Panayiotis (Panos) G. Georgiou will join us as assistant professor effective August 16, 2013. He received his B.A. and M. Eng degrees with Honors from Cambridge University (Pembroke College), U.K. in 1996. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Southern California in 1998 and 2002, respectively. During the period 1992-96 he was awarded a Commonwealth scholarship from the Cambridge-Commonwealth Trust. Since 2003 he has been a member of the Signal and Image Processing Institute (SIPI) and Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering as a research associate and most recently as research assistant professor.