Shouq Alsubaihi received the B.S. and the M.S. degrees in Computer Engineering from Kuwait University, Kuwait, in 2005 and 2008, respectively. Until 2006, she worked as Teacher Assistant in the Computer Engineering Department at Kuwait University. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Computer Engineering at University of California, Irvine. Her research interests include distributed systems, parallel computing, design automation, evolutionary computation and its applications, and fault tolerance.