Prof. dr. Alexandru C. Telea has obtained his PhD in 2000 in software architectures for data visualization from the Eindhoven University, the Netherlands. Until 2007, he worked as assistant professor in data and information visualization at the same university. Since 2007, he is professor of visualization and computer graphics at the Faculty of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, Institute Johann Bernoulli, University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He is the author of 150 papers in international journals, conferences, and books. His main research interests are software reverse engineering, software and information visualization, and multiscale 3D shape processing, with a strong focus on applications in the IT and data analysis industries. He is a member of the ACM.