Gaurav Mitra

Doctoral Candidate
Computer Systems Group
Research School of Computer Science
Australian National University
Canberra, Australia



Australian National University

Doctor of Philosophy (High Performance Computing)

February 2011 - Present. Supervisory Panel:

Research Area: Low-power System-on-chips processors for High Performance Computing
  • Build hardware and software framework for high resolution measurement of energy and power consumption on low-power SoCs. Published in JCTC 2015
  • OpenMP Accelerator dispatch on TI TCI6638K2K quad-core ARM Cortex A15 + eight core C6678 DSP using the Open Event Machine RTOS API and on-chip Hardware Queues
  • Implementation and Optimization of OpenMP 4.0 Accelerator Model for TI Keystone II SoC. Published in IWOMP 2014
  • Demonstration of low-powered SoCs providing high GFLOPS/Watt with all processing elements on-chip being utilized effectively
  • Evaluation of various processing element on SoCs including CPU, FPU, SIMD vector unit, GPU, DSP for different HPC workloads
    • Performance evaluation of Adapteva Epiphany 64-core co-processor. Published in Special Issue on Applications for the Heterogeneous Computing Era, IJHPCA 2015 and AsHES 2014 Workshop (held in conjunction with IPDPS 2014)
    • Performance Evaluation of ARM NEON SIMD instructions compared to Intel SSE2 using OpenCV image processing kernels. Published in AsHES 2013 Workshop (held in conjunction with IPDPS 2013)
    • Evaluation of OpenMP on Low-Power TI Keystone II ARM/DSP System-on-chip. Published in IWOMP 2013
Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Science

February 2006 - December 2010. Majors:

  • Mathematics
  • Computational Modeling
Previous projects
  • Linux Robotics Framework (Group Project - 2009 National Tertiary iAward Winner)
  • Query Interface for Semantic Web Services
  • A Request Oriented Model and language for Web Services

Awards & Scholarships

National Award; International Undergraduate Scholarship; APA ...

Employment - Academia

Australian National University

Guest Lecturer
Lecturer - Intensive Course
Tutor/Teaching Assistant


Papers @ HPCC 2016; JCTC 2015; IJHPCA 2015; IWOMP (2014, 2013); AsHES Workshop, IPDPS (2014, 2013); AWC 2013

Employment - Industry

National Computational Infrastructure

Staff Scientist, Aug 2016 - Present


Systems Software Engineer, July 2013 - Oct 2013; Nov 2015 - Feb 2016

Texas Instruments

Software Engineer Intern, Nov 2013 - July 2014


Software Engineer, Aug 2009 - May 2010


Summer Intern, Nov 2008 - Feb 2009

Employment - Residential Leadership

Unilodge @ ANU

Senior Residential Scholar, Jan 2013 - Oct 2013

Burton and Garran Hall

  • Residential Scholar (IT Assistant and Webmaster), Feb 2009 - Nov 2009
  • Senior Residential Scholar, Nov 2008 - Feb 2009