Morteza Biglari-Abhari received his M.Sc. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Adelaide, Australia. He joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Auckland in New Zealand in 2001. His research interests include embedded computer vision (hardware/software co-design for object detection and tracking using smart distributed cameras, and machine learning), secure computer architecture (secure and reliable architecture for multiprocessor systems on chip for autonomous vehicles), and reconfigurable multiprocessor systems-on-chip. He has been a reviewer for many conferences in embedded systems research and several journals, including the IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transaction on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Embedded Systems Letters, ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems, the Journal of Microprocessors and Micro Systems, the Journal of Real Time Image Processing and the Journal of Embedded Systems.