Malik Muhammad Zaki Murtaza Khan

Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Computer Science


Dr. Khan is currently working as a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Computer Science department (IDI) at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway. He has previously held a Postdoctoral fellow position at the department as a Marie-Curie fellow under the ERCIM “Alain Bensoussan” fellowship program.

He has also served as Assistant Professor in National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan. Dr. Khan completed his PhD in Computer Science from University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA. He has also worked as a researcher at School of Computing at University of Utah.

His research focused on autotuning, code optimization and code generation technology and he developed his code optimization framework for CUDA Nvidia GPUs. His recent research interests are in understanding and developing technologies and solutions for HPC architectures. Specifically he works in the development of optimized CPU+GPU programs with focus on optimization of the compilation, code generation and runtime phases, for better performance.