Samy Bakheet received the Engineering doctoral degree (Dr.-Ing.) in Neuro-Information Technology (NIT) from Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (IIKT), Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany in 2013. Currently, he serves as an associate Professor of Computer Science (Major: Intelligent Vision Systems) at Sohag University, Egypt. His research interests are geared towards high-level recognition problems in machine vision, such as human activity/event recognition, human pose estimation, object/scene recognition, etc. He also works on various multimedia related applications, such as visual surveillance, content-based image retrieval (CBIR), video summarization, and semantic video annotation. Dr. Bakheet has authored close to 50 refereed technical papers in well reputed journals and international conference/symposium proceedings in the fields of machine vision, pattern recognition, machine learning, medical imaging, biometrics and robotics.