Ahmet Erdem was born on April 22nd of 1990, in Istanbul/Turkey. In 2013, He obtained his Bachelor degree in the field of Computer Science and Engineering from Sabanci University. He completed his Master's degree from Politecnico di Milano with a thesis discussing "Efficient OpenCL application autotuning for heterogeneous platforms". Currently, he is a Ph.D. student at the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria of Politecnico di Milano and is collaborating with STMicroelectronics under the supervision of Prof. Cristina Silvano. His main research topics include convolutional neural network accelerators, application auto-tuning on heterogeneous platforms.