Byoung Chul Ko received his B.S. degree from Kyonggi University, Suwon, Korea, in 1998 and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, in 2000 and 2004, respectively. From 2004 to 2005, he was a senior researcher at Samsung Electronics, Suwon, Korea, where he worked on the Ubiquitous Robot Companion (URC) project on the subject of robot event detection and face recognition using a camera. He is currently a professor in the Department of Computer Engineering and Vice Dean of College of Engineering, Keimyung University, Daegu, Korea. He received the several excellent paper awards from the Korean Institute of Information Scientists and Engineers (KIISE). Furthermore, he was selected as the best researcher and lecturer in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018, and 2019 at Keimyung University. His current research interests include interpretable machine learning, deep model compression, vision-based image understanding, and advance driver assistance systems.