Kazem Cheshmi is a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto. His research focus is domain-specific compiler design and parallel computing approaches for numerical methods. Kazem is a recipient of Adobe fellowship 2018, the grand final award of the 2017 ACM SRC competitions and CGO-SRC 2017. He received his M.A.Sc degree from the University of Tehran in 2013 in computer engineering. Before joining the University of Toronto, Kazem was a researcher at Rutgers University, US, Concordia University, Canada and Rostock University, Germany.