Guillaume Noyel was born in France, and obtained a MSc in Electrical Engineering from CPE-Lyon, France. He received his PhD in Mathematical Morphology from Mines ParisTech, Paris, in 2008 before working as a researcher in image processing at the Michelin Research Centre for 6 years. His principal fields of expertise are multivariate image analysis and segmentation, mathematical morphology, texture analysis and 3D image reconstruction. Guillaume has worked on medical applications for Diabetic Retinopathy, tumour detection and on industrial applications for quality control and 3D imaging. He has been published in several journals and has obtained several patents in these fields. He has led several scientific joint efforts between industry and public research centres. Dr. Noyel joined IPRI in 2014 as a Research Director.