Farabi Iqbal is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, where he has been a faculty member since 2009. He holds a B.Eng. (Electrical – Telecommunications) and a M.Eng. (Electrical – Electronics and Telecommunications) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, and a Ph.D. in the field of Optical Networks from Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. His research interests revolve around network routing, resiliency and optimization.