an Indian American game designer. Along with his father Omar Syed, Aamir Syed designed the game of Arimaa when he was four years old. He was eponym of the game ("Arimaa" is "Aamir" spelled backwards plus an initial "a")  .
- Omar Syed, Aamir Syed (2003). Arimaa - A New Game Designed to be Difficult for Computers. ICGA Journal, Vol. 26, No. 2