database Normalization”, 2nd International Conference on Computer and Automation Engineering (ICCAE 2010), Feb. 26 - 28, 2010, Singapore. [DOI: 10.1109/ICCAE.2010.5451437]

        [13] M. Vafaei-Jahan, M.R. Akbarzadeh-T, S. Kazem Shekofteh, M. Baradaran-K A Cryptography Method Based on Cellular Automata and Chaotic Functions, 5th Conference of Iranian Society of Cryptography, Oct. 2008, Tehran.

        • Complete list of my published papers @ Scopos Elsevier

        • Complete list of my published papers @ IEEE Xplore

     Technical Report:

        • S. Kazem Shekofteh, Yasser Sedaghat A Technical Report on Backward and Forward Recovery Techniques, Reliable Software Design Course, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Jan. 2014.

        • S. Kazem Shekofteh, Mohammad Hossein Yaghmaee Moghaddam A Technical Report on Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks, Advanced Computer Networks Course, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Aug. 2009.


    Awards and Honors

        • Selected as the Top Student in 'Advanced Topics on Operating Systems ' Course by Prof. Mohamoud Naghibzadeh (Fall 2013). [score: 19.8/20]

        • Selected as the Top Student in 'Reliable Software Design ' Course by Dr. Yasser Sedaghat (Fall 2013). [score: 19.8/20]

        • Best Researcher Student at Department of Computer Engineering at Faculty of Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, December, 2010

        • Selected as the Top Student in 'Fuzzy Logic and Control ' Course by Prof. Mohammad Reza Akbarzadeh -T. [score: 20/20]

        • Selected as the Top Student in 'Advanced Topics in Parallel Programming ' Course by Dr. Hossein Deldari [score: 19.5/20]

        • Keynote speaker in 'The First Workshop of Introduction to Parallel Processing and Applications ', May 2010, Faculty of Mathematics, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad



    Research Interests

            • GPU Computing / Performance Analysis

            • Parallel and Distributed Computing / Algorithms

            • Cluster Computing

            • Evolutionary Computations 

            • Database Management Systems 

            • Image Processing 

            • Data Encryption 

            • Advanced Techniques in Programming (C#, ASP.NET, C++) 


    Research Projects

     

        Implementing Fault Tolerance in MPI: as the title for my seminar course in my M.S. era.
    First I'm trying to prepare a technical report.

     

        Simorgh High Performance Cluster: as Instructor and Researcher.
    Simorgh Cluster provides scientifc computing services to Computer and Science departments for their CPU intensive applications and also provides a platform for researchers working in the field of Parallel and Distributed Computing. It is fully functional and works with LAM/MPI, XMPI graphical user interface for running, debugging and visualizing MPI programs, Torque resource manager at Information Tehnology Services (ITS) , (Advisor: Dr. Saeed Abrishami) (Feb.2009).

     

        High Performance Computing Center: as a senior researcher
    With the help of my friend, Amir Bahmani for Department of Applied Mathematics to establish a High Performance Computing Center, under the supervision of Prof. F. Toutounian, ITS (Feb.2009 - now).   


    Memberships

     

        ISSSI (Intelligent Systems Scientific Society of Iran)
    ISSSI is a scientific society that aims to further the interest in intelligent systems in the academia and industry, to foster better collaboration and communication among its members, to recognize outstanding achievement in the study of intelligent systems, to disseminate the knowledge of intelligent systems, and to familiarize its members with current progress in this important area of human interest.

        Technical Committee of Systemhaye Hooshmand Company


    Job Experiences

     

        Shandiz Institute of Higher Education - Mashhad
       Spring 2009 up to now
       I've worked there as the vice persident for research and technology and also as the head of the department of computer engineering.
       web site: www.shandiz.ac.ir
       my official email: it[at]shandiz.ac.ir

        Bahar Institute of Higher Education - Mashhad
       Fall 2012 to Fall 2015
       I've worked there as a faculty member at the department of computer engineering.
       web site: www.baharihe.ac.ir

        Hooshkavan Farapardaz Company - Mashhad
       March 2010 up to now
       Chairman of the board.
       web site: www.hooshkavan.ir , www.hooshkavan.com

        Systemhaye Hooshmand Company - Mashhad
       from Oct. 2005 to Sep. 2009
       I've worked there as a programmer and project manager.
       web site: www.hooshco.com
       my official email: kazem.shekofteh[at]hooshco.com

        Technical Archive of the Projects of the Computer Engineering Department in Azad University, Mashhad branch
       Spring 2005 to Spring 2008
       I've worked there as a director.


    Programming Skills

       CUDA in C

       C#.NET (almost expert)

       C++

       MPI (in C syntax)

       ASP.NET

       HTML

       Javascript

       Matlab

     


    My Teachers

    Here I want to name some of my teachers during my educational life that I passed some of my courses with them:

    Ph.D era :

    • Prof. Mahmoud Naghibzadeh: My joint supervisor (Courses: Advanced Topics on Operting Systems) here
    • Dr. Hamid Nouri: My joint supervisor here
    • Prof. Hadi Sadoghi Yazdi: My advisorhere
    • Dr. Yasser Sedaghat (Courses: Reliable Software Design) here

    M.Sc. era :

    • Prof. Mohammad Reza Akbarzadeh -T. (Courses: Fuzzy Control and Logic : selected as top student - score:20/20 ) here
    • Prof. Mahmoud Naghibzadeh (Courses: Advanced Databases - Advanced Operting Systems) here
    • Dr. Hossein Deldari (Courses: Parallel Algorithms - Distributed Systems - Advanced Topics in Parallel Programming Languages) here
    • Prof. M. -H. Yaghmaei -M. (Courses: Advanced Computer Networks) here
    • Dr. Mojtaba Rouhani (Courses: Advanced Topics in Evolutionary Computations)

    B.S. era :

    • Dr. Majid Vafaei Jahan (Courses: Software Engineering1 - Software Engineering2 - Principles of Databases - Simulation in Computer - also my final year project) here
    • Mr. Eng. Ahmed Khademzadeh (Courses: Designing the Programming Languages - Compiler Construction) here
    • Mr. Eng. Hassan Shakeri (Courses: Discrete Mathematics - Data Structures) here
    • Mrs. Eng. Parvin nia (Courses: Introduction to Computer Pogramming [she was my first teacher in the university])
    • Mr. Eng. Roozbehi (Courses: Electronic Circuits)

    P.S. I would have special thanks to all of my teachers I have had during my educational life up to now including Mrs. Rahebi, my first teacher in the first level in elementary school - Shahid Nejatollahi (Tehran).