Invited Talks

  1. A. Ross, “Semi-adversarial AutoEncoders for Imparting Privacy to Face Images," Invited Talk, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M), (Chennai, India), 8 March, 2019.

  2. A. Ross, “Biometrics: In the Eye of the Storm," Invited Talk, German TeleTrusT Biometrics Working Group,(Darmstadt, Germany), September 26, 2018.

  3. A. Ross, “Biometrics Under Attack," Invited Talk, Jones Seminar Series, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, (Hanover, USA), September 21, 2018.

  4. A. Ross, “Cosmetics, Spoof Attacks and Privacy: Biometrics in the Real World," Invited Talk, MSU-FBI Academic Alliance Conference, (East Lansing, USA), September 6, 2018.

  5. A. Ross, “Imparting Privacy to Biometric Data," Invited Talk, NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Identity in the Context of Security, (Lausanne, Switzerland), July 12, 2018.

  6. A. Ross, "IPT + PAD: Image Phylogeny Trees and Presentation Attack Detection in Iris Biometrics," Invited Talk, Iris Experts Group Meeting, National Institute of Standards and Technology, (Gaithersburg, USA), June 28, 2018.

  7. A. Ross, “In the Eye of the Storm: Biometrics, Security and Privacy," Invited Talk, WATCH Seminar Series, National Science Foundation, (Alexandria, USA), April 12, 2018.

  8. A. Ross, “Biometrics: In the Eye of the Storm," Invited Talk, Filene Research Institute Colloquium, (Irvine, USA) April 12, 2018. Colloquium Title: Oh Shoot! What Now? Technology in a Time of Crisis.

  9. A. Ross, “Cosmetics, Spoof Attacks and Privacy: Biometrics in the Real World," Invited Lecture, Hope College Computer Science Colloquium, (Holland, USA), April 5, 2018.

  10. A. Ross, “Biometrics and Privacy," Invited Talk, University of Notre Dame, (SouthBend, USA), March 22, 2018.

  11. A. Ross, “How to Preserve Privacy in Biometric Systems," Invited Presentation, Veridium Webinar Series, March 15, 2018.

  12. A. Ross, “Identity and Biometrics: The Evolving Landscape," International Experts Lecture, Biometrics Institute, (Canberra, Australia), February 19, 2018.

  13. A. Ross, “Identity Science: The Future is Here - An MSU Perspective," Invited Talk, Federal Identity Forum and Exposition (FedID 17), (Washington DC, USA), September 13, 2017. Session Title: The Future of Biometrics and Identity: An Academic Perspective.

  14. A. Ross, “Cosmetics, Spoof Attacks, Privacy: Putting Biometrics to the Test," Invited Talk, Amazon, (Seattle, USA), July 20, 2017.

  15. A. Ross, “Exploiting Digital Forensic Techniques in Iris Recognition," Invited Talk, Iris Experts Group Meeting, National Institute of Standards and Technology, (Gaithersburg, USA), May 25, 2017.

  16. A. Ross, “Ocular Biometrics on Smartphones," Invited Talk, Norwegian Biometrics Laboratory Annual Workshop (NBLAW), (Gjovik, Norway), February 23, 2017 (Presented via Skype).

  17. A. Ross, “Bridging the Gap Between Forensics and Biometrics," Invited Talk, Biometrics 2016, (London, UK), October 20, 2016.

  18. A. Ross, “Imparting Privacy to Face and Fingerprint Biometric Data," Invited Talk, Workshop on Preserving Privacy in an Age of Increased Surveillance - A Biometrics Perspective, (London, UK), October 17, 2016.

  19. A. Ross, “Iris As a Forensic Modality," Invited Talk, National Institute of Standards and Technology, (Gaithers-burg, USA), June 28, 2016.

  20. A. Ross, “Enhancing Biometrics Privacy: Methods for Face and Fingerprint De-identification," Invited Talk, University of Twente, (Enschede, Netherlands), May 19, 2016.

  21. A. Ross, “Where’s Waldo? Automated Human Recognition in Challenging Environments," Invited Talk, University of Texas at Austin, (Austin, USA), March 30, 2016.

  22. A. Ross, “The Many Faces of Biometrics," Invited Talk, Syracuse University, (Syracuse, USA), December 2, 2015.

  23. A. Ross, “Enhancing Biometrics Privacy: Methods for Face and Fingerprint De-identification," Invited Talk, Biometrics 2015: Secure Identity Solutions Now, (London, UK), October 13, 2015.

  24. A. Ross, “Information Fusion in Biometrics," Invited Talk, VoiceBox Technologies, (Seattle, USA), September 28, 2015.

  25. A. Ross, “Biometrics in Cyberspace," Invited Briefing. Big Data Analytics (BDA) Subcommittee of the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC), June 2, 2015.

  26. A. Ross, “Iris as a Forensic Modality: The Path Forward", Invited Talk, Improving Biometric and Forensic Technology: The Future of Research Datasets, (Gaithersburg, USA), January 26, 2015.

  27. A. Ross, “Biometrics: From Pattern Recognition to Data Privacy", Invited Talk, University of Dayton, (Dayton, USA), October 17, 2014.

  28. A. Ross, “Iris and Periocular Recognition Using Mobile Phones", Invited Talk, Biometrics, Identity and Security (BIdS) Research Showcase at GIS, (Tampa, USA), September 16, 2014.

  29. A. Ross, “Models for Mitigating Effects of Pupil Dilation", Invited Talk, Global Identity Summit (GIS),(Tampa, USA), September 16, 2014.

  30. A. Ross, “Recent Progress in Face and Ocular Biometrics", Invited Talk, Winter Biometrics Summit, (Miami, USA), March 4, 2014. Organized by the Advanced Learning Institute.

  31. A. Ross, “De-identifying Biometric Images Using Visual Cryptography and Mixing Techniques", Invited Talk, Workshop on Recent Trends in Computer Vision, (College Park, USA), February 24, 2014

  32. A. Ross, “Impact of Cosmetics on Face Recognition", Invited Talk, Biometrics Consortium Conference (BCC),(Tampa, USA), September 19, 2013.

  33. A. Ross, “Visual Cryptography and Mixing Techniques for Biometric Privacy,", Invited Talk, Biometrics, Identity and Security (BIdS) Research Showcase at BCC, (Tampa, USA), September 17, 2013.

  34. A. Ross, “Human Recognition Using Biometrics", Invited Talk, Xerox Research Center Europe (XRCE),(Grenoble, France), June 27, 2013.

  35. A. Ross, “Advances in Biometric Fusion," Invited Talk, Biometrics Consortium Conference (BCC), (Tampa, USA), September 18, 2012.

  36. A. Ross, “Recent Progress in Face and Ocular Biometrics," Invited Talk, Summer Biometrics Summit, (New York City, USA), July 31, 2012. Organized by the Advanced Learning Institute.

  37. A. Ross, “Biometrics Update (Biometrics: The Future Beckons)," Invited Talk, 3rd Annual Border Manage-ment North Summit, (Seattle, USA), July 24, 2012. Organized by the Institute for Defense and Government Advancement.

  38. A. Ross, “Look Into My Eyes: Recent Progress in Ocular Biometrics," Invited Talk, Raytheon BBN Technolo-gies, (Cambridge, USA), March 19, 2012.

  39. A. Ross, “Biometrics: The Future Beckons," Invited Talk, University of Notre Dame, (South Bend, USA), March 2, 2012.

  40. A. Ross, “Biometrics: The Future Beckons," Invited Talk, Michigan State University, (East Lansing, USA), February 6, 2012.

  41. A. Ross, “Advances in Ear Biometrics", Invited Talk, Biometrics Consortium Conference (BCC), (Tampa, USA), September 28, 2011.

  42. A. Clark and A. Ross, “Exploring Nonlinear Dynamics of Iris Deformation", Invited Talk, Biometrics Con-sortium Conference (BCC), (Tampa, USA), September 28, 2011.

  43. A. Ross, “Quality-based Fusion in Biometrics", Invited Talk, Biometrics Consortium Conference (BCC),(Tampa, USA), September 27, 2011.

  44. A. Ross, “Multibiometrics for Border Security", Invited Talk, 2nd Annual Border Management Summit North, (Detroit, USA), July 25, 2011. Organized by the Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA).

  45. A. Ross, “Ear Detection and Classification", Invited Talk, 9th Face Collaboration Meeting, (McLean, VA), June 27, 2011.

  46. A. Ross, “Recent Research in Face and Ocular Biometrics", Invited Talk, Biometrics Institute Australia Conference, (Sydney, Australia), May 26, 2011.

  47. A. Ross, “Recent Advances in Face and Iris Biometrics", Invited Talk, SPIE Conference on Biometric Technology for Human Identi?cation VIII, (Orlando, USA), April 25, 2011.

  48. A. Ross, “Impact of Data Quality on Biometric Recognition”, Invited Talk, Army Science Board Subcommittee Meeting, (Arlington, USA), March 28, 2011.

  49. A. Ross, “Recent Progress in Ocular and Face Biometrics: A CITeR Perspective", Invited Talk, Biometrics Consortium Conference (BCC), (Tampa, USA), September 21, 2010.

  50. A. Ross, “Toward Unconstrained Face Recognition”, Invited Talk, Law Enforcement and Military Biometrics Workshop, (Clearwater Beach, USA), July 13, 2010.

  51. A. Ross, “Ear Classification”, Invited Talk, 6th Face Collaboration Meeting at MITRE, (McLean, USA), June 23, 2010.

  52. A. Ross, “Multispectral Iris Recognition”, Invited Talk, Workshop on Multi-Spectral Image Acquisition for Iris Recognition Studies, (Washington DC, USA), April 21, 2010.

  53. A. Ross, “Advances in Biometrics Fusion”, Invited Talk, 2010 Annual Biometrics for National Security and Defense Conference, (Washington DC, USA), March 15, 2010.

  54. A. Ross, “Topics on Face, Iris and Fusion”, Invited Talk, Biometric Forum, (Washington DC, USA), March 1, 2010.

  55. A. Ross, “Information Fusion in Iris Analysis”, Invited Talk, L-1 Identity Solutions, (Jersey City, USA), February 15, 2010.

  56. A. Ross, “Advances in Biometrics”, Invited Talk, Final Workshop of Biometric Algorithms Project, (Santiago, Chile), December 18, 2009. Organized by Red Universitaria Nacional - REUNA.

  57. A. Ross, “A Coding Scheme for Indexing MultiBiometric Databases", Invited Talk, First IEEE International Conference on Biometrics, Identity and Security (BIdS), (Tampa, USA), September 22, 2009.

  58. A. Ross, “Biometrics in an Identity Management System”, Invited Talk, Identity Management for National Defense, (Vienna, VA), July 27, 2009. Organized by the Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA).

  59. A. Ross, “A Coding Scheme for Indexing Multimodal Biometric Databases”, Invited Talk, US-VISIT Next Generation Technology Discovery Workshop Series: The Extreme Scalability Workshop, (Arlington, VA), July 21, 2009.

  60. A. Ross, “Biometrics Fusion: A Roadmap”, Invited Talk, US-VISIT Next Generation Technology Discovery Workshop Series: Multi-Modal Biometrics Roadmap, (Arlington, VA), July 1, 2009.

  61. A. Ross, “The Crystal Ball - Biometrics and Identity Service in 2020”, Invited Talk, US-VISIT Next Generation Technology Discovery Workshop Series: Biometrics & Identity Services in 2020, (Arlington, VA), June 30, 2009.

  62. A. Ross, “Multispectral Iris Analysis”, Invited Talk, Robust Biometrics: Understanding Science and Technology (ROBUST), (Honolulu, HI), November 3, 2008.

  63. A. Ross, “Advances and Challenges in Multibiometrics”, Invited Talk, Robust Biometrics: Understanding Science and Technology (ROBUST), (Honolulu, HI), November 2, 2008.

  64. A. Ross, “Automated Ear Recognition”, Invited Talk, Face Recognition Workshop: From Bones to Bits, (Herndon, VA), October 8, 2008.

  65. A. Ross, “Biometric Technology Today”, Invited Talk, National Homeland Security Summit, (Arlington, VA), September 9, 2008.

  66. A. Ross, “Curriculum for Bachelor of Science in Biometric Systems”, Invited Talk, Biometrics Training and Education Conference, (Arlington, VA), August 21, 2008.

  67. A. Ross, “Information Fusion in Biometrics”, Invited Talk, Biometrics for Government Conference, (Washington, DC), July 23, 2008. Organized by the Advanced Learning Institute.

  68. A. Ross, “Advances and Challenges in Multibiometrics”, Invited Talk, Biometrics Institute Australia Conference, (Sydney, Australia), May 29, 2008.

  69. A. Ross, “Advances in Iris Recognition”, Invited Talk, Arizona Exposium on Frontiers in Information Technol-ogy and Applications, (Tucson, AZ), March 1, 2008.

  70. A. Ross, “Information Fusion in Biometrics”, Invited Talk, Biometrics for National Security and Defense,(Arlington, VA), February 11, 2008.

  71. A. Ross, “Biometric Fusion”, Invited Lecture, BEACON Lecture Series at Lockheed Martin, (Fairmont, WV), November 28, 2007.

  72. A. Ross, “Estimating Fingerprint Deformation”, Invited Lecture, Biometric Feature Identification and Analysis, (Goettingen, Germany), September 8, 2007. Organized by University of Goettingen.

  73. A. Ross, “Multispectral Iris Analysis”, Invited Lecture, BEACON Lecture Series at Lockheed Martin, (Fairmont, WV), August 8, 2007.

  74. A. Ross, “Biometric Technology: Personal Recognition Using Fingerprints, Iris and Face”, Invited Talk, Identity Solutions Symposium, (Jonesboro, AR), February 21, 2007.

  75. A. Ross, “Multibiometrics: An Overview of Information Fusion in Biometrics”, Invited Talk, IDGA Image Fusion Conference, (Alexandria, VA), January 22, 2007.

  76. A. Ross, “Biometrics: Putting Pattern Recognition to the Test?”, Invited Lecture, Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, (Irvine, CA), November 4, 2006. Invited by the National Academy of Sciences.

  77. A. Ross, “Information Fusion in Biometrics”, Invited Lecture, Tagging, Tracking, and Locating Humans at a Distance (TTL) Workshop, (McLean, VA), August 1, 2006.

  78. A. Ross, “Information Fusion in Biometrics: An Overview”, Invited Lecture, Interagency Biometric Conference, (McLean, VA), May 2, 2006.

  79. A. Ross, “Reilability of Biometrics”, Invited Talk, The Forensic Science Symposium, (Indianapolis, IN), April 18, 2006.

  80. A. Ross, “New Developments in Biometrics”, Invited Lecture, The Forensic Science Symposium, (Indianapo-lis, IN), April 18, 2006.

  81. A. Ross, “Biometrics: When Identity Matters”, Invited Lecture, Truman Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology at University of Missouri-Kansas City, (Kansas City, MO), November 18, 2005.

  82. A. Ross, “Information Fusion in Biometrics", Invited Lecture, Carnegie Mellon University, CyLAB, (Pittsburgh, PA), June 17, 2005.

  83. A. Ross, “Multibiometrics: Part I & II", Invited Lecture, Michigan State University, (East Lansing, MI), March 15 and 17, 2005.

  84. A. Ross, “Biometrics: Practical Security Applications Available Now for the Workplace”, Invited Speaker, CIO Interact 2004: A Technology and Business Symposium, (Altoona, PA), March 29, 2004. Invited by Blair Technology Group.

  85. A. Ross, “An Introduction to Fingerprint Recognition and Multimodal Biometrics”, Invited Lecture, University of Notre Dame, (Notre Dame, IN), January 20, 2004.

  86. A. Ross, “Biometric Authentication: Progress and Prospects”, Invited Speaker, SPIE Conference on Optics and Photonics in Global Homeland Security, (Washington, DC), December 2-4, 2003.

  87. A. Ross, “Multibiometric Systems”, Invited Speaker, Interagency Information Exchange on Biometrics, (McLean, VA), May 6-8, 2003.

  88. A. Ross, “Information Fusion in Fingerprint Authentication”, Invited Talk, Siemens Corporate Research (SCR), Inc., (Princeton, NJ), March 2003.

  89. A. Ross, “Information Fusion in Fingerprint Authentication”, Invited Talk, Identix, Inc., (Jersey City, NJ), February 2003.

  90. A. Ross, “May I Have Your Fingerprints?”, Invited Talk, Hope College, (Holland, MI), 2001.