Dr. Weiguang Guan is a research scientist at the department of RHPCS, McMaster University and an HPC consultant with SHARCNet. He received his PhD from Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1995. His research interests include computer vision, pattern recognition, machine learning, image processing, and 3D graphics and visualization. He has worked in both academia and industry, leading many cross-disciplinary R&D projects. He is a reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Image Processing and IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology.