Dr. 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. in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Telecommunications, an M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering with a focus on Electronics and Telecommunications, both 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.