Publications

Publications and Presentations

Summary


I have published more than 90 research articles in top-tier ACM/IEEE journals/conferences, including a few best paper nominations. Some of these publications have been featured in premier science/engineering research magazines. Prototypes from my team's research activities are available here: https://github.com/nclaes/

Books


[B1] Mathew, Jimson, Shafik, Rishad A. and Pradhan, Dhiraj K. (eds.) (2014) Energy-Efficient Fault-Tolerant Systems, New York, US, Springer, 330pp.

Book Chapters


  1. Shafik, R. and Yakovlev, A., From Power-efficient to Power-Driven Computing, Chapter in “Many-Core Computing: Hardware and Software”, Eds: Merrett, G.V. and Al-Hashimi, B.M., to be published by IET, 2018.
  2. Shafik, R.A., Significance-Driven Computing for Big Data Applications: From Buttery Discussions to Serious Research, Special Festschrift on Alex Yakov;ev's 60th Birthday, Newcastle University, 2016.
  3. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Das, Anup K., Yang, Sheng, Merrett, Geoff V. and Al-Hashimi, Bashir (2014) Design considerations for reliable embedded systems. In, Swingler, Jonathan (ed.) Reliability Characterisation of Electrical and Electronic Systems. London, GB, Woodhead Publishing. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials 74).
  4. Mathew, J., Jabir, A.S., Shafik, R.A. and Pradhan, D.K. (2014) Power efficient fault tolerant finite field multiplier. In, Jimson, Mathew, Shafik, Rishad and Pradhan, Dhiraj K. (eds.) Energy Efficient Fault Tolerant Systems. , Springer , 269-306.
  5. Shafik, R.A., Mathew, J. and Pradhan, D.K. (2014) Introduction to energy efficient fault tolerant systems. In, Jimson, Mathew, Shafik, Rishad A. and Pradhan, Dhiraj K. (eds.) Energy-Efficient Fault Tolerant-Systems. , Springer , 1-10.
  6. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Al-Hashimi, Bashir and Chakrabarty, Krishnendu (2014) System-level Design Methodology. In, Mathew, Jimson, Shafik, Rishad Ahmed and Pradhan, Dhiraj (eds.) Energy-Efficient Fault-Tolerant Systems. Philadelphia, US, Springer USA, 169-210.

Selected Journals and Magazines


  1. Panwar, M., Acharyya, A. and Shafik, R. Fully Closed Loop Bionic Pancreas using Advanced Insulin Basal-Bolus Advisor Tackling Postprandial Episodes and Nocturnal Hypoglycemia, Biomedical Journal, Elsevier (in review).
  2. Srinivasan, S., Acharyya, A., Reddy, S. and Shafik, R. SFG Based Dynamic Design Library Approach for Faster Design Automation, IEEE Transactions on VLSI (in review).
  3. Qiqieh, I., Shafik, R., Tarawneh, G., Sokolov, D., Das, S. and Yakovlev, A. Significance-Driven Logic Compression for Energy-efficient Multiplier Design. IEEE Journal of Emerging Topics in Circuits and Systems. [Accepted]
  4. Shafik, R., Yakovlev, A. and Das, S. Real-Power Computing. IEEE Transactions of Computers, to appear. [Accepted]
  5. Rafiev, A., Al-Hayanni, M.A.H., Xia, F.,Shafik, R., Romanovsky, A. and Yakovlev, A. Speedup and Power Scaling Models for Heterogeneous Many-Core Systems. IEEE Transactions on Multi-scale Computing, to appear. [Accepted]
  6. Xia, F., Rafiev, A., Mokhov, A., Davis, J., Levine, J., Iliasov, A., Gensh, R., Al-Hayanni, M., Aalsaud, A., Yang, S., Shafik, S., Romanovsky, A. and Yakovlev, A. Voltage, throughput, power, reliability and multi-core scaling, IEEE Computer Magazine (accepted).
  7. Shafik, R.A., Yang, S., Das, A., Merrett, G.V. and Al-Hashimi, B.M. (in press) Learning transfer-based adaptive energy minimization in embedded systems. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, 2015.
  8. Shafik, R.A., Mathew, Jimson and Pradhan, Dhiraj K. (in press) A Unified Design Methodology for Secure Test and IP Core Protection. IEEE Transactions on Reliability, 2015.
  9. Gang, L., Mathew, Jimson, Shafik, Rishad A., Pradhan, Dhiraj K., Ottavi, M. and Pontarelli, S. Lifetime Reliability Analysis of Complementary Resistive Switches under Threshold and Doping Interface Speed Variations. In IEEE Trans. on Nanotechnology, Vol. 14, Issue: 1, pp. 130-139, 2015.
  10. Li, Gong, Mathew, Jimson, Shafik, Rishad Ahmed and Pradhan, Dhiraj K. (2014) Multinomial based memristor modelling methodology for simulations and analysis. International Journal of Electronics (In Press).
  11. Yang, Y., Mathew, J., Shafik, R.A. and Pradhan, D.K. (2013) Verilog-A based effective complementary resistive switch model for simulations and analysis. IEEE Embedded Systems Letters, Vol. 6, No. 1, March 2014.
  12. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Al-Hashimi, Bashir M., Kundu, Sandip and Ejlali, Alireja (2009) Soft error-aware voltage scaling technique for power minimization in application-specific MPSoC. Journal of Low Power Electronics, 5, (2), 145-156. (doi:10.1166/jolpe.2009.1016).
  13. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed and Islam, Abu Hena Mohammad Razibul (2004) Comparative Study of Weiner-Hopf and LMS algorithm for Adaptive Noise Cancellation of Speech. IEB Journal of Electrical Engineering, 31, (1&2), 50-54.
  14. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed and Yousaf-Zai, Fazli Qayyum (2004) A Novel Approach to Noisy Speech recognition using DTW algorithm with Mel-Frequency Cepstral Coefficients. Journal of Engineering and Technology (JET-IUT), 5, (2), 21-29.

Selected Conference Articles and Posters


  1. Aalsaud, A., Rafiev, A., Xia, F., Shafik, R. and Yakovlev, A., Model-free Runtime Management for Concurrent Workloads on Many-Core Heterogeneous Systems, IEEE International Symposium on Power and Timing Modeling, Optimization and Simulation (PATMOS), 2018 (accepted).
  2. Aalsaud, A., Alrudainy, H., Shafik, R., Xia, F. and Yakovlev, A., MEMS-Based Runtime Idle Energy Minimization for Bursty Workloads in Heterogeneous Many-Core Systems, IEEE International Symposium on Power and Timing Modeling, Optimization and Simulation (PATMOS), 2018 (accepted).
  3. Burke, D., Jenkus, D. Qiqieh, I., Das, S., Shafik, R. and Yakovlev, A. Significance-Driven Adaptive Approximate Computing for Energy-Efficient Image Processing Applications, Embedded Systems Week (ESWEEK) Special Session on “Intelligent Approximate Computing”, Oct, 2017. [Accepted]
  4. Alrudainy, H., Shafik, R., Mokhov, A. and Yakovlev, A. Lifetime Reliability Characterization of Nano/Micro-Electro-Mechanical Switches Used in Power Gating of Digital Integrated Circuits, In, IEEE International Symposium on Defect and Fault-Tolerance of VLSI and Nanotechnology Systems (DFT), Cambridge, 2017. [Accepted]
  5. Qiqieh, I., Shafik, R., Tarawneh, G., Sokolov, D. and Yakovlev, A. Energy-Efficient Approximate Wallace Tree Multiplier using Significance-Driven Logic Compression , In, IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Systems (SiPS), Dallas, Texas, 2017. [Accepted]
  6. Al-Hayanni, M., Shafik, R., Rafiev, A., Xia, F. and Yakovlev, A. Speedup and Parallelization Models for Energy-Efficient Many-Core Systems Using Performance Counters, International Workshop on Optimization of Energy Efficient HPC & Distributed Systems (OPTIM 2017), The 2017 International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2017), Genoa, Italy (accepted). [PDF]
  7. Biswas, D., Balagopal, V., Shafik, S., Al-Hashimi, B.A. and Merrett, G.V. Machine Learning for Run-Time Energy Optimisation in Many-Core Systems, Hot Topic Session: 'Biologically-inspired techniques for smart, secure and low power SoCs' in Design Automation and Test in Europe (DATE, 2017. [PDF]
  8. Qiqieh, I., Shafik, R., Tarawneh, G., Sokolov, D. and Yakovlev, A. Energy-Efficient Approximate Multiplier Design using Bit Significance-Driven Logic Compression, In, Design Automation and Test in Europe (DATE), EPFL, 2017 (In Press). [PDF]
  9. Panwar, M., Acharyya, A., Shafik, R. and Biswas, D. K-Nearest Neighbor Based Methodology for Accurate Diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus, In Sixth International Symposium on Embedded computing and system Design (ISED), India (In Press). [PDF]
  10. Aalsaud, A., Shafik, R., Fei, X., Rafiev, A. and Yakovlev, A. Power-Aware Performance Adaptation of Concurrent Applications in Heterogeneous Embedded Systems, International Symposium on Low Power Design (ISLPED), (in press), SanFrancisco, USA, 2016.
  11. Burke, D., Shafik, R., and Yakovlev, A. Challenges and Opportunities in Research and Education of Heterogeneous Many-Core Applications, European Symposium on Microelectronics Education (EWME), (in press), Southampton, UK, 2016.
  12. Travers, M., Shafik, R., and Xia, F. Power-Aware Performance Optimisation for for Concurrent Many-Core Applications. International Conference on Application of Concurrency to System Design (ACSD), (in press), Poland, 2016.
  13. Al-Hayanni, M., Rafiev, A. Shafik, R., and Xia, F. Power and Energy Normalised Speedup Models for Heterogeneous Many-Core Computing. International Conference on Application of Concurrency to System Design (ACSD), (in press), Poland, 2016.
  14. Al-Hayanni, M., Rafiev, A. Shafik, R., Xia, F. and Yakovlev, A. Extended Power and Energy Normalized Performance Models for Many-Core Systems. Newcastle University Technical Report (NCL-EEE-MICRO-TR-2016-198), Newcastle University, 2016.
  15. Travers, M., Shafik, R., Xia, F. and Yakovlev, A. Maximising Power Normalised Performance for Concurrent Many-Core Applications. Annual Research Conference (ARC), Newcastle University, 2016.
  16. Burke, D., Shafik, R. and Yakovlev, A. Design and Adaptation Requirements for Big Data Applications: A Case Study of CCTV Systems. Annual Research Conference (ARC), Newcastle University, 2016. [Best poster award]
  17. Qiqieh, I., Shafik, R., Sokolov, D. and Yakovlev, A. Significance-Driven Approximate Multiplier Design. Annual Research Conference (ARC), Newcastle University, 2016.
  18. Al-Hayanni, M., Shafik, R., Xia, F., and Yakovlev, A. Investigation into Power Normalised Speedup Models for Energy-Efficient Many-Core Computing. Annual Research Conference (ARC), Newcastle University, 2016.
  19. Aalsaud, A., Shafik, R., Xia, F. and Yakovlev, A. Study of Power-Aware Performance Adaptation in Embedded Heterogeneous Multi-Core Systems. Annual Research Conference (ARC), Newcastle University, 2016.
  20. Yang, S., Shafik, R.A., Flynn, D., Khursheed, S., Merrett, G.V. and Al-Hashimi, B.M. (in press) Application-Specific Memory Protection Policies for Energy-efficient and Reliable Embedded Systems Design. 26th IEEE Symposium on Rapid System Prototyping (RSP), in conjunction with ESWEEK, 2015.
  21. Yang, Sheng, Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Merrett, Geoff V., Stott, Edward, Levine, Joshua, Davis, James and Al-Hashimi, Bashir (2015) Adaptive energy minimization of embedded heterogeneous system using regression-based learning. In, 25th International Workshop on Power and Timing Modeling, Optimization and Simulation (PATMOS 2015), Salvador, BR, 01 - 04 Sep 2015. 8pp.
  22. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Das, Anup K., Yang, S., Merrett, Geoff V. and Al-Hashimi, Bashir M. (2015) Thermal-aware Adaptive Energy Minimization of OpenMP Parallel Applications. In, Workshop on Designing with Uncertainty - Opportunities & Challenges in Conjunction with Design and Test in Europe (DATE) Conference, Grenoble, FR, Mar 2015.
  23. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Das, Anup K., Yang, S., Merrett, Geoff V. and Al-Hashimi, Bashir M. (2015) Adaptive Energy Minimization of OpenMP Parallel Applications on Many-Core Systems. In, PARMA-DITAM2015: 6th Workshop on Parallel Programming and Run-Time Management Techniques for Many-core Architectures in Conjunction with 10th HiPEAC conference, Amsterdam, NL, 19 - 21 Jan 2015.
  24. Anup K Das, Rishad Ahmed Shafik, Geoff V Merrett, BM Hashimi, Akash Kumar and Bharadwaj Veeravalli (2015) Multinomial logistic regression-based workload noise classification and adaptive frequency scaling for energy minimization of embedded systems. In, DATE'15, Grenoble, FR, 19 - 21 Mar 2015. [Best paper nomination]
  25. Das, Anup K., Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Merrett, Geoff V., Al-Hashimi, Bashir M., Kumar, Akash and Veeravalli, Bharadwaj (2014) Reinforcement learning-based inter- and intra-application thermal optimization for lifetime improvement of multicore systems. In, DAC2014: Design Automation Conference, San Francisco, US, 01 - 05 Jun 2014.
  26. Sourdis, Ioannis, Strydis, Christos, Armato, Antonino, Bouganis, Christos-Savvas, Falsafi, Babak , Gaydadjiev, Georgi, Isaza, Sebastian, Malek, Alirad, Mariani, Riccardo, Pnevmatikatos, Dionisios N, Pradhan, Dhiraj K, Rauwerda, Gerard, Seepers, Robert, Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Sunesen, Kim, Theodoropoulos, Dimitris, Tzilis, Stavros and Vavouras, Michail (2014) DeSyRe: on-demand adaptive and reconfigurable fault-tolerant SoCs. International Symposium on Applied Reconfigurable Computing (ARC) Elsevier.
  27. Sun, Luo, Mathew, Jimson, Shafik, Rishad A., Pradhan, D.K. and Li, Zhen (2014) A low power and robust carbon nanotube 6T SRAM design with metallic tolerance. In, Design Automation and Test in Europe (DATE), Dresden, DE, 24 - 28 Mar 2014.
  28. Gang, L., Mathew, Jimson, Shafik, Rishad A., Pradhan, Dhiraj K., Ottavi, M. and Pontarelli, S. (under review) Lifetime Reliability Analysis of Complementary Resistive Switches under Threshold and Doping Interface Speed Variations. IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology
  29. Agarwal, A., Singh, A., Acharyya, A., Shafik, R.A. and Ahamed, S.R. (2013) Energy efficient and high-speed robust channel identification methodology to solve permutation indeterminacy in ICA for artifacts removal from ECG in remote healthcare. In, IEEE International Symposium on Electronic System Design (ISED), Singapore, SG, 12 - 13 Dec 2013.
  30. Badan, Mohammad Imran bin, Bhattacharjee, Subhasish, Shafik, Rishad A., Mathew, Jimson and Pradhan, Dhiraj K. (2013) Lifetime reliability aware checkpointing mechanism: modelling and analysis. In, IEEE International Symposium on Electronic System Design (ISED), Singapore, SG, 12 - 13 Dec 2013.
  31. Huang, Xiaoyu, Mathew, Jimson, Shafik, Rishad A., Bhattacharjee, Subhasis and Pradhan, Dhiraj K. (2013) A fast and effective DFT for test and diagnosis of power switches in SoCs. In, ACM/IEEE Conference on Design, Automation and Test in Europe , Grenoble, France, 18 - 22 Mar 2013. IEEE4pp, 1089-1092. (doi:10.7873/DATE.2013.229).
  32. Reddy, B.K., Sabbavarapu, S., Gupta, K., Prabhat, R., Acharyya, A., Shafik, R.A. and Mathew, J. (2013) A novel and unified digital IC design and automation methodology with reduced NRE cost and time-to-market. In, IEEE International Symposium on Electronic System Design (ISED), Singapore, SG, 12 - 13 Dec 2013.
  33. Sabbavarapu, S., Reddy, B.K., Prabhat, R., Gupta, K., Acharyya, A., Shafik, R.A. and Mathew, J. (2013) A novel physical synthesis methodology in the VLSI design automation by introducing dynamic library concept. In, IEEE International Symposium on Electronic System Design (ISED), Singapore, SG, 12 - 13 Dec 2013.
  34. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Rauwerda, Gerard, Potman, Jordy, Sunesen, Kim, Pradhan, Dhiraj K., Mathew, Jimson and Sourdis, Ioannis (2013) Software modification aided transient error tolerance for embedded systems. In, 16th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design (Euromicro DSD/SEAA 2013, Santander, Spain, 04 - 06 Sep 2013. 8pp.
  35. Sourdis, I., Shafik, R.A., Strydis, C., Pnevmatikatos, D., Theodoropoulos, D., Pradhan, D.K. and Rauwerda, G. (2013) Towards on-demand system reliability: software implemented fault tolerance and testing. European Test Symposium (ETS), Avignon, FR, 27 - 31 May 2013. , in-press.
  36. Sourdis, Ioannis, Strydis, Christos, Armato, Antonino, Bouganis, Christos-Savvas, Falsafi, Babak , Gaydadjiev, Georgi, Isaza, Sebastian, Malek, Alirad, Mariani, Riccardo, Pnevmatikatos, Dionisios N, Pradhan, Dhiraj K, Rauwerda, Gerard, Seepers, Robert, Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Sunesen, Kim, Theodoropoulos, Dimitris, Tzilis, Stavros and Vavouras, Michail (2013) DeSyRe: on-Demand System Reliability. Microprocessors and Microsystems, 37, (2013), 981-1001. (doi:10.1016/j.micpro.2013.08.008).
  37. Sun, Luo, Mathew, Jimson, Shafik, Rishad A. and Pradhan, Dhiraj K. (2013) Low power and robust binary tree SRAM design for embedded systems. In, IEEE International Symposium on Electronic System Design (ISED), Singapore, SG, 12 - 13 Dec 2013.
  38. Galadanci, Jamil, Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Mathew, Jimson, Acharyya, Amit and Pradhan, Dhiraj K. (2012) A closed-loop control strategy for glucose control in artificial pancreas systems. In, ISED 2012: International Symposium on Electronic Systems Design, Kolkata, India, 19 - 22 Dec 2012. , 295-299. (doi:10.1109/ISED.2012.76).
  39. Narayanan, V.K., Mathew, J., Shafik, R.A. and Pradhan, D.K., Mathew, J., Patra, P., Pradhan, D.K. and Kuttyamma, A.J. (eds.) (2012) Fault tolerant high performance Galios field arithmetic processor. Springer Lectures Notes in Computer Science, 305, (2012), 269-281. (doi:10.1007/978-3-642-32112-2_33).
  40. Shafik, R.A., Al-Hashimi, B.M., Mathew, J., Pradhan, D.K. and Mohanty, S.P. (2012) RAEF: a power normalized system-level reliability analysis and estimation framework. In, IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI, Amherst, US, 19 - 21 Aug 2012.
  41. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Al-Hashimi, Bashir M. and Reeve, Jeff S. (2012) System-level design optimization of reliable and low power multiprocessor system-on-chip. Microelectronics Reliability, 52, (8), 1735-1748. (doi:10.1016/j.microrel.2012.03.002).
  42. Yeolekar, Pranav, Shafik, Rishad A, Mathew, Jimson, Pradhan, Dhiraj K and Mohanty, Saraju P (2012) STEP: a unified design methodology for secure test and IP core protection. In, GLSVLSI 2012, Salt Lake City, US, 03 - 04 May 2012. Association for Computing Machinery, 333-338. (doi:10.1145/2206781.2206862).
  43. Shafik, Rishad and Al-Hashimi, Bashir (2011) Reliability Analysis of On-Chip Communication Architectures: An MPEG-2 Video Decoder Case Study. Embedded Hardware Design (MICPRO), 35, (2), 285-296.
  44. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed (2010) Investigation into low power and reliable system-on-chip design. University of Southampton , School of Electronics and Computer Science , Doctoral Thesis , 219pp.
  45. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Al-Hashimi, Bashir M. and Chakrabarty, Krish (2010) Soft Error-Aware Design Optimization of Low Power and Time-Constrained Embedded Systems. In, Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE), Dresden, Germany,
  46. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed and Al-Hashimi, Bashir M. (2009) Comparative Reliability Analysis between AMBA and Network-on-Chip: An MPEG-2 Case Study. In, 22nd International System-on-Chip Conference (SOCC), Belfast, Northern Ireland, , 247-250. (Submitted).
  47. Mamun, M. Shahriar, Hussain, Jamil, Haque, Md. Hasibul and Shafik, Rishad Ahmed (2008) Space Time Block Coded Multi-user CDMA Systems over Rayleigh Fading Channel. In, Annual IEEE Student Paper Conference (AISPC'08), Aalborg, Denmark,
  48. Shafik, Rishad, Rosinger, Paul and Al-Hashimi, Bashir (2008) SystemC-based Minimum Intrusive Fault Injection Technique with Improved Fault Representation. In, International On-line Test Symposium (IOLTS), Rhodes, Greece, 07 - 09 Jul 2008. IEEE Computer Society, 99-104. (Submitted).
  49. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Rosinger, Paul and Al-Hashimi, Bashir M. (2008) MPEG-based Performance Comparison between Network-on-Chip and AMBA MPSoC. In, 2008 IEEE Design and Diagnostics of Electronic Circuits and Systems, Bratislava, Slovakia, 16 - 18 Apr 2008. , 98-103.
  50. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Rosinger, Paul and Al-Hashimi, Bashir M. (2008) SystemC-based Fault Injection Technique with Improved Fault Representation. At European Test Symposium (ETS), 25 - 28 May 2008.
  51. Imtiaz, Nafiz, Azim, Anwarul, Shafik, Rishad and , Muhammad (2007) A Novel Approach of Implementing an FFT Algorithm on OFDM System. In, IEEE ComSoC Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing (WiCom), 21 - 25 Sep 2007. , 57-60.
  52. Islam, A.H.M.R., Shafik, Rishad Ahmed and Ali, Shawkat (2006) Comparative Performance of Non-linear Distortion Effects in OFDM-RoF Link. In, IEEE-TENCON2006, Hong Kong, HK, 14 - 17 Nov 2006. IEEE.
  53. Islam, A.H.M.R., Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Hassan, Mohammad Imrul and Song, Ju Bin (2006) Next Generation Converged Connectivity Model for Rural Business Opportunities in Developing Countries. In, 2nd IEEE ComSoc Joint International Conference on Optical Internet and Next-generation Network (COIN-NGNCON 2006), Jeju Island, Korea, , 272-274.
  54. Islam, A.H.M.R., Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Hassan, Mohammad Imrul and Song, Ju Bin (2006) Next Generation Rural Wireless Connectivity Model For Developing Countries. In, 12th IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Communications (APCC2006), Busan, Korea, 31 Aug - 01 Sep 2006.
  55. Islam, A.H.M.R., Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Rahman, Mohammad Shahriar and Song, Ju Bin (2006) On The Non-linear Distortion Effects in an OFDM-RoF Link. In, 2nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (IEEE-ICET2006), Peshawar, Pakistan, 13 - 14 Nov 2006. , 20-26.
  56. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Rahman, Mohammad Shahriar, Adnan, Nasib Ahmed and Islam, Mohammad Sajedul (2006) On the Lempel-Ziv-Welch Coded Speech Transmission and Markov Chain Detection. In, 2nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (IEEE-ICET2006), Peshawar, Pakistan, 13 - 14 Nov 2006. , 183-187.
  57. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Rahman, Mohammad Shahriar and Islam, AHM Razibul (2006) On the Extended Relationships Among EVM, BER and SNR as Performance Metrics. In, 4th International Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh, , 408-411.
  58. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Rahman, Mohammad Shahriar, Islam, Abu Hena Mohhamad Razibul and Ashraf, Nabil Shovon (2006) On the error vector magnitude as a performance metric and comparative analysis. In, 2nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (IEEE-ICET2006), Peshawar, Pakistan, 13 - 14 Nov 2006. , 27-31.
  59. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed (2005) Congestion Control of Ad Hoc Wireless LANs: A Control-theoretic paradigm to digital filter based solution. University of Southampton, School of Electronics and Computer Science, Masters Thesis .
  60. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed (2005) Personal multimedia communications: simulations and analyses. , University of Southampton
  61. Shafik, Rishad Ahmed, Weiss, Stephan and Rogers, E.T.A. (2005) A DSP-Based Approach to Congestion Control for Multihop Ad Hoc WLANs with BoD Access. In, 2nd IEE/EURASIP Conference on DSP Enabled Radio, University of Southampton, 19 - 20 Sep 2005. Institution of Electrical Engineers, London, 31/1-31/9.

Invited Talks and Presentations


  1. Shafik, R. (2018) Real-Power Computing: One Year Later, Arm Research Summit, Cambridge, 2018.
  2. Shafik, R. (2018) The Age of Real-Power Computing, Royal Society Interchange, MichiganTech, USA, 2018.
  3. Shafik, R. (2018) Real-Power Computing, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, CSE Dept., 2018.
  4. Shafik, R. (2018) Batteryless Computing: Challenges and Opportunities, East-West University, Bangladesh, 2018.
  5. Shafik, R. (2018) Challenges and Opportunities in Batteryless Computing Research, Islamic University of Technology, Bangladesh, 2018.
  6. Shafik, R. (2017) Real-Power Computing, ARM Research Summit, Cambridge, 2017.
  7. Shafik, R. (2017) Adaptive Approximate Computing, UK Design Forum, Manchester, 2017.
  8. Shafik, R. (2016) Significance-driven Adaptive Approximate Computing Systems Design, ARM Technical Summit, 2016.
  9. Shafik, R. A. (2016) Approximate Computing for Big Data Applications, ARM Technical Summit, September, 2016.
  10. Shafik, R. A. (2016) Adaptive Approximate Computing for Big Data Applications, Edingburgh University, UK
  11. Shafik, R. A. (2016) To be significant or not to be significant, Ulster University, UK
  12. Shafik, R. A. (2016) Adapt or Perish: Significance-driven Adaptive Approximate Computing, UKDF, Manchester, UK
  13. Shafik, R. A. (2015) Challenges and Opportunites in Many-Core Runtime Management, VDAT Conference (VLSI-VDAT), India
  14. Shafik, R. A. (2014) Distributed Runtime Management for Many-Core Systems, CASA workshop (ESWEEK), India
  15. Shafik, R. A. (2014) Reinforcement Learning-based Runtime Management for Many-Core Systems, National Microelectronics Institute, UK
  16. Shafik, R. A. (2013) Runtime Management of Energy-efficient and Reliable Many-Core Systems, EACO workshop Uni. of Bristol, UK
  17. Shafik, R. A. (2011) Research Trends in Low Power and Reliable Design of Embedded Computing Systems, IUT, Bangladesh
  18. Shafik, R. A. (2006) OFDM-MIMO: Next Generation Frontier Technologies and Research Trends in Wireless Communications, BRAC University, Bangladesh
  19. Shafik, R. A. (2006) Next Generation Communication Techniques, IEEESB Seminar, Islamic University of Technology (IUT-OIC), Bangladesh
  20. Shafik, R. A. (2006) Simulations and Analyses of Personal Multimedia Systems, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

Professional Activities


  • TPC Member, Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE), 2019.
  • Publication Chair, 31st Defect and Fault Tolerance in VLSI and Nanotechnology Systems Symposium (DFT), Chicago, UK, 2018.
  • General Chair, 30th Defect and Fault Tolerance in VLSI and Nanotechnology Systems Symposium (DFT), Cambridge, UK, 2017
  • Publicity Chair (UK), 11th European Workshop on Microelectronics Education (EWME), Southampton, UK, 2016
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Information Technology & Software Engineering, 2011-
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Computing, Communication and Networking Research, 2011-
  • Publication Chair and Track Chair, International Symposium on Electronic System Design (ISED), Kolkata, India, 2012
  • TPC Member, International Conference on Eco-friendly Computing and Communication Systems (ICECCS), Kochi, India, 2012
  • International Advisory Committee Member and Technical Programme Committee Member, International Conference on Computer Applications (ICCA), 2012-
  • Technical Programme Committee Member, ACS/IEEE Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA), 2011
  • TPC Member and Reviewer, IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Science (ICIS), 2007, Australia
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Hardware-Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS), 2009
  • John Wiley and Sons Book Proposal Reviewer, 2009-
  • Reviewer, IEEE TCAS-I, TCAS-II, TMSC, 2015-
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, 2014-
  • Reviewer, IEEE Embedded Systems Letters, 2014-
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, 2009-
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2009-
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Computers, 2011-
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, 2010-
  • Reviewer, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), 2011-
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Hardware-Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS), 2011-
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Very Large Integration Design (VLSI), Hyderabad, India, 2012-
  • Reviewer, ACTA International Journal of Computers and Applications (IJCA), 2010, Canada
  • Reviewer, European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO-2008), Switzerland
  • Reviewer, IET Proceedings of Computer and Digital Techniques (IET-CDT), 2007-

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