Dr. Hazem El-Alfy is an Assistant Professor at the Kuwait College of Science and Technology (KCST) in Kuwait. Previously, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at Osaka University, Japan that he joined after an early career as Assistant Professor at the University of Alexandria, Egypt. He graduated with honors from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Alexandria in 1997 and later received a Masters degree in Engineering Mathematics in 2001 from the same university. He then worked as a Research Assistant at the University of Maryland at College Park where he earned another Masters degree in 2005 and a doctoral degree in 2009, both from the Computer Science Department. His research interests are in video processing and multi-camera management with applications in surveillance and robot path planning. He has publications in top international conferences on Robotics, Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence. Dr. El-Alfy received several awards, honors and research grants from the Faculty of Engineering at Alexandria University.