Dr Samar Shailendra

Faculty: School of IT
Position: Senior Lecturer
Campus: Melbourne
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Samar Shailendra is currently working as a Senior Lecturer at the Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia. He is also the Adjunct Professor at IIIT Bangalore.
Previously, he worked with Intel and led their Edge Application (EDGEAPP) Architecture Standardisation at 3GPP and India. He also served as the chair of the TSDSI Roadmap Committee and vice chair of Study Group - Networks (SGN) at TSDSI. He is credited with making substantial contributions to shaping 5G Advanced requirements and the global vision for 6G technology in close collaboration with Indian Telecom Standard Bodies and Government Agencies.


Ph.D. - Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT Guwahati)
M.Tech - Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT Delhi)


  • MN621 (Advanced Network Design)
  • BN323 (Ethical Hacking & Security Governance)
  • MN503 (Overview of Internetworking)
  • MN506 (System Management)

Experience & Research

Academic Experience

  1. Adjunct Professor, IIIT Bangalore (since Jul 2015)
  2. Senior Cloud Architect at Intel (Dec 2020 – May 2023)
  3. Scientist at TCS Research & Innovation (Oct 2013 – Dec 2020)
  4. Senior Software Engineer at Novell Software (July 2007 – July 2009)
  5. Software Engineer at Infosys (May 2005 – July 2007)
  6. Lecturer at JIIT Noida, India (Sep 2003 – Nov 2004)
  7. Lecturer at MCET (currently Mody University) Rajasthan, India (Feb 2002 – Sep 2003)

Research Interests

SDN, NFV, Internet Architecture, Transport Protocols, M2M, Drones, Robotics, AI and Quantum Communication.