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  • Dr. Arun Ross

    Post-doctoral Researchers:

    Graduate Students:

  • Muhammad Jamal Afridi [web]
    (Jointly with Dr. Erik Shapiro and Dr. Xiaoming Liu)
  • Sudipta Banerjee [web]
  • Denton Bobeldyk [web]
  • Anurag Chowdhury [web]
  • Melissa Dale [web]
  • Yaohui Ding [web]
  • Aaron Gonzales [web]
  • Steven Hoffman [web]
  • Vahid Mirjalili [web]
  • Thomas Swearingen [web]

    Undergraduate Students:

  • Nabiha Yusuf Biviji
  • Meenu Sundararaju

    Visiting Researchers:

    Former PhD Students:

  • Cunjian Chen, PhD Electrical Engineering, Summer 2014. [web]
    Dissertation: Patch-based Ensemble Learning Scheme for Heterogeneous Face Recognition
    Currently with Canon, China.
  • Brian DeCann, PhD Electrical Engineering, Summer 2014. [web]
    Dissertation: Modeling Errors in Biometric Surveillance and De-duplication Systems
    Currently with Noblis.
  • Asem Othman, PhD Electrical Engineering, Fall 2013. [web]
    Dissertation: Mixing Biometric Data For Generating Joint Identities and Preserving Privacy
    Currently with Veridium.
  • Raghavender Jillela, PhD Electrical Engineering, Fall 2013. [web]
    Dissertation: Techniques for Ocular Biometric Recognition Under Non-ideal Conditions
    Currently with Quanergy.
  • Simona Crihalmeanu, PhD Electrical Engineering, Spring 2012. [web]
    Dissertation: Multispectral Scleral Patterns for Ocular Biometric Recognition.
    Currently with EyeVerify, Inc.

    Some Former Post-docs:

  • Ajita Rattani (April 2013 - September 2014). Currently with UMKC.
  • Antitza Dantcheva (January 2012 - February 2014). Currently with INRIA.
  • Ayman Abaza (September 2008 - August 2009). Currently with West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation.

    Former Research Associates:

  • Manisha Sam Sunder

    Some Former Visitors:

  • Dr. Ruggero Donida Labati [web] (Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy), March 2014 - June 2014.
  • Inmaculada Tomeo-Reyes [web] (Queensland University of Technology, Australia), March 2014 - June 2014.
  • Dr. Osama Ouda [web] (Mansoura University, Egypt), November 2013 - May 2014.
  • Anika Pflug [web] (Gjovik University College, Norway), October 2013 - February 2014.
  • Masafumi Takeda (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan), September 2013 - December 2013.
  • Dr. Hiroyuki Yoshimura [web] (Chiba University, Japan), April 2012 - August 2012.
  • Dr. Javier Galbally [web] (Universidad Autonoma De Madrid, Spain), October 2011 - January 2012.
  • Ogechukwu Iloanusi (University of Nigeria, Nsukka), September 2009 - November 2009, April 2010 - November 2010.
  • Ajita Rattani [web] (University of Cagliari/University of Sassari, Italy), March 2009 - September 2009.
  • Matthias Vanoni (French Military Academy), September 2008 - December 2008.
  • Shigefumi Yamada (Fujitsu Labs, Japan), January 2006 - January 2007.
  • Dr. Vidya Manian [web] (University of Puerto Rico), Feb 2004 - May 2005.
  • Diogo Pereira (Air and Space Institute of Technology, Brazil), July 2004 - Dec 2004.

    Former Masters Students:

  • David Smithbauer, M.S. Computer Science, Spring 2013
    Thesis: Analysis and Application of Automated Methods for Detecting Pulsars in the Green Bank Telescope 350MHz Drift-Scan Survey.
    Agile5 Technologies.
  • Gizem Erdogan, M.S. Computer Science, Spring 2013
    Thesis: Contact Lenses in Iris Recognition.
  • Olaoluwa Laseinde, M.S. Computer Science, Fall 2012
    Thesis: Analysis and Detection of Fingerprint Creases.
  • Ravindra Gadde, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Summer 2012
    Thesis: Iris Indexing and Ear Classification.
    Iris ID Systems Inc.
  • Cunjian Chen, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Summer 2011
    Thesis: Gender Classification from Facial Images.
    Canon, China.
  • Raghunandan Pasula, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Spring 2011
    Thesis: Iris Recognition in Multiple Spectral Bands: From Visible to Short Wave Infrared.
    MS student at Michigan State University.
  • Yaohui Ding, M.S. Statistics, Summer 2010
    Thesis: Imputation Methods for Dealing with Missing Scores in Biometric Fusion.
    PhD student at Michigan State University.
  • Manisha Sam Sunder, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Summer 2009
    Thesis: Methods for Iris Classification and Macro Feature Detection.
    HCL Infosystems, Ltd.
  • David Casleton, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Spring 2009
    Thesis: Image Analysis of Circulating Fluidized Bed Hydrodynamics.
  • Raghavender Jillela, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Fall 2008
    Thesis: Adaptive Frame Selection for Enhanced Face Recognition in Low-Resolution Videos.
  • Nicholas Rymer, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Fall 2008
    Thesis: Predicting Initial Fixations of the Eye: Investigating Contrast-Based Image Features.
  • Nikhil Burri, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Fall 2007
    Thesis: Exploring the Use of Human Metrology for Biometric Recognition.
    JPMorgan Chase.
  • Matthew Monaco, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Fall 2007
    Thesis: Color Space Analysis for Iris Recognition.
  • Kelly Smith, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Spring 2007
    Thesis: Analysis of Pigmentation and Wavefront Coding Acquisition in Iris Recognition.
    United States Government.
  • Rajiv Mukherjee, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Spring 2007
    Thesis: Indexing Techniques for Fingerprint and Iris Databases.
    Southern Methodist University.
  • Chris Boyce, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Fall 2006
    Thesis: Multispectral Iris Recognition Analysis: Techniques and Evaluation.
    SAVA Solutions.
  • Samir Shah, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Fall 2006
    Thesis: Enhanced Iris Recognition: Algorithms for Segmentation, Matching and Fusion.
    HCL Infosystems Ltd.
  • Rohan Nadgir, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Summer 2006
    Thesis: Facilitating Sensor Interoperability and Incorporating Quality in Fingerprint Matching Systems.
  • Nevena Samoska, M.S. Computer Science, Summer 2006
    Thesis: Evaluation and Performance Prediction of Multimodal Biometric Systems.
    Dacuda AG.
  • Brian Masney, M.S. Computer Science, Spring 2006
    Thesis: Long-Term Bandwidth Estimation.
    Ntelos, WV.
  • Jidnya Shah, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Fall 2005
    Thesis: Reconstructing Fingerprints From Minutiae Templates.
    Samsung R&D Insitute India, Bangalore (SRI-B).
  • Sruti Ramnath, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Fall 2005
    Thesis: A Study on The Role of Visual Stimulus on Initial Saccades.
    Stoffa Solutions, India.
  • Sarvesh Makthal, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Spring 2005
    Thesis: Analysis and Synthesis of Iris Images.
  • Rohin Govindarajan, M.S. Computer Science, Fall 2004
    Thesis: Feature Level Fusion in Multimodal Biometrics.
    Deutsche Bank

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