Zahid Riaz is currently working as a full time researcher in Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS) at Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany. He has received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree in Physics and Systems Engineering in 2001 and 2004 respectively from Pakistan. He has completed his PhD from Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany in 2011 in the area of computer vision and image processing. He was awarded German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) fellowship in 2007 and European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM) fellowship in 2011. Zahid Riaz is also serving as project leader for Context Aware Perception for Assistive Environments under DAAD program for German-Pakistani universities collaboration. In 2009-10, he has worked as a visiting researcher in computer vision lab at University of Central Florida (UCF).