Dr M Omar Faruque Sarker is a software developer and DevOps engineer who loves to write code all day and night. Currently he's working at University College London (UCL), United Kingdom. In recent years, he has been leading a number of Python web-application development projects including the implementation of an interactive web-based scientific computing framework using IPython Notebook service at UCL.
He received his PhD in multi-robot systems from the University of South Wales where he adopted various Python open source projects for integrating the complex software infrastructure of one of the biggest multi-robot experiment test-bed in the UK. Since 1999, he has been deploying Linux and open source software in commercial companies, educational institutions, and multinational consultancies. He was invited to work on the Google Summer-of-Code 2009/10 programs for contributing to the BlueZ and Tahoe-LAFS open source projects.
Dr Sarker has a specialist knowledge and expertise in opensource e-learning platforms such as Moodle, agile software development, and IT service management methodologies such as DSDM Atern, and ITIL Service management frameworks.