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Professor Iqbal Gondal

Position on Council:

Staff Council Member

Present occupation:

Professor, Information Technology and Chair

Academic qualifications:

BEE, Masters in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and PhD

Summary of previous experience

Iqbal was elected as Staff Member of Council in January 2019 and has been with FedUni since 2014. He is currently the Director of the Internet Commerce Security Laboratory (ICSL) specialising in cybersecurity research and supporting PhD students. Prior to joining Federation University Australia Iqbal was at Monash University where he served in the capacity of Director of postgraduate studies for six years, was a member of the faculty board, a member of Monash academic board and Director of ICT Strategy for the faculty.

Before joining Federation University Australia, he worked in the 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. He is a member of IEEE (USA), Communication Society (USA) and Engineers Australia.

Particular areas of expertise / interest

Iqbal's research interests are wireless networks, sensor networks, remote machine condition monitoring, information fusion, social networks and network analytics. He has published two book chapters and over 127 refereed conference and journal papers. His publications have been cited over 621 times, with an H-index of 10 and G-index of 20.