Dr. Ahmed Elgammal is a professor at the Department of Computer Science, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Dr Elgammal is a member of the Center for Computational Biomedicine Imaging and Modeling (CBIM) at Rutgers and an Executive Council Faculty at Rutgers University Center for Cognitive Science (RUCCS.) Dr. Elgammal is the director of the Art and Artificial Intelligence at Rutgers and the Human Motion Analysis Lab (HuMAn Lab.) His primary research interest is computer vision and machine learning. His research focus includes human activity recognition, human motion analysis, tracking, human identification, and statistical methods for computer vision. Dr Elgammal recent research activities also include data science in the domain of digital humanities. He received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2006.