Mahbod Afarin

I am a Ph.D. student in Computer Science and a member of the RIPLE research group at the University of California, Riverside, being advised by Professor Rajiv Gupta where I am working on GRASP project in the Computer Architecture and Programming Systems (GRASP) Lab. Prior to joining UCR, I received my master's degree in Computer Architecture from Sharif University of Technology, under supervision of Professor Shaahin Hessabi, in 2018, and my bachelor degree in Computer Engineering from Shahed University, under supervision of Professor Naser Mohammadzadeh, in 2015.

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Education
Research Interests
  • Graph Processing Accelerators
  • Graph Processing Algorithms
  • Computer Architeture
  • GPU Architecture & Programming
  • Parallel Computing

  • Honors and Awards

    Won Dean’s Distinguished Fellowship Award at University of California, Riverside, 2019.

    Ranked 7th in terms of total GPA among 83 Computer Engineering students in Sharif University of Technology (Top 8%), 2018.

    Admitted as an Exceptional Talent at Sharif University of Technology for M.Sc programs, 2015.

    1st Rank, Achievement of the highest GPA in B.Sc among all Computer Engineering graduated students in Shahed University, 2015.

    Teaching Experience

    Teaching Assistant, Compiler Design, University of California, Riverside, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Summer 2021, Prof. Rajiv Gupta.

    Teaching Assistant, System on Chip (Graduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Spring 2018, Prof. Shaahin Hessabi.

    Teaching Assistant, Testability (Graduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Fall 2017, Prof. Shaahin Hessabi.

    Lab Instructor, Logic Design Lab, Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Summer 2017, Prof. Siavash Bayat-Sarmadi.

    Teaching Assistant, Advanced VLSI (Graduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Spring 2017, Prof. Shaahin Hessabi.

    Teaching Assistant, VLSI (Undergraduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Fall 2016, Prof. Shaahin Hessabi.

    Lab Instructor, Digital System Design Lab, Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Summer 2016, Prof. Maziar Goudarzi.

    Teaching Assistant, VLSI Design (Undergraduate), Shahed University, Department of Computer Engineering, Fall 2019, Prof. Naser Mohammadzadeh.

    Teaching Assistant, Computer Architecture (Undergraduate), Shahed University, Department of Computer Engineering, Fall 2019, Prof. Naser Mohammadzadeh.

    Teaching Assistant, Digital Electronic(Undergraduate), Shahed University, Department of Computer Engineering, Spring 2019, Prof. Naser Mohammadzadeh.

    Teaching Assistant, Computer Architecture(Undergraduate), Shahed University, Department of Computer Engineering, Spring 2019, Prof. Naser Mohammadzadeh.

    Lab Instructor, Logic Design Lab, Shahed University, Department of Computer Engineering, Spring 2019, Prof. Naser Mohammadzadeh.

    Lab Instructor, Digital System Design Lab, Shahed University, Department of Computer Engineering, Spring 2019, Prof. Naser Mohammadzadeh.

    Skills

    Last Update: March 17, 2021