Bio:Michael Elad holds a B.Sc. (1986), M.Sc. (1988) and D.Sc. (1997) in Electrical Engineering from the Technion. After several years in industrial research, Michael served as a research-associate at Stanford University during 2001-2003. Since 2003 he is a Computer-Science Professor at the Technion. Michael works in the fields of signal and image processing, specializing in sparse representations. He has authored hundreds of technical publications in leading venues, many of which have led to exceptional impact. Since January 2016, Prof. Elad is serving as the Editor-in-Chief for SIIMS.