Vassilis Fotopoulos was born in Patras in 1972. He graduated from the University of Patras, Department of Physics in 1995 and he received his MSc degree from the Electronics Laboratory of the same department in 1998. He received his PhD in 2003 from Patras University as well. He teaches digital logic design both at HOU (Dept. of Computer Science) and the Western Greece Technological and Educational Institute (Dept. of Electrical Eng.). His research interests include digital watermarking, digital image and video processing, microcontrollers and arduino, image and video compression algorithms. He is currently a member of the CAS, SP and Computer societies of the IEEE and a member of SPIE. He’s a reviewer for IEE’s Electronic Letters, IEEE’s Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Signal Processing Letters, Signal Image and Video Processing (Springer), SPIE’s Journal of Optical Engineering, Journal of Electronic Imaging, International Journal of Computer Mathematics (Taylor & Francis) and for the ICIP , ICPR and EUSIPCO conferences. He has published 50 works in various international conferences and journals.