Weiming Dong is a Professor in the Sino-European Lab in Computer Science, Automation, and Applied Mathematics (LIAMA) and the National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition (NLPR) at the Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He received his BSc and MSc degrees in Computer Science in 2001 and 2004, both from Tsinghua University, China. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Lorraine, France, in 2007.