On the 15th of August, Professor Vicent Caselles passed away at the age of 53 in Barcelona. Vicent was the leader of the research group on Image Processing at the University Pompeu Fabra (UPF, Barcelona), a landmark in the World on this multidisciplinary field. His outstanding and numerous mathematical contributions have been recognized with important awards and invitations. He was an invited speaker at the ICM 2006 and at the 6th European Congress of Mathematics (Krakow, 2012). In 2012, he got an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council. With his death, the mathematical community looses a strong and innovative scientist and a generous colleague.