Dr. M. Mustafa Rafique

Dr. M. Mustafa Rafique Mail
Rochester Institute of Technology, United States

Dr. M. Mustafa Rafique is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). He has more than fifteen years of professional and research experience developing practical solutions for large-scale enterprise applications, and creating innovative solutions for massively parallel, distributed and high-performance computing systems for a variety of application domains.  Dr. Rafique's research interests lie broadly in experimental computer systems, encompassing distributed platforms for cloud and high-performance computing, Internet of Things (IoT), and emerging data analytics frameworks for machine learning, smarter cities, and cognitive systems. Prior to joining RIT, Dr. Rafique was a staff member in the High Performance Systems Group at IBM Research in Dublin (Ireland). He has also worked at NEC Labs (Princeton) and Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) on designing innovative solutions for adaptive and efficient resource management in massively parallel computing systems. Dr. Rafique earned his MS and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Virginia Tech in 2010 and 2011, respectively. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.  In his spare time, Dr. Rafique plays badminton, tennis, bridge and chess.