Received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1979 and 1981 respectively, and the Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1984, all from AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland. He joined George Mason University in 1989 as a Visiting Assistant Professor with the Computer Science Department. He currently holds the rank of Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Between 1981 and 1988, he was a faculty member at AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland, and the University of Hamburg, Germany. He also served as head of the Image Processing Group, Institute of Control Engineering (AGH).