Arun Ross

Professor

Computer Science & Engineering

Michigan State University

http://www.cse.msu.edu/~rossarun

 

International

  1. International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR): JK Aggarwal Prize (2014)

  2. For contributions that advance the state of art in biometric technologies and extend biometric infrastructure 

            

  1. International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR): Young Biometrics Investigator Award (2013)

  2. For technical and scholarly contributions to biometric fusion, fingerprint recognition, and ocular biometrics


National

  1. National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award (2007)

  2. Kavli Frontier Symposium Speaker, US National Academy of Sciences (2006)


University

  1. Benedum Distinguished Scholar Award (2012), West Virginia University

  2. West Virginia University Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching (2011)

  3. Robert C. Byrd Associate Professorship, West Virginia University Research Corporation (2011)

  4. Outstanding Teacher Award (2004-2005, 2007-2008, 2010-2011), CEMR, West Virginia University

  5. Outstanding Researcher Award (2005-2006, 2006-2007), CEMR, West Virginia University

  6. Young Researcher of the Year (2003-2004), CEMR, West Virginia University


Best Paper Awards

  1. Five Year Highly Cited Paper Award for BTAS paper titled “Periocular Biometrics in the Visible Spectrum: A Feasibility Study," by Park, Ross and Jain (3rd IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), (Washington DC, USA), September 2009). Award given at the International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB) 2014

  2. Best Paper Award for paper titled “De-Duplication Errors in a Biometric System: An Investigative Study,” by DeCann and Ross at the IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS), (Guangzhou, China), November 2013

  3. Best Paper Award for paper titled “A Video-Based Hyper-Focal Imaging Method for Iris Recognition in the Visible Spectrum," by Tankasala et al. at the IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, (Waltham, USA), November 2012

  4. Best Student Paper Award (Gold) for paper titled “Mixing Fingerprints For Generating Virtual Identities,” by Othman and Ross at the IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS), (Foz do Iguacu, Brazil), November/December 2011 (Student Author: Othman)

  5. Best Student Paper Award for paper titled “Decision-level Fusion Strategies for Correlated Biometric Classifiers,” by Veeramachaneni, Osadciw, Ross and Srinivas at the IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Biometrics at the Computer Vision and Pattern Recogniton (CVPR) conference, (Anchorage, USA), June 2008 (Student Author: Veeramachaneni)

  6. Best Student Paper Award for paper titled “Performance Enhancement of 2D Face Recognition via Mosaicing,” by Singh, Vatsa, Ross and Noore at the 4th IEEE Workshop on Automatic Identification Advanced Technologies (AutoID), (Buffalo, USA), October 2005 (Student Authors: Singh and Vatsa)

  7. Best Paper Award (Technical) for paper titled “Human Response to Different Adaptive Optic Flow Stimuli,” by Odom, Ghude, Ross, Humble and VanScoy at the 11th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM), (Ghent, Belgium), October 2005

  8. Biennial Pattern Recognition Journal Best Paper Award for paper titled “Score Normalization in Multimodal Biometric Systems” by Jain, Nandakumar and Ross (published in vol. 38, pp. 2270 - 2285, December 2005)


Best Poster Awards

  1. Best Poster Award for paper titled “Automatic Adaptation of Fingerprint Liveness Detector to New Spoof Materials" by Rattani and Ross at the IAPR/IEEE International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB), (Clearwater Beach, USA), October 2014

  2. Best Poster Award for paper titled “Automatic Facial Makeup Detection with Application in Face Recognition” by Chen, Dantcheva, and Ross at the IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB), (Madrid, Spain), June 2013

  3. Best Poster Award for paper titled “On Co-training Online Biometric Classifiers” by Bhatt, Bharadwaj, Vatsa, Singh, Ross and Noore at the International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB), (Washington DC, USA), October 2011

  4. Best Poster Award for paper titled “Biometric Fusion: Does Modeling Correlation Really Matter?” by Nandakumar, Ross and Jain at the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), (Washington DC, USA), September 2009

  5. Best Poster Award for paper titled “Online Learning in Biometrics: A Case Study in Face Classifier Update” by Singh, Vatsa, Ross and Noore at the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), (Washington DC, USA), September 2009