Prague 2017 – The EMVA Young Professional Award 2017 goes to Mr. Boaz Arad, for his work ‘Sparse Recovery of Hyperspectral Signal from Natural RGB Images’. Arad, age 32, obtained his Computer Science B.Sc. (cum laude) from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in 2012. Continuing towards a fast-tracked Ph.D. at the BGU Interdisciplinary Computational Vision Laboratory (ICVL), he received an M.Sc. in 2014 and expects to complete his Ph.D. by 2018. In addition to his studies, Boaz currently serves as CTO of the startup company “HC-Vision”.