Blog icon


Mahathir has contributed to and led a variety of research projects within academia and industry that have transformed scientific outputs into real-world products.

Whilst primarily an engineer, he has maintained a publication track record through the years, which includes contributions to 5 patents. He has also contributed expert reviews to conferences and journals such as:
- ACM Transactions On Internet Technology
- IEEE Transactions On Network And Service Management
- IEEE Transactions On Services Computing

Academic Qualifications

  • 2013

    Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science)
    RMIT University

  • 2009

    Bachelor of Applied Science (Computer Science)
    RMIT University

  • 1999

    Diploma in Electronics, Computer, and Communications Engineering
    Nanyang Polytechnic (Singapore)

Current Roles

  • Senior Engineer
    Digital Transformation Team, Energy Systems

  • Co-Lead
    Data Science Community of Practice

  • Member
    DFAT South East Asia Initiative

  • Member
    Transport Electrification Team, Energy Systems

  • Advisor
    G-PST Topic 3 (Control Room of the Future)

Professional Experiences

  • 2019-11-25-2022-07-17

    Senior Research Scientist
    CSIRO Data61

  • 2017-05-01-2019-11-24

    Senior Software Engineer
    Seeing Machines (Aviation)

  • 2014-01-10-2017-04-30

    Staff Software Engineer
    IBM Research

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2020-2023

    Reviewer for ACM TOIT, IEEE TNSM, IEEE TSC journals

  • 2022-2022

    Reviewer for IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference

Related links