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 the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in 2011. He worked as a Lecturer at the University of Palestine and Instructor at the educational technology centre at IUG. He pursued his PhD 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, XMUM. His research has been focused on nature-inspired optimization-based clustering techniques, machine/deep learning, and pattern recognition.