CAS in Biometrics Professors

The attendants will benefit from the expertise and experience of international specialists.

Academic Supervisors

Professor Dr Christoph Busch
Professor, Faculty of Computer Science and Media Technology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Gjøvik, Norway.

Professor Christophe Champod
Full professor in forensic science at the University of Lausanne (School of Criminal Justice, Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration).

Dr Els Kindt (LL. M)
Professor and legal researcher, Leiden University (eLaw) and KU Leuven (CITIP).

Dr Sébastien Marcel
Senior researcher at the Idiap research institute (Switzerland).

Professor Dr Katerina Mitrokotsa
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden.

Dr Emilio Mordini (MD, MA)
President Responsible Technology SAS.

Scientific Head of Programme

Dr Sébastien Marcel
Sébastien Marcel received the Ph.D. degree in signal processing from Université de Rennes I in France (2000) at CNET, the research centre of France Telecom (now Orange Labs). He is currently interested in pattern recognition and machine learning with a focus on biometrics.

He is a senior researcher at the Idiap Research Institute (CH), where he heads a research team and conducts research on face recognition, speaker recognition and presentation attacks detection (anti-spoofing).

He teaches Fundamentals in Statistical Pattern Recognition at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).

He is the principal investigator of international research projects including MOBIO (EU FP7 Mobile Biometry), TABULA RASA (EU FP7 Trusted Biometrics under Spoofing Attacks) and BEAT (EU FP7 Biometrics Evaluation and Testing).

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