Mislav Grgic received the B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Croatia, in 1997, 1998 and 2000, respectively. From July 1997 he has worked at the Department of Wireless Communications, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Croatia. He was on a research study at the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester, United Kingdom (1999/2000). In April 2007 he was promoted to Associate Professor. He participated in 4 scientific projects financed by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia and 4 international COST projects of the European Commission in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Currently he is a project leader of the research project: Intelligent Image Features Extraction in Knowledge Discovery Systems (036-0982560-1643), supported by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia (2007-2009). He published more than 90 papers in journals and conference proceedings in the areas of image and video compression, image retrieval (MPEG-7), and face recognition. Dr. Grgic is a senior member of IEEE and a member of IEEE Region 8 GOLD Team, IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Signal Processing Society, EURASIP, ELMAR, and AMAC-FER. He was a chair of the IEEE Croatia Section GOLD Affinity Group (2005-2006). Currently he is a secretary of the IEEE Croatia Section where he serving as a chapter coordinator and conference coordinator. He is a collaborating member of the Croatian Academy of Engineering (HATZ). Dr. Grgic participates in more than 30 international programs, review and conference organizing committees and he serves as a technical reviewer for various scientific journals. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Int. Journal of Signal and Imaging Systems Engineering. Dr. Grgic received bronze medal Josip Loncar from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb for an outstanding B.Sc. thesis work, silver medal Josip Loncar for an outstanding M.Sc. thesis work, and Vera Johanides award from the Croatian Academy of Engineering for scientific achievements in the area of multimedia communications, in 1997, 1999 and 2005, respectively.