Daniel Asmar is an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the American University of Beirut. Daniel received his Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 1993. He later earned his Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the American University of Beirut in 2002, and his Ph.D. in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 2006. Daniel’s research interests are in Robotics and Computer Vision. Specifically, he has interests in visual perception, autonomous robot navigation and mapping, environment representation and recognition, augmentation techniques in archeology, and segmentation methods in Computer Vision. He has several publications in these areas in refereed journals and conference proceedings. Daniel is an ASME member, a senior member in IEEE, and the chair of the joint IEEE Lebanese chapter in Robotics and Automation, Instrumentations and Measurements, and Control Systems.