Alin received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees, both in electrical engineering, from “Politehnica” University of Bucharest, Romania, in 1995 and 1996, respectively and the Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from the University of Patras, Greece, in 2008. He held an ERCIM (European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics) postdoctoral fellowship which he spent with the Institute of Information Science and Technologies (ISTI-CNR), Pisa, Italy and with the French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control (INRIA), Sophia Antipolis, France. In October 2004 he joined the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering at the University of Bristol as a Lecturer and became Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in 2010. His research interests are in statistical signal, image and video processing, multiresolution algorithms, wavelet analysis of digital images, image filtering and fusion, segmentation and classification. He has co-authored over 100 peer reviewed scientific publications, is an editorial board member of Digital Signal Processing (Elsevier) and a member (elected) of the Bio Imaging and Signal Processing Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He is member of the IET and a Senior Member of the IEEE.