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IEEE BMC Newsletter – February 2017

Published in TC News on 1 February 2017

Republished from the IEEE BMC Newsletter

The full IEEE Biometrics Council's Newsletter (Vol 21, 2016) is available here


Content list:

Welcome Message: Mark Nixon

Biometrics News

Interview: Christopher Boehnen

Research paper: Adversarial Biometric Recognition

Announcements and awards

Call for papers


Call of IEEE Biometrics Council Meritorious Service Award

Nominations are invited for the inaugural "IEEE Biometrics Council Meritorious Service Award" to honor outstanding service in the field of biometrics. The award is administered by the IEEE Biometrics Council Award Committee, which is responsible for reviewing and recommending candidates to the IEEE Biometrics Council Executive Committee. This award will be presented at the ISBA-2017, New Delhi, India.

Any current IEEE member of the member societies of the  Biometrics Council who has been active in the fields of interest of the IEEE Biometrics Council for more than fifteen years are eligible. Current officers of the Society’s Executive Committee are ineligible. Please provide: i) Nominee's name, contact address, ii) nominator contact details, iii) URL of nominee's website with bio and CV, iv) URL of google scholar citations, v) statement (500 words max), vi) names of three references willing to write supporting letters.

A single awardee will receive a plaque and $1,000 honorarium.

The awards committee chair will accept nominations till January 15, 2017 at


IEEE ISBA 2017 and MLIB 2017 , New Delhi, India

- Speakers of MLIB include Rama Chellappa, Venu Govindaraju, Narendra Ahuja, Nalini Ratha, Ajay Kumar, and Vishal Patel. Details of MLIB are available at:

- ISBA2017 will have two keynote speakers: Nasir Memon (NYU) and Gang Hua (Microsoft). Details of ISBA2017 are available at:

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