Baba C. Vemuri received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1987. He then joined the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Florida, Gainesville, where he is currently a full professor. His research interests include Medical Image Computing, Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Information Geometry. He has published over 190 refereed journal and conference articles in the aforementioned areas and received several best paper awards. He has served as a program chair and area chair of several IEEE conferences. He was an associate editor of several area journals and is currently an associate editor of the Journal of Medical Image Analysis (MedIA) and the International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV). Professor Vemuri is a fellow of the IEEE and ACM.