Shahid Ali Farooqui

शाहिद अली फारुकी شاہد علی پھاركي


Office Hours: 20.00 IST - 22.00 IST

(I would love to interact you, I am mostly available on G-chat during the said duration. However, I would prefer to send me an e-mail to schedule for a chat sessin)

I worked as Research Fellow at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India. I was part of project "Spoken Tutorial" here at IIT Bombay. Through this project we create contents & promote FOSS. We are in process of creating spoken tutorials on several FOSS including Mozilla Firefox.

Spoken Tutorial project is an initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India to promote and use FOSS system in our country.

We do conduct workshops on FOSS systems across the country, which includes Linux, Scilab, PHP My-SQL, Python etc.

I was part of event team as well. We do participate and organise FOSS events across the country. We recently organised Software Freedom Day, SciPy India conference, Drupal Camp Mumbai etc. I was part of organization of WikiConference India 2011 at University of Mumbai, Mumbai.

I was also part of Scilab India project.

I do manage Spoken Tutorial and Scilab India portals. I am mentoring Campus Ambassador programme of our Spoken Tutorial project.

Prior to my current assignment, I worked as Project Systems Manager, High Performance Scientific Computing at Harish Chandra Research Institute, Dept. of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India, Allahabad

Upcoming Events
Event Date Role
Firefox OS at Narula Institute of Technology 28 Mar 2015 Rep attendee
MozCoffee Allahabad 03 Apr 2015 Mozilla's presence organizer
Past Events
Event Date Role
Mozilla Hindi Localization Sprint 21 Mar 2015 Rep attendee
FxOS Booth @SciFest 28 Feb 2015 Mozilla's presence organizer
Konstruct Fest @ WBUT 27 Feb 2015 Rep attendee
Moz Setup @ NITMAS 14 Feb 2015 Rep attendee
Community Launch Event to celebrate “Firefox for Android” Launch in Maithili 27 Dec 2014 Rep attendee
Barasat Hackathon: Webmaker & Localization 25 Dec 2014 Mozilla's presence organizer
Hive Pop-up Maker Party KGP 20 Dec 2014 Rep attendee
Fennec Launch - Hindi India 11 Oct 2014 Rep attendee
Mozilla Hindi Community Meet-up 11 Oct 2014 Rep attendee
Maker Festival Manila 2014 13 Sep 2014 Rep attendee