J.Angelo Beraldin joined the National Research Council of Canada in 1986. His current research interests include sensor systems engineering and signal processing (hardware and software) for 3D vision systems. He has developed expertise in opto-electronic aspects of range sensors as well as in the intrinsic/extrinsic calibration of them. He has more than 70 papers and publications, and, has licensed technology to various Canadian companies. Mr. Beraldin has presented the tutorial on active 3D vision in many occasions throughout North America and Europe. He is very active in the field of heritage in Italy for which he organized three workshops. He is also a registered professional engineer with the province of Ontario.