Ammar Ahmad Awan is a PhD candidate at Ohio State University. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Pakistan and Kyung Hee University (KHU), South Korea, respectively. His research focus lies at the intersection of High Performance Computing (HPC) libraries and Deep Learning (DL) frameworks. He has published 20 papers in conferences and journals related to these research areas. He actively contributes to various projects like MVAPICH2 (High Performance MPI, OMB (OSU Micro Benchmarks), and HiDL (High Performance Deep Learning). He is the lead author of OSU-Caffe.