Mehedi is a third year Ph.D. student at the University of South Wales, UK. His research interest is in bio-fuel, evolutional and functional genomics. He is currently studying networks related to lipid storage in oil producing monocots. Mehedi was introduced to the ISCB and the Student Council (SC) through the SCS2011, and was involved in organising the SCS2014. Mehedi is the co-founder, and currently serving president of the ISCB RSG-UK. He is also the co-chair to the ISCB student council’s web committee.