Kaoutar El Maghraoui  Kaoutar El Maghraoui photo         

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Principal Research Staff Member - AI Engineering
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA
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Professional Associations

Professional Associations:  ACM  |  ACM SIGOPS  |  IEEE   |  Society of Women Engineers  |  Women in Technology International (WITI)


Public Talks and Panels

  • ICML 2021 Expo talk, "IBM Analog AI Hardware Acceleratio Kit", Kaoutar El Maghraoui & Malte J Rasch, July 18th, 2021
  • Conference paper presentation, "Performance Analysis of Deep Learning Workloads on a Composable System", SaDL 2021 IPDPS Workshop, May 21, 2021. Talk Recording.
  • Keynote speaker at the 1st edition of the Intercultural Management Conference Series hosted by Hassan II University in Casablanca. https://www.linkedin.com/posts/kaoutar-el-maghraoui_diversityandinclusion-education-activity-6792856597661126656-ejN_, April 27, 2021
  • Guest lecture at RPI with Malte Rash as part of the Parallel Computing Class about "Analog AI Hardware Toolkit", April 2021
  • IEEE ENSIAS student branch talk: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6773654259259977728/
  • ENSEM Engineering Talk "where we are heading next with AI": https://www.linkedin.com/posts/kaoutar-el-maghraoui_coffeeabrbreakabrjee-ensemabrengineering-activity-6760958150553284609-zLN8
  • AlAkhawayn University Mentoring Session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7429ELKz_g
  • Alakhawayn University Tech Talk, "KEY RESEARCH TRENDS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF AI ": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1p44RPwM2c&t=1263s
  • Invited Talk at IEEE FastPath workshop: https://fastpath2020.github.io/FastPath2021/Program and talk video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGQg061Wmoo&t=992s
  • Keynote speaker, "Harnessing the Power of AI in E-commerce: Challenges and Opportunities", the ​2020 Forum on E-Commerce and Cybersecurity, FEC 2020, November 23, 2020. 
  • Invited talk, "Raising awareness about inclusivity at the workplace", Women in High Performmce Computing Workshop at SC2020, 11, Nov, 2020.
  • Panel speaker, "The voices of Moms in Tech during COVID-19,” Afchix Webinar, 22 July 2020.  
  • Panel speaker, "I'd blush if I could: How can we ensure an inclusive digital transformation process", Rakameya Conference, 29 June 2020.
  • Keynote speaker, "Recent Advances in AI: Implications on the City of the Future", 2nd International Workshop on Innovative Smart City Technologies, Casablanca, Morocco, June 19, 2020. Talk Link
  • Invited speaker, "AI and the Race Against COVID-19", Webinar on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Application on Covid'19, Hassan II university in Casablanca, May 22, 2020. Talk Link
  • "IBM Accelerated Discovery for COVID-19", Invited Talk, 9th Annual NYUAD Hackathon for Social Good in the Arab World, April 16th, 2020. 
  • Invited Talk, "Now and the Future of Accelerating AI, a view from IBM Research", Women in Data Science Conference, New York City, March 23, 2020. Talk Link (1:54:50)
  • Panel: "The «Golden» Age for Computer Architecture: Challenges and Pitfalls", FOCA 2019, 4th workshop on the future of computing architectures, October 23, 2019, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, NY.
  • "Challenges of adopting, operationalizing and scaling AI in the real world", Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Research Seminar, October 23rd, 2019, RPI, NY.
  • "Beyond the AI Hype A Discussion with Tom Taulli", Panel Discussion on the Practical Applications of AI,
    Oct 9th, 2019, LMHQ, New York City. 
  • "Operationalizing Artificial intelligence with Trust and Transparency", Al Akhawayn University Business School Seminar, July 10, 2019
  • "Now and the Future of Accelerating AI, a view from IBM Research", IBM Technical University, Dubai, 15 – 18 April 2019 | Dubai, UAE
  • "Operationalizing and Scaling AI", Women in Data Science and Quantum Computing, New York City, March 25, 2019
  • "Engineering Artificial Intelligence for the Future", Featured Technical Research Keynote, ArabWIC 6th International Conference on Women in Computing, Rabat, Morocco, March 8, 2019
  • "AI Engineering: Foundations to Operationalize and Scale AI", Women In Data Science (WiDS) Keynote, Rabat, Morocco, March 9, 2019
  • "Trust and Transparency in AI", Invited Talk, ENSIAS (National School of Computer Science), Rabat, Morocco, March 6th, 2019. Talk Link (Minute 52:53)
  • "Research Innovations at the Intersection of AI and Systems", Invited Talk, Rennsselaer Polytechnic Institute, October 15th, 2018
  • "IBM AI Hardware Research Enables ML/DL Collaboration using POWER9 GPU Nodes, IBM Cloud Private and Watson Studio Local", Super Computing, November 11-16, 2018, Dallas, TX
  • "IBM AI Hardware Research Enables ML/DL Collaboration using POWER9 GPU Nodes, IBM Cloud Private and Watson Studio Local",2018 IBM Systems Technical University, October 18th, 2018   Hollywood, FL
  • "Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning", AlFaisal University Mawhiba Program, July 29, 2018
  • Keynote: "AI is Everywhere: Headlights into the Future and Existing Challenges", Tech Saudiya, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University (PNU), March 7th, 2018, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  
  • Invited Talk: "AI is Everywhere: Headlights into the Future and Existing Challenges", Women in Data Science Conference, WiDS Riyadh, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST),  March 5th, 2018, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 
  • Panel "Why and How to Prepare for Hackathons", Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference, October, 2017
  • Keynote: " IBM Research's Cutting-edge Innovations transforming Industries and Society", 5th Annual International conference on Arab Women in Computing, August, 2017     
  • "Blockchain: What's All The Fuss About?", Technology Workshop, 5th Annual International conference on Arab Women in Computing, August, 2017
  • "Women in Technology Panel", ClojureBridge MIT Programming Workshop, October, 2016
  • Keynote: “A Journey of Research Innovations and Lesson Learned” 2015 NYUAD Women in Computing in the Arab World Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • “Latest Trends and Technical Challenges in Big Data, Analytics and the Cloud: Perspectives from Industry and Academia” Panel, NYCWiC 2015, New York Celebration of Women in Computing, Syracuse, NY, 2015.
  • “Why Women in Technology should patent their ideas” Panel, Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference, 2014.
  • “Latest Trends and Technical Challenges of Big Data Analytics” Panel, Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference, 2014.
  • "Big Data, Analytics and Cloud Computing: the New Paradigm” Panel, New York Celebration of Women in Computing (NYCWiC), 2013, Albany, NY.
  • "What if Social Networks Can Empower Women in Science, Technology, and Beyond?” Panel, Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, 2011, Portland, Oregon.
  • "Minority Women: Diversity and Mentoring in the Research Environment" Panel, SWE 2011, The Annual Conference of Women Engineers, Chicago, Illinois.
  • "10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started My Career" Panel, Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • "Internship Programs Showcase - Success Stories (How to Make the Best of Internship Programs — a 360 View)" Panel, Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, 2008, Keystone, Colorado.
  • The Internet Operating System: Middleware for Adaptive Distributed Computing. Center for Pervasive Computing and Networking, RPI, Troy, NY, December 6th, 2006.
  • A Framework for the Dynamic Reconfiguration of Scientific Applications in Grid Envi- ronments. Ph.D. Forum, Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC06), San Diego, CA, October 2006.
  • An Architecture for Reconfiguring Iterative MPI Applications in Dynamic and Het- erogeneous Environments. SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing (PP06), San Francisco, CA, February 2006.

 

Conference Organization

Technical Program Committees

2020

  • HPCA-26 Industry Track

2019

  • Super Computing, MASCOTS 2019, ISCA 2019

2018

  • AI and Tech for Women tracks at GHC 2018, IEEE Women In Engineering International Leadership Summit

2017

  • CCGrid 2017, The 17th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing

2016

  • Cloud Computing 2016, The seventh International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization

2015

  • CADS 2015, the 18th CSI symposium on computer architecture and digital systems
  • Cloud Computing 2015, The sixth International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization
  • SC'15, Super Computing Conference
  • NPC 2016, 12th IFIP International Conference on Network and Parallel Computing.
  • ACM SRC 2015, The ACM Student Research Competition

2014

  • Cloud Computing 2014, The Fifth International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization
  • NPC 2014, 11th IFIP International Conference on Network and Parallel Computing.
  • ACM SRC 2014, The ACM Student Research Competition.
  • ACM's Committee on Women in Computing, 2014.

2013

  • UCC 2013, The 6th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing.

2012

  • GHC 2012, Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. Panels, Workshops and Presentations Committee. PhD Forum Committee.
  • UCC 2012, The 5th IEEE11th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing.

2011

  • CCGRID2011, The 11th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud, and Grid Computing.

Conference/Journal Reviewer

  • ACM Computing Surveys 2011.
  • PPAM 2011, 9th International Conference on Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics.
  • ACM Computing Surveys 2008.
  • HCW 2007, the Sixteenth International Heterogeneity in Computing Workshop.
  • Coordination 2006.
  • Simulation: Transactions of The Society for Modeling and Simulation International 2006.
  • Euro-Par 2005.
  • The Scientific Programming Journal, winter 2005.
  • TEDC05, 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Technology for Education in Developing Countries.
  • DOA 2003, International Symposium on Distributed Objects and Applications.
  • ICSOC03, International Conference on Service Oriented Computing.
  • TEDC03, 1st IEEE International Workshop on Technology for Education in Developing Countries.