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Contacts

Fullname
Ing. Lubomír Říha, Ph.D.
Phone
597 329 651 (IT 309)
Office
IT 309
Faculty/Centre
9600 - IT4Innovations
Address
Studentská 1, Ostrava - Poruba
External contacts
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/lubomir-riha/19/b46/81

Education

Education
MSc. (2006) in "Electrical Engineering", Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Academic degree
D.Sc. (2012) in "Computer Science", Bowie State University, Maryland, USA, Thesis: "GPU Accelerated Algorithms for Multiple Object Tracking"

Ph.D. (2011) in "Electrical Engineering", Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Thesis "Discriminating acoustic emission events on the basis of similarity"

Awards
2009 - Outstanding Graduate Student - For Exceptional Academic Achievement

2007 - 2nd Prize Graduate Student Paper Award at IEEE instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC) 2007 for paper entitled New Interpolation Method for Image-based Sub-pixel Displacement Measurement Based on Correlation

2006 - Precioza prize for excellent diploma thesis

2006 - Dean prize for excellent diploma thesis

Studies abroad and interships
2011 - 2013 - Research Scientist - The George Washington University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Washington, DC, USA

2008 - 2011 - Doctoral study - Bowie State University, Marayland, USA

Experience
2013 - present - Research Scientist, Research program "Numerical Methods and Libraries for Parallel Computing", Centre of Excelence IT4Innovations VŠB-TU Ostrava

2011 - 2013 - Research Scientist and System administrator, High Performance Computing Laboratory (HPCL) The George Washington University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Washington, DC

2008 - 2010 - Research Assistant (Signal, Image Processing) and System Administrator, Computer Science Department, Bowie State University, Bowie, MD

2006 - 2007 - Research Assistant (Non-destructive Testing and Signal Processing), Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of Measurement

Research Interests
High Performance Computing

Parallel Systems and Algorithms

Heterogeneous computing using GPUs, FPGAs and MICs

Signal and Image Processing

Other activities

Important projects
"Multi-core and GPU acceleration of business analytics applications", multi-dimensional databases and OLAP, with IBM Centers for Advanced Studies (CAS), Toronto, Canada - The George Washington University

"Intelligent Display", architectural design of cloud based client device – with AMD Inc. - The George Washington University

"Methods for Communication Efficient Work Distributions on Heterogeneous Clusters", designed for clusters with multiple GPU accelerators per node and InfiniBand interconnect - The George Washington University

Selected Publications
Riha, L. – Maik, M. – El-Ghazawi, T.: An Adaptive Hybrid OLAP Architecture with optimized memory access patterns, in Cluster Computing, DOI 10.1007/s10586-012-0237-4, December 2012 Impact Factor: 0.519 (2011); SJR: 0.499 (2011); SNIP 1.121 (2011)

Riha, L. - Šmíd, R.: Acceleration of Acoustic Emission Signal Processing Algorithms using CUDA standard, Computer Standard & Interfaces, Volume 33 Issue 4, Pages 389-400, DOI 10.1016/j.csi.2010.12.003, June 2011 Impact Factor: 1.257 (2011); SJR 0.864 (2011); SNIP 2.289 (2011)

Schneible, J. - Riha, L. - Malik, M. - El-Ghazawi, T. - Alexandru, A.: A Method for Communication Efficient Work Distributions in Stencil Operation Based Applications on Heterogeneous Clusters,” invited to special issue of Concurrency and Computation: Practice & Experience, 2013 – submitted

Yessin, G. - Riha, L., - Mayhew, D. - T. El-Ghazawi, “An Exploration of the Design Space for Application-Specific ARM Processors for Web Browsing”, The 24th IEEE International Conference on Application-specific Systems, Architectures and Processors (ASAP 2013), Washington, DC, USA, SJR 2011: 0.325; SNIP 2011: 0.463

Riha, L. - Fischer, J. - Smid, R. - Docekal, A.: New Interpolation Methods for Image-based Sub-pixel Displacement Measurement. In IMTC/2007 IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference Proceedings [CD-ROM]. Warsaw: IEEE, 2007, ISBN 1-4244-1080-0. SJR 2011: 0.201; SNIP 2011: 0.466

Schneible, J. - Riha, L. - Malik, M. - El-Ghazawi, T. - Alexandru, A.: A Method for Communication Efficient Work Distributions in Stencil Operation Based Applications on Heterogeneous Clusters,” in Proc. The 2012 International Conference on High Performance Computing and Simulation (HPCSཇ), Madrid, Spain, July 2012

Malik, M. – Riha, L. - Shea, C. - El-Ghazawi, T.: Task Scheduling for GPU Accelerated Hybrid OLAP Systems with Multi-core Support and Text-to-Integer Translation", in Proc. International Workshop on High Performance Data Intensive Computing (HPDIC2012) held in conjunction with IPDPS, May 2012.

Riha, L. - Mareboyana, M.: GPU Accelerated One-pass Algorithm for Computing Minimal Rectangles of Connected Components, IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision, WACV 2011

Riha, L. - El-Sayed, H.: Real-time motion object tracking using GPU, Proceedings of IEEE/ACS International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications, AICCSA, 2011

El-Sayed, H. - Riha, L.: Real-Time Motion Tracking Using the CELL BE. In New Technologies, Mobility and Security 2009 - 3rd International IEEE Conference, NMTS 2009

Riha, L. - Smid, R. - Kreidl, M.: FPGA Based Acoustic Emission System. In Measurement 2007 - Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Measurement. Bratislava: Institute of Measurement Science of the SAS, 2007, p. 275-278. ISBN 978-80-969672-0-9.

Riha, L. - Shea, C. - Malik, M. - El-Ghazawi T.: Task Scheduling for GPU Accelerated OLAP Systems" in Proceedings of the 2012 Conference of the Center for Advanced Studies on Collaborative Research, CASCON 2011, Toronto, Canada

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