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Mohamed Zahran

Clinical Associate Professor 
Computer Science Department
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

Office: WWH 320  
251 Mercer street, Manhattan, NY, 10012








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Ph.D.: Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park, 2003.

Research Interests:

  • Heterogeneous architectures 
  • Hardware/Software interaction
  • Biologically-Inspired architectures


[at NYU]     "Multicore Processors: Architecture & Programming"  (Fall 12)
                    "GPUs: Architecture and Programming" (Spring 12)
                    "Computer Systems Organization"(Spring 13)
                   "Operating Systems" (Fall 11, Spring 13)
                   "Compilers Construction" (Spring 10, Fall 10, Spring 11, Spring 12, Fall 12)
                   "Database Systems" (Fall 12)
[at CCNY] "Digital Computer systems " (Spring 05, Fall 05, Spring 06, Fall 06, Spring 07, Fall 07, Spring 08, 
                                                                                              Fall 08, Spring 09, Fall 09, Spring 10)
                  "Computer Engineering Lab " (Fall 04)
                   "Senior Design Project" (Fall 07, Spring 08, Fall 08, Spring 09)
[at GWU]  "Advanced Microprocessor Design" co-teaching (Spring 04)

Professional Activities:


Biography: Mohamed Zahran received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Maryland at College Park in 2003. He is currently a faculty member with the Computer Science Department at NYU. His research interest spans several aspects of computer architecture, such as architecture of heterogeneous systems, hardware/software interaction, and biologically-inspired architectures. Zahran is a senior member of IEEE, senior member of ACM,  and  Sigma Xi scientific honor society.

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Academic Genealogy

Mohamed Zahran, Ph.D. 2003, University of Maryland-College Park
Manoj Franklin, Ph.D. 1993, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Gurindar Sohi, Ph.D. 1985, UIUC
Edward S. Davidson, Ph.D. 1968, UIUC
Gernot Metz, Ph.D. 1958, UIUC
Sundaram Seshu, Ph.D. 1955, UIUC
Willis Emery, Ph.D. 1947, Iowa State University
John Ryde, Ph.D. 1945, Iowa State University
Wallace L. Cassell, (no Ph.D.) B.Sc. 1922, University of Colorado at Boulder

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