Yousef Fazea is an International Senior Lecturer at the School of Computing, College of Arts and Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia. He received his B.E. and M.S. degree in Information Technology, and his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Kedah, Malaysia. Dr. Fazea has published more than 30 international and scientific papers, 2 books, and 4 book chapters, 2 patents indexed in the ISI and Scopus database. Two of his papers was designated as the best paper award in the IEEE Symposium on Computer Applications & Industrial Electronics (ISCAIE 2017) and International Conference on Computer and Information Sciences (ICCIS2020). In addition, he has won the Bronze Medal in the Innovation Research, Invention, and Application Exhibition (I-RIA) in 2019. Apart from this, Dr. Fazea has won the 3-minute thesis competition (3MT) and awarded as a second runner-up and honored by IEEE SB, CAS for his outstanding contribution toward students and alumni development in 2019. Later was appreciated as an excellent staff by Inasis Grantt residential hall in 2019. Dr. Fazea is a member of IEEE and actively involved in IEEE activities as an executive and counselor for IEEE UUM student branch for two consecutive terms. In addition, he is a member of IAES, IAENG, UUM-IRL, a life member of ISOC Malaysia chapter, and chair of UUM SOC internationalization committee members. He serves as a reviewer for IEEE Internet of Things Journal (Q1, IF 11.705), IEEE Network Magazine (Q1, IF 9.590), IEEE Access (Q1, IF. 4.098), International Journal of Electronics and Communications-Elsevier (Q2, IF. 2.853), Optical Engineering SPIE (Q2, IF. 1.082), Microwave and Optical Technology Letters (Q2, IF. 0.948 ), Optik - International Journal for Light and Electron Optics (Q3, IF. 1.914), Indian Journal of Science and Technology (Q3, IF. 0.60), Fibre and Integrated Optics (Q4, IF. 0.43), Journal of Electrical Systems and Information Technology –Springer (JESIT) and committee member and reviewer in more than 30 well-known conferences. Dr. Fazea research area of interest including, next-generation computing and telecommunication (Free Space Optics (FSO), Radio over FSO and Integrated Optics, Data Multiplexing such as OFDM, WDM, MDM, SDM, Wireless/optical sensors applications, digital signal processing and channel modeling using a different type of algorithms such as DNA, NN, Fuzzy algorithm. Future Internet D2D communication, High computing performance, digital communication networks, high-speed networks, SDN, ICN, and network security.