Chair for Embedded Systems
Heba Khdr

Dr.-Ing. Heba Khdr

  • Haid-und-Neu-Str. 7
    Bldg. 07.21
    76131 Karlsruhe

Short Bio

Heba Khdr received her Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.) in Computer Science from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in July 2018 under the supervision of Prof. Jörg Henkel.
Mrs. Khdr received her B. Sc in Computer Science from Aleppo University in Syria, with excellent grade and the first rank.
She is currently a research group leader at the Chair for Embedded Systems (CES) at KIT.
Her main research interests are resource management techniques that consider power, temperature and aging issues in embedded processors.

 

Awards

HiPEAC Paper Award (European Network of Excellence on High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation) for "Aging-Constrained Performance Optimization for Multi Cores ",
in the 5nd ACM/EDAC/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), San Francisco, CA, USA, June 2018.
HiPEAC Paper Award (European Network of Excellence on High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation) for "QoS-Aware Stochastic Power Management for Many-Cores ",
in the 55nd ACM/EDAC/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), San Francisco, CA, USA, June 2018.
HiPEAC Paper Award (European Network of Excellence on High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation) for "New Trends in Dark Silicon",
in the 52nd ACM/EDAC/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), San Francisco, CA, USA, June 2015.
HiPEAC Paper Award (European Network of Excellence on High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation) for "Thermal Constrained Resource Management for Mixed ILP-TLP Workloads in Dark Silicon Chips",
in the 52nd ACM/EDAC/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), San Francisco, CA, USA, June 2015.
Best Paper Award for "TSP: Thermal Safe Power - Efficient power budgeting for Many-Core Systems in Dark Silicon",
in IEEE/ACM International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS), New Delhi, India, October 2014.
Research Student Award, 2012, KIT-Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Top Student Award, 2005, University of Aleppo, Syria

 

Research Interests

  • Thermal Management for Multi-Core Systems
  • Software Engineering for Multi-Core/Many-Core Systems

 

Teaching

  • Lecture: Design and architectures of embedded systems (ES2)
  • Seminar: Performance Optimization for Multicore Chips
  • Seminar: Machine Learning for resource management techniques
  • Master Thesis: Machine Learning-based Resource Management for Many-Core Processors

 

Publications

Journals
Heba Khdr, Muhammad Shafique, Santiago Pagani, Andreas Herkersdorf, Jörg Henkel
Combinatorial Auctions for Temperature-Constrained Resource Management in Manycores
in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), DOI, PDF, Jul 2020.

Heba Khdr, Hussam Amrouch and Jörg Henkel
Dynamic Guardband Selection: Thermal-Aware Optimization for Unreliable Multi-Core Systems
in IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), DOI, PDF, Jan 2019.

Heba Khdr, Hussam Amrouch and Jörg Henkel
Aging-Aware Boosting
in IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC, Vol 67, Issue 9), DOI, PDF, Sep 2018.

Heba Khdr, Santiago Pagani, Éricles Sousa, Vahid Lari, Anuj Pathania, Frank Hannig, Muhammad Shafique, Jürgen Teich, Jörg Henkel
Power density-aware resource management for heterogeneous tiled multicores
in IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), Vol.66, Issue 3, DOI, PDF, Mar 2017.

Santiago Pagani, Heba Khdr, Jian-Jia Chen, Muhammad Shafique, Minming Li, Jörg Henkel
Thermal safe power (TSP): Efficient power budgeting for heterogeneous manycore systems in dark silicon
in IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), Vol.66, Issue 1, DOI, PDF, Jan 2017.

Conferences
    Muhammad Sarmad Saeed, Moeez Akmal, Hareem Shafi, Muhammad Usama Sardar, Osman Hasan, Heba Khdr and Jörg Henkel
    Comparative Framework for the Analysis of Thermal and Resource Management Algorithms for Multi-Core Architectures
    in The 21st International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), Santa Clara, California, USA, DOI, PDF, Mar 26-29 2020.

    Behnaz Pourmohseni, Fedor Smirnov, Heba Khdr, Stefan Wildermann, Jürgen Teich, Jörg Henkel
    Thermally Composable Hybrid Application Mapping for Real-Time Applications in Heterogeneous Many-Core Systems
    in IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), Hong Kong, DOI, PDF, Dec 3-6 2019.

    Jörg Henkel, Heba Khdr, Martin Rapp
    Smart Thermal Management for Heterogeneous Multicores (Special Session)
    in IEEE/ACM 22nd Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference (DATE'19), Florence, Italy,, DOI, PDF, Mar 25-29 2019.

    Heba Khdr, Hussam Amrouch and Jörg Henkel
    Aging-Constrained Performance Optimization for Multi Cores
    in ACM/EDAC/IEEE 55rd Design Automation Conference (DAC), San Francisco, CA, USA, DOI, PDF, Jun 24-28 2018.

    Anuj Pathania, Heba Khdr, Muhammad Shafique, Tulika Mitra and Jörg Henkel
    QoS-Aware Stochastic Power Management for Many-Cores
    in ACM/EDAC/IEEE 55th Design Automation Conference (DAC), San Francisco, CA, USA, DOI, PDF, Jun 24-28 2018.

    Anuj Pathania, Heba Khdr, Muhammad Shafique, Tulika Mitra, Jörg Henkel
    Scalable Probabilistic Power Budgeting for Many-Cores
    in IEEE/ACM 20th Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference (DATE'17), Lausanne, Switzerland, DOI, PDF, Mar 27-31 2017.

    Jörg Henkel, Santiago Pagani, Heba Khdr, Florian Kriebel, Semeen Rehman, Muhammad Shafique
    Towards Performance and Reliability-Efficient Computing in the Dark Silicon Era
    in IEEE/ACM 19th Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference (DATE'16), Dresden, Germany, DOI, PDF, Mar 14-18 2016.

    Santiago Pagani, Muhammad Shafique, Heba Khdr, Jian-Jia Chen, Jörg Henkel
    seBoost: Selective Boosting for Heterogeneous Manycores
    in International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, DOI, PDF, Oct 4-9 2015.

    Jörg Henkel, Haseeb Bukhari, Siddharth Garg, Muhammad Usman Karim Khan, Heba Khdr, Florian Kriebel, Umit Ogras, Sri Parameswaran, Muhammad Shafique
    Dark Silicon - From Computation to Communication (invited special session paper)
    in 9th International Symposium on Networks-on-Chip (NOCS'15), Vancouver, Canada, DOI, PDF, Sep 28-30 2015.

    Jörg Henkel, Heba Khdr, Santiago Pagani, Muhammad Shafique
    New Trends in Dark Silicon (special session)
    in ACM/EDAC/IEEE 52nd Design Automation Conference (DAC), San Francisco, CA, USA,, DOI, PDF, Jun 7-11 2015.

    Heba Khdr, Santiago Pagani, Muhammad Shafique, Jörg Henkel
    Thermal Constrained Resource Management for Mixed ILP-TLP Workloads in Dark Silicon Chips
    in ACM/EDAC/IEEE 52nd Design Automation Conference (DAC), San Francisco, CA, USA,, DOI, PDF, Jun 7-11 2015.

    Waqaas Munawar, Heba Khdr, Santiago Pagani, Muhammad Shafique, Jian-Jia Chen and Jörg Henkel
    Peak Power Management for Scheduling Real-time Tasks on Heterogeneous Many-Core Systems
    in 20th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), Hsinchu, Taiwan, DOI, PDF, Dec 16-19 2014.

    Santiago Pagani, Heba Khdr, Waqaas Munawar, Jian-Jia Chen, Muhammad Shafique, Minming Li, Jörg Henkel
    TSP: Thermal Safe Power - Efficient power budgeting for Many-Core Systems in Dark Silicon
    in: International Conference on Hardware - Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS), New Delhi, India, DOI, PDF, Oct 12-17 2014.
    Best Paper Award
    Heba Khdr, Thomas Ebi, Muhammad Shafique, Hussam Amrouch, Jörg Henkel
    mDTM: Multi-Objective Dynamic Thermal Management for On-Chip Systems
    in IEEE/ACM 17th Design Automation and Test in Europe Conference (DATE´14), Dresden, Germany, DOI, PDF, Mar 24-28 2014.

    Jörg Henkel, Thomas Ebi, Hussam Amrouch, Heba Khdr
    Thermal Management for Dependable on-chip Systems
    in 18th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC’13), Yokohama, Japan, DOI, PDF, Jan 22-25 2013.

Books / Book Chapter
    Hussam Amrouch, Heba Khdr and Jörg Henkel
    Aging Effects: From Physics to CAD
    Chapter in Harnessing Performance Variability in Embedded and High-performance Many/Multi-core Platforms, Springer International Publishing AG, DOI, PDF, 2019.

    Heba Khdr, Santiago Pagani, Muhammad Shafique, Jörg Henkel
    Dark Silicon Aware Resource Management for Many-Core Systems
    Chapter in book Advances in Computers: Dark Silicon and Future of On-chip Systems. Elsevier, 2018.

    Santiago Pagani, Heba Khdr, Jian-Jia Chen, Muhammad Shafique, Minming Li, Jörg Henkel
    Thermal safe power: Efficient thermal-aware power budgeting for manycore systems in dark silicon
    Chapter in Book The Dark Side of Silicon (Editors: Amir M. Rahmani, Pasi Liljeberg, Ahmed Hemani, Axel Jantsch, Hannu Tenhunen), DOI, PDF, 2017.

Other
    Santiago Pagani, Lars Bauer, Qingqing Chen, Elisabeth Glocker, Frank Hannig, Andreas Herkersdorf, Heba Khdr, Anuj Pathania, Ulf Schlichtmann, Doris Schmitt-Landsiedel, Mark Sagi, Ericles Rodrigues Sousa, Philipp Wagner, Volker Wenzel, Thomas Wild, Jörg Henkel
    Dark silicon management: an integrated and coordinated cross-layer approach
    in it – Information Technology (IT), Band 58, Heft 6, DOI, PDF, Dec 2016.