Andreas Antoniou received the B.Sc. (Eng.) and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of London, U.K., in 1963 and 1966, respectively, and is a Fellow of the Institution of Electrical Engineers and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He taught at Concordia University from 1970 to 1983 serving as Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering during 1977-83. He served as the founding Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Victoria, B.C., Canada, from 1983 to 1990, and is now Professor Emeritus in the same department. His teaching and research interests are in the areas of circuits and systems and digital signal processing. He is the author of Digital Filters: Analysis, Design, and Applications (McGraw-Hill), first and second editions, published in 1978 and 1993, respectively, and the co-author with W.-S Lu of Two-Dimensional Digital Filters (Marcel-Dekker, 1992). Dr. Antoniou served as Associate Editor and Chief Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems (CAS) during 1983-85 and 1985-87, respectively; as a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Signal Processing Society in 2003; and as the General Chair of the 2004 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems. He received the Ambrose Fleming Premium for 1964 from the IEE (best paper award), a CAS Golden Jubilee Medal from the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society in 2000, the B.C. Science Council Chairman's Award for Career Achievement for 2000, the Doctor Honoris Causa degree from the Metsovio National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 2002, and the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Technical Achievements Award for 2005.