Prof. Dr. Fadi Al-Turjman received his Ph.D. in computer science from Queen’s University, Canada, in 2011. He is a professor and a research center director at Near East University, Nicosia. He is a leading authority in the areas of smart/intelligent systems in the IoT era. His publication history spans over 250 publications in journals, conferences, patents, books, and book chapters, in addition to numerous keynotes and plenary talks at flagship venues. He has authored and edited more than 25 books about cognition, security, and WSNs deployments in smart environments. He has received several recognitions and best papers’ awards at top venues. He also received the prestigious Best Research Paper Award from Elsevier Computer Communications Journal. Currently, he serves as an associate editor and the lead guest editor for several well-reputed journals, including the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials (IF 23.07) and the Elsevier Sustainable Cities and Society (IF 5.6).