Prof Iqbal Gondal

Name Prof Iqbal Gondal
Position Title Professor and Director ICSL
Campus Mt Helen
Room Suite 8 Enterprise Centre
Phone +613 53276210

Research interests

  • Cyber security
  • Remote condition monitoring
  • Mobile and sensor network information processing

Short biography

Professor Iqbal Gondal is Director of Internet Commerce Security Lab (ICSL), Federation University. ICSL conducts research in the application of advance analytics techniques for cybersecurity and provides innovative Cybersecurity solutions to the industry. He is also working as member of University Governing Council & member of engineering advisory committee for Federation University, Non Exec Director of Oceania Cyber Security Centre and University engagement for Defence Science Institute. He has been responsible for establishing collaborative partnerships between Federation University and Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) & Australian Federal Police (AFP). In the past, he was Director of ICT strategy for the faculty of IT in Monash. He has served in the capacity of Director of Postgraduate studies for six years, member of faculty board and member of Monash academic board. . He has received commendation from Vice-Chancellor and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) for his excellent teaching in Monash. He has received significant industry funding to support research in ICSL in the area of Intelligent Malware analysis, threat intelligence, fraud detection, cyber-attack triage,  malware webinject detection, phishing attack identification and mitigation and blockchain.

He has published over 190-refereed conference and journal papers. To date he has successfully supervised 21 PhD students. He is Fellow of Institute of Engineers Australia, member of IEEE (USA) and Graduate member of Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is a member of advisory board for International Journal for Distributed Sensors networks, Editor of Journal of Information Processing in Agriculture, China. Prior to joining Monash, he worked in a capacity of a research fellow and a senior software systems engineer for seven years in Singapore and Australia with Delphi (GM), Singapore Manufacturing Technology (SimTech) and other industries. He has experience in network design and development, project management, System design and integration, SCADA, intelligent techniques, adaptive systems and wireless switches for financial services.

His research interests are Cyber security, Remote condition monitoring, Wireless and sensor networks information processing.



Teaching areas

  • Cyber security
  • Networks
  • Project management

Extended research profile