Asem Ali – PhD, Research Scientist – received B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Assiut University, Egypt and a Ph.D. degree from the UofL in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1999, 2002, and 2008, respectively. He has been a research scientist with the CVIP Lab during the period 2008-2012, then spent three years with the College of Engineering at Assuit University, before returning to the CVIP Lab as a senior research scientist in October 2015. He has experience in designing and implementation of intelligent controllers that are used in tracking control of speed and position of a DC motor. He has extensive experience with machine learning, Sensor instrumentation, Interfacing, Signal conditioning and processing, Embedded control system and programming. He advised several graduation projects for B.Sc. students: a controller of magnetic levitation system, an embedded system that helps blind people to read text books, an embedded system automatically detects and slices potatoes. His experience with image analysis include statistical models and machine learning. Dr. Ali also has wide range of experience with visualization for object modeling, facial information modeling, and vision guided robot systems.