Anil Jain

Anil Jain

Anil Jain

University Distinguished Professor; Member, National Academy of Engineering

Biography

Anil Jain's research interests include pattern recognition, computer vision and biometric recognition. His articles on biometrics have appeared in Scientific American, Nature, IEEE Spectrum, Scholarpedia, and MIT Technology Review. He has received a number of awards, including Guggenheim fellowship, Humboldt Research award, Fulbright fellowship, IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement award (2003), W. Wallace McDowell award (2007), IAPR King-Sun Fu Prize (2008), and ICDM 2008 Research Contribution Award. He holds six patents and is the author of several books.

For his contributions to pattern recognition and Biometrics, Jain was elected to the National academy of Engineering (NAE), The World Academy of Science (TWAS) and as foreign member of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE).

Awards
Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, 1991
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Fellow, Association for Computing Machinery
University Distinguished Professor
Fellow, International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR)
Fellow, International Society of Optics and Photonics (SPIE)
Member, National academy of Engineering (NAE)
Member, The World Academy of Science (TWAS)
Foreign member, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Foreign member, Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)
Doctor Honoris Causa, Autonomous University of Madrid
Education
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Ohio State University 1973
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Ohio State University 1970
B. Tech., Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 1969
Publications
A. K. Jain and S. Pankanti, "Beyond Fingerprinting," Scientific American, pp. 78-81, Sept. 2008.
A. K. Jain, "Biometric Recognition: Q & A," Nature, vol. 449, pp. 38-40, Sept. 2007.
A. K. Jain, P. Flynn, and A. A. Ross, (Eds.), "Handbook of Biometrics," Springer, 2007.
A. K. Jain and S. Pankanti, "A Touch of Money", IEEE Spectrum, vol. 43, no. 7, pp. 22-27, July 2006.
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