George F. Zaki got his Ph.D. from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park in May 2013. He has been a member of the DSPCAD research group since August 2008 under the supervision of Prof. Shuvra S. Bhattacharyya. In January 2010, George was selected as Texas Instruments Scholar, in which capacity he conducts research on model based design for DSP systems implemented on multi-processor platforms. Before joining UMD, George got his M.Sc and B.Sc degrees from the Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering at Cairo University in 2008 and 2005, respectively. He also worked as a research and teaching assistant at the Electronics Department at the American University in Cairo. Currently, George is the Chief Science Officer (CSO) at IGI Technologies, Inc where he develops state of the art medical image processing systems on Graphics Processing Units (GPUs).