Nadeem Khan received his Ph.D. from the Eindhoven University of Technology. Dr Khan Joined LUMS in May 2002. Earlier, he worked at Streaming Networks (Pvt) Ltd, Islamabad where he performed several projects related to image processing and video compression in the context of multimedia products. His Ph.D. research work was on minimal training dependent and robust text recognition systems. This research work and rest of his graduate study have been in close association with Philips especially with its facilities of Philips Research Lab (LEP), France, Centre for Manufacturing Technology, The Netherlands and Philips International Institute, The Netherlands. In between his degrees ha had worked both locally and abroad including teaching at University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore and working as a Hardware Design Engineer at Philips Industrial Automation Systems, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.