Othman Omran Khalifa received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Garyounis University, Libya in 1986. He obtained his Master’s degree and PhD from Newcastle University, UK in 1996 and 2000 respectively. He worked in industries for eight years and he is currently a professor at the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia. He served as the head of department of Electrical and computer Engineering, IIUM from July 2005 until December 2014. He is a Charter Engineer (CEng) UK, a Senior member of IEEE USA and a member IET UK. He served as an External assessor for many engineering programmes and curriculum developments as well as external examiner for many PhD thesis nationally and internationally. Prof. Khalifa was the chairman of the International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering (ICCCE), 2006, 2010, 2012, 2014. Prof. Khalifa supervised more than 60 Masters and PhD students. He has extensively contributed through his writings in international journals, conferences and books. He published more than 450 publications including 12 books. His area of research interest is Communication Systems, Signal analysis, Cyber security, Machine and Deeplearning. In 2013, he received the highest citation in Citation Indexed Journal Award, in 2019 he got the TOKOH academic “Best Academician” award and last year in 2020, he Won the Murabbi “Best Teacher” award.