Majid Ahmadi received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from Sharif University , Tehran, Iran, in 1971 and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, U.K., in1977. He has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, since 1980, currently as Distinguished University Professor and Associate Dean of Engineering for Research and Graduate Studies. His research interests include digital signal processing, machine vision, pattern recognition, neural network architectures, applications, and VLSI implementation, computer arithmetic, and MEMS. He has co-authored the book Digital Filtering in 1-D and 2-Dimensions; Design and Applications (New York: Plennum, 1989) and has published over 600 articles in these areas. He has served on the editorial board for the Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers as an Associate Editor and Regional Editor from 1992 to 2012, an Associate Editor for the Journal of Pattern Recognition since 1992. Dr. Ahmadi was the IEEE-CAS representative on the Neural Network Council and the Chair of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Neural Systems Applications Technical Committee (2000). He was a recipient of an Honorable Mention award from the Editorial Board of the Journal of Pattern Recognition in 1992 and received the Distinctive Contributed Paper award from the Multiple-Valued Logic Conference Technical Committee and the IEEE Computer Society in 2000. He was recipient of the best paper award from 2011 IEEE International Electro/Information Technology Conference. Dr. Ahmadi was awarded Distinguished University Professorship in 2003, Faculty of Engineering Dean’s Special Recognition Award in 2007, and University of Windsor Award for Excellence in Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity in 2008. He is a Fellow IET (U.K) and Fellow IEEE (USA).