Dr. Lenin Mehedy joined the IBM Research - Australia laboratory in August 2015 as a Staff Software Engineer.
Prior to that, he has worked as a lead software engineer and contributed significantly in designing and developing notable web applications at start-up companies; solving problems in the domain of disaster management, social engagements, workforce planning, rostering etc. particularly focusing on the Australian market.
Lenin received his B.Sc.Eng. degree in computer science and engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh, in November 2004 and M.S. degree in computer engineering from Kyung Hee University, Suwon, Korea, in February 2007. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Melbourne, Australia in February 2012. During his Ph.D., he worked as a graduate researcher in the Networked Systems group of Victoria Research Laboratory at the National ICT Australia (NICTA), where he developed technologies to achieve spectrally efficient (4 bit/s/Hz) 100 Gb/s optical data transmission systems for short-haul links like point-to-point and point-to-multipoint links (e.g. access networks).
Lenin's current role involves designing and developing various innovative solutions using Blockchain.
In spare time, Lenin enjoys hacking and developing innovative solutions using various open source tools and devices. He is also an active reviewer of prominent scientific journals including Optics Express (OSA), Journal of Lightwave Technology (IEEE/OSA), Journal of Networks and Computer Applications (Elsevier) and Information processing letters (Elsevier).
Most recently he has also served in the program committees of ICACON 2016, OPTICS 2016.
Lenin is keen to collaborate with people who are passionate about solving interesting problems and would like to provide economical technology breakthrough to millions of people around the world.