Xiuhong Chen is currently a Professor in the School of Digital Media at Jiangnan University. He received Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics from East China University of Science and Technology in 2000. Between 2001 and 2004, 2004 and 2006, Dr. Chen was a Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Mathematics at Nanjing University and School of computer science at Nanjing University of Science and Technology, respectively. He has published more than 130 journal and conference papers in the areas of image processing, pattern recognition and optimization theory & application. His research interests include image processing, pattern recognition and intelligence computation, object detection and tracking, optimization theory & method and so on.