Prof. Mohanad Alfiras received his B.Sc. Honors degree in Electric and Electronic Engineering in 1998 from University of Technology, Iraq. He continued his higher education at the same University and accomplished his MS. and Ph.D. degrees in Communication System Engineering in 2000 and 2006, respectively. In 2006, he joined Gulf University as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Communication Engineering. He was promoted as the Head of Computer Communication Engineering in 2008. Mohanad Al Firas has authored/co-authored over 41 research/publications in peer reviewed reputed journals and presented papers in numerous conferences. With his academic accomplishments, he also continued his academic administrative duties at Gulf University. He fulfilled his duty as the Dean of Admissions and Registration of Gulf University. Since 2015, he had been extending his duty as the Acting President of Gulf University and from 2017 he has become the President of Gulf University. In 2018, Mohanad Al Firas received a Principal Fellow Certificate from the Higher Education Academy. In April 2021, He was promoted as full Professor.