Nikola Bešić has completed the oral defense of the PhD thesis entitled “ Very high-resolution polarimetric SAR image characterization through Blind Sources Separation techniques ”. This PhD thesis has been a part of the joint PhD program between the University of Montenegro and INP Grenoble. Professor Srdjan Stanković co-supervised the work in the PhD thesis and was a member of the Committee for the PhD thesis defense in Grenoble. A part of the PhD thesis is dedicated to the results developed within the project CS-ICT. It is important to emphasize that, as a result of research work included within the PhD thesis, several papers were published in the leading world scientific journals.