Alfred M. Bruckstein received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, in 1976 and 1980, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, in 1984. Since October 1984, he has been with the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology, where he holds of the Ollendorff Chair in Science. His research interests include swarm/ant robotics, image and signal processing, analysis and synthesis, pattern recognition, and various aspects of applied geometry. He authored and coauthored more than 150 journal papers in these fields. He is a SIAM Fellow for contributions to signal processing, image analysis, and ant robotics, and was the recipient of 2014 SIAG/Imaging Science Prize (for the From Sparse Solutions of Systems of Equations to Sparse Modeling of Signals and Images with D. Donoho and M. Elad).