• CCBR 2016: Keyur Patel received the Best Student Paper Award for his paper "Cross-database Face Antispoofing with Robust Feature Representation" (by K. Patel, H. Han and A. K. Jain) [pdf]
  • BIOSIG 2016: Sunpreet Arora received the Best Paper Aware for his paper "3D Whole Hand Targets: Evaluating Slap and Contactless Fingerprint Readers" (by S. S. Arora, A. K. Jain and N. G. Paulter Jr.) [pdf]
  • BIOSIG 2016: Yoshinori Koda received the Best Poster Award for his paper "Advances in Capturing Child Fingerprints: A High Resolution CMOSImage Sensor with SLDR Method" (by Y. Koda, T. Higuchi and A. K. Jain) [pdf]
  • BTAS 2012: Sunpreet Arora received the Best Poster Award for his paper "On Iris Camera Interoperability" (by S. Arora, M. Vatsa, R. Singh, and Anil K. Jain) [pdf]
  • ICB 2012: Soweon Yoon received the IAPR Best Biometric Student Paper Award for her paper "On Matching Altered Fingerprints" (by S. Yoon, Q. Zhao, and A. K. Jain) [pdf]
  • IJCB 2011: Soweon Yoon received the IAPR Best Biometric Student Paper Award for her paper "Latent Fingerprint Enhancement via Robust Orientation Field Estimation" (by S. Yoon, J. Feng, and A. K. Jain) [pdf] [picture]
  • IEEE SPS 2011: Karthik Nandakumar received the IEEE Signal Processing Society Young Author Best Paper Award for 2010 for his paper, "Fingerprint-based Fuzzy Vault: Implementation and Performance" (by K. Nandakumar, A. K. Jain, and S. Pankanti) [pdf]
  • BTAS 2010: Brendan Klare received the The Honeywell Best Student Paper Award for his paper "On a Taxonomy of Facial Features" (by B. Klare and A. K. Jain) [pdf]
  • SIBGRAPI 2010: Alessandra A. Paulino received the Best Student Paper Award for her paper "Latent Fingerprint Matching: Fusion of Manually Marked and Derived Minutiae" (by A. A. Paulino, A. K. Jain, and J. Feng) [pdf]
  • ICPR 2010: Kien Nguyen received the IBM Best Student Paper Award for his paper in Track VI "Automated Gland Segmentation and Classification for Gleason Grading of Prostate Tissue Images" (by K. Nguyen, A. K. Jain, and R. Allen) [pdf]
  • ICPR 2010: Y-B. Lee, U. Park, and A. K. Jain received the Best Scientific Paper Award for their paper in Track II "PILL-ID: Matching and Retrieval of Drug Pill Imprint Images" [pdf]
  • BTAS 2009: K. Nandakumar, A. Ross, and A. K. Jain received the Poster Paper Award for "Biometric Fusion: Does Modeling Correlation Really Matter?" [pdf]
  • ICB 2009: Yi Chen received the Accenture Best Paper Award for her paper "Beyond Minutiae: A Fingerprint Individuality Model with Pattern, Ridge and Pore Features" (by Y. Chen and A. K. Jain) [pdf]
  • BCC 2008: Jung-Eun Lee received the Best Paper Award for "Scars, Marks and Tattoos (SMT): Soft Biometric for Suspect and Victim Identification" (by J.-E. Lee, A. K. Jain, and R. Jin) [pdf]
  • ICPR 2008: Abhishek Nagar received the Best Scientific Paper Award for his paper "Securing Fingerprint Template: Fuzzy Vault with Minutiae Descriptors" (by A. Nagar, K. Nandakumar, and A. K. Jain) [pdf]
  • PCM 2007: A. K. Jain, J. Lee, and R. Jin, " Tattoo-ID: Automatic Tattoo Image Retrieval for Suspect & Victim Identification" [pdf]
  • BYSM 2007: Y. Chen and A. K. Jain received The Lockheed-Martin Corporation Best Paper Awards for their paper "Dots And Incipients: Extended Features for Partial Fingerprint Matching" [pdf]
  • ICB 2006: J. Fierrez-Aguilar, Y. Chen, J. Ortega-Garcia, and A. K. Jain received the Motorola Best Student Paper Award for the paper " Incorporating image quality in multi-algorithm fingerprint verification" [pdf]
  • Pattern Recognition 2005: A. K. Jain, K. Nandakumar, and A. Ross received the Best Paper Award for their paper " Score Normalization in Multimodal Biometric Systems" [pdf]
  • AVBPA 2005: Umut Uludag received the Best Student Paper Award sponsored by Identix Incorporated for the paper "Fuzzy Vault for Fingerprints" (by U. Uludag, S. Pankanti, and A. K. Jain) [pdf]

News Timeline

August 2017

August 2017

May 2017

  • Dr. Anil K. Jain, Dr. Kai Cao, and Dr. Sunpreet S. Arora were awarded Lansing Police Department's Civilian Citation at Lansing Police Dept. Award Ceremony and MSUPD presented him the Meritorious Service Award “in response to the assistance provided to the Digital Forensics and Computer Crimes Unit”. [news][photo][photo]
May 2017

February 17 2017

February 2017

September 2016

  • Anil Jain and his team's work on infant fingerprints featured on Forbes, MSU Today, September 2016. Know more about it at: [Watch the Video] [Report]
  • Anil Jain has been elected a Foreign Fellow by the Indian National Academy of Engineering. Along with the INAE honor this fall, he will be inducted into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) on Oct. 9 in Washington, D.C. -- one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer in the United States.
September 2016

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March 2016

March 2016

February 2016

  • Anil Jain quoted in NBC Chicago (Who Owns Your Face? Battle Brews Over Facial Recognition), February 29, 2016.
  • Face retrieval research featured on WLNS.com, February 29, 2016.
  • Research on using fingerprints for infant healthcare management featured on WLNS.com, February 26, 2016.
  • Anil Jain elected to the National Academy of Engineering [EGR News], February 8, 2016.
  • Using infant fingerprints to track vaccination schedules and improve vaccination coverage [Facebook] [YouTube],February 4, 2016.
February 2016

December 2015

  • Anil Jain named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors [MSU Today], December 21, 2015.
  • Face Search at Scale and FaceSketchID systems featured on Michigan Radio, December 7, 2015.
  • Tattoo-ID system featured on USA Today, December 2, 2015.
  • Large scale face search technology licensed to NEC Corp. America [MSU Today], December 1, 2015.
December 2015

November 2015

  • Anil Jain featured as a Spartan Crime Fighter on MSU Today, November 1, 2015.
November 2015

September 2015 - October 2015

September 2015 - October 2015

August 2015

  • Anil Jain quoted in IEEE Spectrum (FBI wants better automated analysis for tattoos), August 19, 2015.
August

July 2015

  • Anil Jain interviewed by Charles Severance about the evolution of the biometric recognition field for IEEE Computer, July 22, 2015. [pdf]
  • Anil Jain quoted in CBS News (FBI using facial recognition despite privacy concerns), July 6, 2015.
July 2015

June 2015

  • Article discussing the role of biometrics in forensic science featured on planetbiometrics.com, June 29, 2015.
  • Research investigating persistence of fingerprint recognition accuracy over time featured on MSU Today, June 29, 2015.
  • Former student honors Anil Jain with endowed fund, June 1, 2015 [MSU Today].
June 2015

May 2015

  • Anil Jain quoted in CBS Minnesota (Good Question: How Does Facial Recognition Technology Work?), May 14, 2015.
May 2015

March 2015

March 2015

February 2015

February 2015

January 2015

  • Anil K. Jain interviewed about the use of technology in solving the Paris shootings on Bloomberg TV, January 7, 2015.
Jaunary 2015

December 2014

  • PRIP lab research featured on BTN Live, December 2, 2014.
December 2014

November 2014

  • The FaceSketchID system featured on MSU Today, November 11, 2014.
November 2014

August 2014

  • Anil K. Jain interviewed about identifying the executioner of American journalist James Foley on Bloomberg TV, August 22, 2014.
August 2014

June 2014

June 2014

May 2014

  • Technology to create wearable 3D fingerprint artifacts featured on Fox 47 News, May 6, 2014.
May 2014

April 2014

April 2014

March 2014

March 2014

January 2014

  • Anil K. Jain quoted in Popular Science (The End of Anonymity), January 15, 2014.
January 2014

2013

  • Anil K. Jain interviewed about emerging biometric technologies in the consumer mainstream by the New York Times, December 28, 2013.
  • Anil K. Jain's research has been widely recognized in the fields of pattern recognition and biometrics (more than 100,000 citations). [Google Scholar], [H-index]
  • Soweon Yoon interviewed about palmprint matching [link], October 24, 2013.
  • Anil K. Jain interviewed about the Biometric Optical Surveillance System (BOSS), a crowd scanning project by the Department of Homeland Security by the New York Times, Ars Technica and CBS Minnesota Radio [audio], August 21, 2013.
  • Anil K. Jain interviewed about the development of a new biometric voting system for Tanzania by iSGTW magazine, July 17, 2013.
  • Anil K. Jain's research featured in Homeland Security News Wire, May 28, 2013, Phys.org, Science Daily and MSU Today, May 24, 2013.
  • Anil K. Jain interviewed in BYU Radio, April 29, 2013.
  • Anil K. Jain featured in NOVA [htm], April 26, 2013, Mercury News [htm], April 19, 2013, and MIT Technology Review [htm], April 18, 2013.
  • Anil K. Jain featured in WAMU Kojo Nnamdi Show, April 23, 2013.
  • Anil K. Jain featured in KQED (The Forensics of Finding a Bomber), April 18, 2013. audio
2013

2012

  • Interview video for APSIPA (Asia Pacific Signal & Image Processing Association) Social Net, Dec. 2012. Youtube Youku
  • Tattoo Recognition system featured in Government Technology, Nov. 6, 2012.
  • Anil K. Jain's research featured in Morpho News (Biometrics: the Expertise of Michigan State University), May 2, 2012.
  • Anil K. Jain quoted in The Economic Times, (UIDAI: Banking on Biometrics to Give you a Unique Identity), April 26, 2012.
  • Anil K. Jain featured in Forbes India, (18 Indian Minds Who Are Doing Cutting Edge Work), March 3, 2012.
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