Peter Pachowicz joined George Mason University in 1989 as a visiting assistant professor with the Computer Science Department. He is now an associate professor in the same department, now part of the Volgenau School of Engineering. Between 1981 and 1988, Pachowicz was a faculty member at AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland, and the University of Hamburg, Germany. He also served as head of the Image Processing Group, Institute of Control Engineering (AGH). Pachowicz’s research interests include autonomous robotics, data and decision fusion, intelligent systems, real-time embedded systems, pattern recognition and computer vision, sensors and mechatronics, systems architecture, and adaptability in algorithms and systems.