Prof. Jawad K. Ali was born in Baghdad, Iraq in November of 1956. He received his B.Sc and M.Sc degrees in 1979 and 1986 respectively from Al-Rasheed College for Science and Technology, Iraq. From 1989-1991, he joined a PhD study program at AZMA Academy, Brno, former Czechoslovakia. Since 2010, he has been a Professor of Microwave Engineering at the University of Technology, Iraq, where he has been awarded a PhD degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering in 2018. His fields of interests include microwave antenna miniaturization and design, passive microwave circuits design and FPGA based system design. He has more than 100 published papers in local and international conferences and peer-reviewed journals. Prof. Ali is a Senior Member of IEEE, USA, and a Member of both IET, UK, and IEICE, Japan.