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  • Congratulations to Sreya Banerjee on her successful presentation and defense of her proposal titled; "A Study on Biologically-Inspired Recognition Using Multi-platform & Multi-modal Data"

     Her adviser, Dr. Walter Scheirer, and committee members Dr. Kevin Bowyer, Dr. Patrick Flynn and Dr. Lei Li were in attendance for her exam. She has passed the Oral Candidacy and is now officially a PhD candidate.

    This is an important milestone and we wish Sreya continued success in our PhD graduate studies program!

  • Congratulations! Sandipan Banerjee, PhD

    Sandipan Banerjee, a PhD candidate, has successfully presented and defended his dissertation; "Exploring the Effects of Frontalization & Data Synthesis on Face Recognition" and has passed his defense.  

    His advisers, Dr. Kevin Bowyer and Dr. Patrick Flynn, along with committee members Dr.Domingo Mery, Dr. Walter Scheirer and Dr. Chaoli Wang were in attendance.

    Sanidpan will graduate with his PhD degree August 2019.

    Congratulations, Sandipan!  We wish you continued success in all of your edeavors.

  • Congratulations to Jeffery Kinnison on his successful presentation and defense of his proposal titled;  “Large-Scale Non-Greedy Methods for Model Search".  He has officially  passed the Oral Candidacy exam.

    His adiviser, Dr.Walter Scheirer, and committee members Dr. Adam Czajka, Dr. Christopher Sweet and Dr. Narayanan Kasthuri were in attendance.

    This is an important milestone and we wish Jeffery continued success in our PhD graduate studies program!

  • Brandon RichardWesbster, a CSE graduate student, has successfully presented and defended his proposal; "Visual Psychophysics For Computer Vision" and has passed his Oral Candidacy exam.

    His adviser, Dr. Walter Scheirer, and committee members Dr. Adam Czajka, Dr. Patrick Flynn and Dr. Michael Milford were in attendance.

    The Oral Candidacy exam is an important milestone.  We congratulate Brandon on this achievement and wish him continued success!

  • Congratulations to Nathan Blanchard, PhD.!

    Nathan Blanchard a PhD candidate, has successfully presented and defended his dissertation: "Quantifying Internal Representation for Use in Model Search" and has passed his defense.

    His adviser, Dr. Walter Scheirer, and committee members Dr. Kevin Bowyer,  Dr. Patrick Flynn, Dr. Christopher Forstall and Dr. Sean Kelly were in attendance.

    Congratulations Nathan!  We wish you continued success in all of your endeavors.

  • Congratulations to Aparna Bharati on her successful presentation and defense of her proposal titled; "Advanced Automated Image Forensics Solutions".  She has officially  passed the Oral Candidacy exam.

  • Congratulations to Pei (Amy) Li on her successful presentation and defense of her proposal titled: “STUDYING UNCONSTRAINED DEGRADED FACE RECOGNITION WITH APPLICATIONS IN REAL SURVEILLANCE ENVIRONMENT”. 

  • Congratulations to Andrey Kuehlkamp, PhD.!  

    Andre, a CSE candidate, has successfully presented and defended his dissertation; “Advancing Iris Recognition through Search Performance, Presentation Attack Detection and Soft Biometrics” and has passed his defense.


  • Andrey Kuehlkamp will defend his thesis on Monday, August 6th, 10:00am in 356A Fitzpatrick.

  • "Visual Psychophysics for Making Face Recognition Algorithms More Explainable" (Brandon RichardWebster, So Yon Kwon, Christopher Clarizio, Samuel E. Anthony, Walter J. Scheirer) was accepted at the 2018 European Conference on Computer Vision.

  • Congratulations to Ali Shahbazi for successfully defending his dissertation "Computer Vision-based Approaches to Neural Circuit Tracing at Scale"!