Mohamed Zahran

Professor (clinical)
Computer Science Department
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences 

Office: WWH 320  
251 Mercer street, Manhattan, NY, 10012

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I was very lucky, and proud, to work with a group of talented and great students, both undergrads and grads.

My CV has more details (Ph.D. and M.Sc. committee member, ...)

Graduate (Ph.D & M.Sc)

Tulsi Jain, Performance Prediction for Multithreaded Applications 

Bushra Ahsan, Off-Bandwidth for Multicore Processors: The Next Big Wall, (Ph.D. Graduated Spring 2010 and currently with Intel)

Chris Quackenbush,  A New Method for Using Profiling Data to Improve Efficiency Across Multiple Applications,
Computer Science Department, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU (M.Sc. Graduated Spring 2016)

Beihong Chen, Cache Geometry and Architecture Acceleration for Machine Learning Approaches,
ECE Department, Tandon School of Engineering, NYU, (Graduated summer 2016)

Artem Durytskyy  (M.Sc. Graduated Spring 2011)

Graduate Research Projects

  • Arnav Kansal
  • Aviral Khattar
  • Dhara Mungra
  • Chia-hao (Leo) Wu
  • Siddesh Ramesh
  • Jeewon Ha
  • Anothony Christopher Lanzisera


  • Nate Smith
  • Xin Xiang
  • Andy Huang
  • Isabella Tochterman
  • Sanjna Verma
  • Katelyn S Mulgrew
  • Daniel Cohen 
  • Yi (Louisa) Lu 
  • Jerry Backer
  • Jumie Yuventi 

  • Daniel Cohen won best poster in CS and Mathematics in 41st undergraduate research conference held at NYU.
  • Yi (Louisa) Lu won 1st place in ACM Student Research Competition held in conjunction with CGO 2014.
  • Arun K. Kanuparthy received best poster award in Trusted Infrastructure Workshop (TIW), June 2010
  • Bushra Ahsan won 1st place in ACM Student Research Competition (graduate section) held in conjunction with PACT 2009.
  • Jerry Backer won second place nationwide in ACM Student Research Competition for his work with me on Effect of Bus Traffic on Cache Hierarchy Performance.
  • My undergrad students in previous years were funded by CREU for two projects:


I urge all of you to read this article from Richard Hamming.