Khaled R. Ahmed

Associate Professor
Graduate Program Director

School of Computing
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL, USA 62901
1230 Lincoln Drive, Engineering A. Room 307C
Phone: +1 618-453-6048
Fax: +1 618-453-6044
Academic Qualification

Short Bio

  • Feb 09, 2024: My graduate student Abeer Almalky received the 2023 Outstanding Thesis Award. Congratulations!
  • Received two-years research fedral award from USDA-NIFA titled Detecting Subacute Ruminal Acidosis using a real-time Deep Learning Algorithm.
  • My PhD student Memari Majid successfully defended his dissertation and will graduate Fall 2023
  • Received two-years research fedral award from USDA-NIFA titled Artificial Intelligence for Greener Livestock: Educational and Research.
  • Received a year seed research grant from ILLINOIS INNOVATION NETWORK).
  • My graduate student Subash Kharel received 2021 Outstanding Thesis Award. Congratulations!
  • Research Assistant Oppurtunity: OPEN right now to start on Fall 2024
    A competitive two-years research assistantship is open for graduate student to complete his/her PhD degree. Please contact me for further information.
  • My resarch lab (Big dAta and Software Engineering) is actively seeking well-motivated PhD and MSc students to work on different projects. The minimum requirements are:
    1. An MS/BS degree in computer science or related fields,
    2. Background on Deep learning, Big data (e.g. Apache Spark), and SE.
    3. Efficient programming skills in C++/Python/Java.
    Interested person should contact me directly through mail: :
  • 2025-2026 Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
    Indian faculty and researchers who are in the early stages of their research careers in India. This fellowshop will provide you an opportunity to strengthen your research capacities. Postdoctoral fellows having research interest in Deep learning and object detection could use this fellowship to join BASE lab. This fellowship are for eight to 24 months.