Thaha Mohammed

Doctoral candidate

Aalto University


I am a Doctoral candidate at the Department of Computer Science, Aalto University, Finland. My research interests include distributed computing at network edge, fog networks, and high performance computing.

Currently I work under Prof. Mario Di Francesco. Earlier, I worked with Prof. Rashid Mehmood and Dr. Riaz Sheikh.


  • High Performance Computing
  • Fog Computing
  • Latency critical Network
  • Computational offloading
  • GPU


  • PhD in Fog Computing, 2022

    Aalto University

  • MS in Computer Science, 2018

    King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah

  • BEng in Computer Science, 2013

    Visvesvaraya Technological University



Research Assistant

Aalto University

Feb 2019 – Present Espoo, Finland
Responsibilities include:

  • Analysing
  • Modelling
  • Deploying

Research Assistant

KAU HPC Centre

Jan 2017 – Dec 2018 Jeddah, KSA
Responsibilities include:

  • Developed a framework to improve the Quality of Service (QoS) of networked healthcare services based on edge-computing paradigms, using Deep Learning and soft computing techniques.
  • Created fault-tolerant routing algorithms for IoT and Wireless Sensor Networks to enable reliable and resilient smart city applications.
  • Developed a tool named SURAA to enable load-balanced execution of sparse matrix-vector product on GPUs with the help of CUDA Dynamic Parallelism.

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