Dr Syed Saad Azhar Ali obtained his BE from NED University in Electrical Engineering. He secured his Masters and PhD from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in the area of Nonlinear Control. He has been associated with Air University and Iqra University prior to being engaged with the Center of Intelligent Signal & Imaging Research at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. His research focus has been on Intelligent Control, Signal Processing, Underwater robotics with the emphasis on image enhancement and 3D scene reconstruction. He is leading the Visual Surveillance and Monitoring Group. Recently he has been involved in neurosignal processing as well. He is the author of over 60 peer-reviewed publications including 4 books/chapters. Dr. Ali is an IEEE Senior Member. He is the PI for several Funded Research Projects.