Vitomir Štruc is a Professor at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He received his doctoral degree from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Ljubljana in 2010. Vitomir’s research interests include problems related to biometrics, computer vision, image processing, pattern recognition and machine learning. He (co-)authored more than 150 research papers for leading international peer reviewed journals and conferences in these and related areas. He served in different capacities on the organizing committees of several top-tier vision conferences, including IEEE Face and Gesture, ICB, WACV and IJCB. Vitomir is a Senior Area Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, a Subject Editor for Elsevier’s Signal Processing and an Associate Editor for Pattern Recognition, and IET Biometrics. He served as an Area Chair for WACV 2018, 2019, 2020, ICPR 2018, Eusipco 2019 and FG 2020, 2021 and as the Program Chair for IJCB 2020 and IWBF 2022. Currently he acts as a Program Co-Chair for IWBF 2023, workshop co-chair for WACV 2023, a Workshop and tutorial Co-Chair for FG 2023 and a General Co-Chair for IJCB 2023. Dr. Struc is a Senior member of the IEEE, a member of IAPR, EURASIP, Slovenia’s national contact point for the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) and the former president and current executive committee member of the Slovenian Pattern Recognition Society, the Slovenian branch of IAPR. Vitomir is also the current VP Technical Activities for the IEEE Biometrics Council.
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China