Adrian MUNTEANU is professor at the Electronics and Informatics department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. His research interests include image, video and 3D graphics compression, 3D video, distributed visual processing and multimedia transmission over networks. Adrian Munteanu is the author of more than 350 journal and conference publications, book chapters, and contributions to standards. He is the recipient of the 2004 BARCO-FWO PhD prize and of 15 other awards at national and international conferences. Adrian Munteanu served as Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Multimedia and currently serves as Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Image Processing.