Michael S. Brown obtained his BS and PhD in Computer Science from the University of Kentucky in 1995 and 2001 respectively. He was a visiting PhD student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 1998-2000. Dr. Brown has held positions at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2001-2004), California State University – Monterey Bay (2004-2005), and Nanyang Technological University (2005-2007). He joined the School of Computing at the National University of Singapore in 2007 where he is currently an associate professor and vice dean (corporate relations). Dr. Brown’s research interests include computer vision, image processing and computer graphics. He has served as an area chair for CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, and ACCV and is currently an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI) and the International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV). Dr. Brown received the HKUST Faculty Teaching Award (2002), the NUS Young Investigator Award (2008), the NUS Faculty Teaching Award (for AY08/09, AY09/10, AY10/11), and the NUS Annual Teaching Excellence Award (ATEA) for AY09/10.