Bogdan Ionescu coordinates the Center for Advanced Research on New Materials, Products and Innovative Processes (CAMPUS) at University Politehnica of Bucharest (UPB). He holds a double PhD in image/video processing from UPB and University of Savoie, France. He is currently a tenured Professor with ETTI-UPB and courtesy faculty member of University of Savoie. He has authored over 150 scientific publications, organized several international benchmark campaigns and conferences from the field among other key leading scientific roles. He contributed to over 20 Romanian/EU funded research and strategic programmes, as principal investigator or as part of the research team. He is senior member of IEEE and member of SPIE, ACM, EURASIP and GDR-ISIS and technical program expert for the Horizon 2020 Programme.