Michael Felsberg received a Ph.D. in engineering from the University of Kiel, Germany, in 2002. Since 2008, he has been a full professor and the head of the Computer Vision Laboratory at Linkoping University, Sweden. His current research interests include signal processing methods for image analysis, computer and robot vision, and machine learning. He has published more than 100 reviewed conference papers, journal articles, and book contributions. He was a recipient of awards from the German Pattern Recognition Society in 2000, 2004, and 2005, from the Swedish Society for Automated Image Analysis in 2007 and 2010, from the Conference on Information Fusion in 2011 (Honorable Mention), from the CVPR Workshop on Mobile Vision 2014, and from ICPR 2016 (best scientific paper in computer vision). He has achieved top ranks on various challenges (VOT: 3rd 2013, 1st 2014, 2nd 2015, 1st 2016; VOT-TIR: 1st 2015 and 2016; OpenCV Tracking: 1st 2015; KITTI Stereo Odometry: 1st 2015, March). He has coordinated the EU projects COSPAL and DIPLECS, he is an associate editor of the Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, Journal of Image and Vision Computing, Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, Frontiers in Robotics and AI. He was publication chair of the International Conference on Pattern Recognition 2014 and track chair in 2016. He was the general co-chair of the DAGM symposium in 2011, and he will be general chair of CAIP 2017.