MOHAMMED ALSWAITTI received the B.Eng. degree in computer engineering from The Islamic University of Gaza (IUG), Palestine, in 2010, and the M.Sc. degree in electronic systems design engineering from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia, in 2011. He worked as a Lecturer at the University of Palestine and Instructor at the educational technology center at IUG. He pursued his Ph.D. degree under the Malaysian International Scholarship (MIS) scheme and worked as a Graduate Assistant at the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department, USM, Malaysia. Currently, he is an assistant professor at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (School of Information and communication technology) at Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM). His research has been focused on nature-inspired optimization-based clustering techniques, machine learning, and pattern recognition.