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Research interests
  • Digital systems
  • High-level synthesis
  • Real-time systems
  • Embedded systems
  • Computer arithmetic
  • High performance computing
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Cyber-physical systems security
  • Computer architecture
  • Specialized architectures
  • Field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs)
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 2514 Digital signal processing
  • 2701 Computer hardware
  • 2702 Computer systems organization
  • 2704 Distributed and parallel processing
  • 2719 Computer architecture and design
  • 2722 VLSI systems




Tarek Ould-Bachir received the M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Polytechnique Montréal, in 2008 and 2013, respectively. From 2007 to 2018, he was with OPAL-RT Technologies, holding various positions in the R&D Department. From 2018 to 2020, he was a Research Associate with Polytechnique Montréal. He is currently an Associate Professor with the Computer and Software Engineering Department at Polytechnique Montréal.


  • ELE1300, Digital Design
  • INF1500, Digital Design 
  • INF1600, Computer Organization 
  • INF2010, Algorithms and data structures
  • INF3500, Digital Design II
  • INF3610, Embedded Systems
  • INF8503, Avanced Concepts in Cumputer Architecture

Supervision at Polytechnique


  • Ph.D. (9)

    • Allabadi, Ahmad. Numerical methods for power electronics based power systems.
    • Mashreghi Moghadam, Parisa. P4-programmable FPGA overlay .
    • Zamanidoost, Yadollah. Lung disease detection using machine learning, algorithms and hardware implementations.
    • Alavoine, Loic. Adjustment and simulation of aircraft electrical cables using frequency dependent equivalent circuits.
    • Meddah, Karim. FPGA platform for real-time simulation of fast power converters.
    • Hajizadeh, Fahimeh. FPGA-based simulation of high-fidelity aircraft cable models for aeronautical applications.
    • Abbasmollaei, Mostafa. P4 applications on heterogeneous CPU/FPGA platform.
    • Allahdini, Mobin. Cybersecurity of avionics systems.
    • Masengo, Lévi Shimbi. Applications of quantum-inspired approaches.
  • Master (thesis) (5)

    • Yan, Zheng. Automatic partitioning of power electronics models .
    • Morantin, Bastien Regis Michel. Cybersecurity of the Internet of Things.
    • Gay, Robin. Hardware implementations for quantum-inspired methods.
    • Lakhdari, Koceila. GPU-accelerated EMT Simulations.
    • Deloumeau, Nicolas. Implemention and characterization of efficient tracing mechanisms on FPGA and ASIC devices.
  • Professionnal master (1)

    • Cassedanne, Mélanie.


News about Tarek Ould-Bachir

NEWS | June 22, 2021
Discovery grants: Polytechnique Montréal obtains nearly $3,9 million for research programs | Read