Yury Vizilter obtained his engineer diploma and Ph.D. degree in Technical Control and Information Processing from the Moscow Aviation Institute (Technical University) in 1992 and 1997, and Doctor of Science degree in Theoretical Basics of Informatics from the Samara State Aviation University in 2009. RAS Professor since 2015. He is currently working as a Head of Department for Machine Vision and Data Mining in the State Research Institute of Aviation Systems (GosNIIAS) and as a Professor of Moscow Aviation Institute (Technical University), Moscow, Russia. He authored about 210 scientific publications including 50 journal papers and 3 books. His areas of research interests: machine vision, machine learning, deep learning, robotics, image processing, biometrics, digital photogrammetry, pattern recognition, mathematical morphology, video analysis.