Prof. Madya Dr. Liza Abdul Latiff  is an academician in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia for more than 30 years. She obtained a Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Communication) in 1982 from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Honours) from South Dakota State University, USA in 1985.  She came to work for a year and then went for study leave to pursue her Masters. She graduated with Masters in Electrical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 1988. She came back teaching and doing research until 2003 when she went again for study leave pursuing her PhD. She graduated in 2007 from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia proposing a new routing protocol in mobile ad hoc network that is energy efficient and with better end-to-end delay.

She has served as the Deputy Dean at Centre for Diploma Studies managing and offering 16 programs in both engineering and non-engineering fields from 2007 untull 2017. During her tenure, students enrolment has reached 1800 full-time students, 7000 joint programmes students and 300 parttime students with the assistance of the academic and management team under  the patrionage of the Dean. The centre has  130 academic and non-academic staff.

And from February 2017, she is back with Razak School to concentrate on research and supervision.

Her research interest in wireless computer and data network  focusing on routing protocols, security, quality of Service and resource management algorithms.