Abbas obtained his M.Sc in IT & Multimedia Systems, and Ph.D. in Communication & Network Engineering from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) in 2008 and 2012, respectively. He was with Malaysian Institute of Microelectronic Systems (MIMOS Berhad) as a researcher, April-July 2008. He is currently working as an Associate Professor at the Department of Computing, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Nilai University, Malaysia. He received Special Scheme Research Grant awarded by UPM during his M.Sc and Ph.D. (2006-2010). During his Ph.D., he achieved Gold and Best-of-the-Best Award in Malaysia Technology Expo 2009 (MTE'09). He is a senior member of IEEE, IEICE-Japan, International Engineering Consortium (IEC), and International Association of Engineers (IAE). His research interest includes the wireless network, network security, multicast networks, mobile IPv6, IoT, and cloud computing.