Md Arafatur Rahman received his Ph.D. degree in Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy in 2013. He has more than 10 years Research and Teaching experience in the domain of Computer and Communications Engineering. Currently, he is a Senior Lecturer with the School of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Wolverhampton, UK. He was an Associate Professor with the Faculty of Computing, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, where he had conducted Undergraduate and Masters Courses and supervised more than 21 B.Sc., 5 M.Sc. and 5 PhD students. He worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with University of Naples Federico II in 2014 and Visiting Researcher with the Sapienza University of Rome in 2016. His research interests include Internet-of-Things (IoT), Wireless Communication Networks, Cognitive Radio Network, 5G, Vehicular Communication, Cyber Physical System, Big Data, Cloud-Fog-Edge Computing, Machine Learning and Security. He has developed an excellent track record of academic leadership as well as management and execution of international ICT projects that are supported by agencies in Italy, EU and Malaysia. Dr. Rahman has received number of prestigious international research awards, notably the Best Paper Award at ICNS’15 (Italy), IC0902 Grant (France), Italian Government PhD Research Scholarship and IIUM Best Masters Student Award, Best Supervisor Award at UMP, Awards in International Exhibitions including Best Innovation Award, MTE 2020, Malaysia, Diamond and Gold in BiS’17 UK, Best of the Best Innovation Award and Most Commercial IT Innovation Award, Malaysia, and Gold and Silver medals in iENA’17 Germany. Dr. Rahman has co-authored of around 100 prestigious IEEE and Elsevier journal (e.g., IEEE TII, IEEE TSC, IEEE COMMAG, Elsevier JNCA, Elsevier FGCS etc.) and conference publications (e.g., IEEE Globecom, IEEE DASC, etc.) and has served as an Advisory Board Member, Editor (Computers, MDPI), Lead Guest Editor (IEEE ACCESS, Computers), Associate Editor (IEEE ACCESS), Petron, General Chair, Organizing Committee, Publicity Chair, Session Chair, Programme Committee and Member of Technical Programme Committee (TPC) in numerous leading conferences worldwide (e.g., IEEE Globecom, IEEE DASC, IEEE iSCI, IEEE ETCCE etc.) and Journals. His name was enlisted inside the World top 2% scientists list released by Stanford University under the category of “Citation Impact in Single Calendar Year 2019 and 2020”. He was a Fellow of IBM Center of Excellence and Earth Resources & Sustainability Center, Malaysia and a Senior Member of IEEE.