Wesley De Neve received the M.Sc. degree in Computer Science and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science Engineering from Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, in 2002 and 2007, respectively. He is currently working as a senior researcher for both the Multimedia Lab at Ghent University - iMinds (Belgium) and the Image and Video Systems Lab at KAIST (South Korea), in the position of Research Associate and Adjunct Professor, respectively. Prior to that, he was a post-doctoral researcher at the Information and Communications University (ICU) in South Korea. His research interests and areas of publication include image and video processing (coding, annotation, retrieval, and adaptation), GPU-friendly video coding, near-duplicate video clip detection, face recognition, video surveillance and privacy protection, and leveraging collective knowledge for improving the semantic analysis of image and video content.