Zafar Iqbal received his undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan in 2005, an M.S. in Information and Mechatronics, and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Korea, in 2010 and 2017, respectively. He was awarded the Korea IT Industry Promotion Agency scholarship for his M.S., and the Korean Government Scholarship for his Ph.D. study and research. He was with ZTE Corporation, Shanghai R&D Center, from 2005 to 2008 and worked at Vieworks Co. Ltd. Korea, and Nokia Siemens Networks Co. Ltd., Shanghai, during 2011. After completing his Ph.D., he moved to Michigan Tech University and worked as a Research Assistant Professor during 2017/18. He is currently a Research Scientist at Ford Motor Company. His research interests include wireless communications, signal processing, machine learning, and computing systems.