Babak Ehteshami Bejnordi studied Electronic Engineering as his undergraduate major at the University of Guilan in Iran. In 2013, he received his Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. His Master thesis project is part of an automated cytology project involving collaboration with Uppsala University. The thesis is entitled “Chromatin pattern analysis of cell nuclei for improved cervical cancer screening” and concerns the image analysis of Pap-stained cervical smears for the detection of malignancy-associated changes. In April 2013, he started his PhD project at the Diagnostic Image Analysis Group under the supervision of Prof. Nico Karssemeijer and Dr. Jeroen van der Laak. He is currently working in the VPH-PRISM project, focusing on the automated detection and characterization of breast cancer in digital pathology images.