RISC-V Karachi Meetup


Sep 30, 2023, 4:00 AM – 12:00 PM

148 RSVPs

About this event

The RISC-V movement is gaining momentum worldwide, and Pakistan is emerging as a formidable player. We're excited to bring to you the RISC-V Karachi Meetup - a unique gathering that will spotlight Pakistan's exceptional endeavors in the RISC-V sector.

Event Highlights:

  • Speaker Spotlights: Learn directly from the individuals and teams driving RISC-V projects in Pakistan. Their stories, insights, and innovations promise to inspire.
  • Engaging Discussions: Participate in in-depth conversations about RISC-V's trajectory and Pakistan's pivotal role in shaping its future.
  • Tech Demos: Experience firsthand the latest RISC-V tools and technologies birthed from the brilliant minds of Pakistan.
  • Connect & Collaborate: Utilize this meetup as a nexus for networking with fellow RISC-V enthusiasts, professionals, and visionaries.

Pakistan is stepping up in the tech world with RISC-V. Whether you're an expert, a beginner, or just curious, Join us at the RISC-V Karachi Meetup.

Let’s unite, share our stories, and envision the vast possibilities that RISC-V holds for our nation!

The link to join the live event:


Call for Proposals (Deadline: 18/September/2023)

If you have contributions or innovations in the RISC-V sector and wish to present your work, kindly fill out the provided form. We're excited to spotlight the talent and achievements from our community!

CFP Form: https://forms.gle/ZUhfroAVVGMUoB8i8


  • Zhiyang Ong

    Texas A&M University

    PhD Student

  • Jafar Safdar

    Aql Tech Solutions


  • Dr. Muhammad Tahir

    UET Lahore


  • Fatima Saleem

    10x Engineers

    Senior Design Verification Engineer

  • Abdul Muheet


    Hardware Engineer

  • Afeera Suhail

    NED University of Engineering & Technology


  • Syed Owais

    MERL - UIT University

    Research Intern

  • Hamna Mohiuddin

    MERL - UIT University

    Research Intern

  • Mohsin Siddiqui

    MERL - UIT University

    Research Assistant

  • Hafsa Parker

    MERL - UIT University

    Research Assistant


  • Dr. Naveed Sherwani

    Rapid Silicon

    Chairman, President & CEO

  • Dr. Roomi Naqvi

    Micro Electronics Research Lab


  • Dr. Ali Ahmed

    Micro Electronics Research Lab

    Team Lead

  • Dr. Farhan Ahmed

    Micro Electronics Research Lab

    Software Team Lead



Saturday, September 30, 2023
4:00 AM – 12:00 PM UTC


Opening and Welcome by MERL
Keynote by Dr. Naveed Sherwani
Keynote by Dr. Ali Ahmed
Helping Pythonistas Become Microarchitects by Zhiyang Ong
RISC-V based IP and SoC Design by Jafer Safdar
Open-Source RISC-V Vector Test Suites: A Comparative Analysis by Fatima Saleem
The NOVA Project by Abdul Muheet
Keynote by Dr. Farhan Ahmed Karim
LFX Mentorship sponsored by RISC-V by Mohsin Siddiqui
Lunch Break
Semiconductor Innovation Masterclass: Open-source FPGA and ASIC Design by Sajjad Ahmed
Pipelining & Verification of RISC-V Microprocessor by Afeera Sohail
RISC-V Vector Extension by Hamna
UETRV PCore: An Application Class RISC V Processor by Dr. Muhammad Tahir
GeMM Accelerator Generator by Syed Owais
Fine-Tuning an LLM for RISC-V and Verilog by Hafsa Parker
Closing and QnA


  • Zeeshan Rafique

    Micro Electronics Research Lab - UITU

    RISC-V Ambassador

  • Shahzaib Kashif

    Micro Electronics Research Lab - UITU

    RISC-V Advocate

  • Mahnoor Ismail

    Micro Electronics Reseach Lab

    Research Assistant


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