Dr. Hamid R. Tizhoosh is a Professor in the Faculty of Engineering at University of Waterloo, where he leads the Kimia Lab (Laboratory for Knowledge Inference in Medical Image Analysis). Since 1993, his research activities have encompassed artificial intelligence, computer vision, and medical imaging. He has developed algorithms for medical image filtering, segmentation, and search. He is the author of two books, 14 book chapters, and more than 150 journal and conference papers. He has extensive industrial experience and has worked with numerous companies. He is also a Faculty Affiliate to the Vector Institute, Toronto, Canada, and a member of the Waterloo AI Institute, University of Waterloo, Canada.