Joost van de Weijer is a senior scientist at the Computer Vision Center Barcelona. He leads the Learning and Machine Perception team. He received a PhD in 2005 from the University of Amsterdam. From 2005 to 2007, he was a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellow in the LEAR Team, INRIA Rhone-Alpes, France. From 2008 to 2012, he was a Ramon y Cajal Fellow at the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona. His main research is on the usage of color information in computer vision application. He has been an area chair for ICPR2014, ICCV2015, ECCV2016, and ICPR 2016.