Dr. Ahmed Al Maashri holds an MSc in Information Systems and a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University.
He has published journal and conference papers in the areas of Computer Architecture, Reconfigurable Computing, Embedded Systems, Digital Logic, and Wireless Networks.
Ahmed’s recent focus is on embedded vision systems and designing hardware accelerators to speed up the performance of such systems. Dr. Ahmed is a firm believer and an advocate of FPGAs, where he conducted workshops and seminars on the use of FPGAs in academia and Industry.
Additionally, he is a solid supporter of the adoption and promotion FOSS solutions. Ahmed is a senior IEEE member, and he is the founder and current Chair of the IEEE Oman Computer Chapter, and the Publicity Officer of IEEE Oman Section.