Who Am I?

I am a Professor of Computer Science at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur, India. Earlier, I was a Professor at IIIT-Delhi. I received my Masters and PhD in Computer Science from the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at West Virginia University.

I was a member of the Indian Biometrics Standards Committee for e-gov applications. I also served as a member of the UIDAI's Biometrics Standard Subcommittee member (face, fingerprint, and iris standards). I also served as the Vice President (Publications) for IEEE Biometrics Council where I started IEEE Transactions on Biometrics, Behavior and Identity Science . See my introductory editorial for IEEE T-BIOM .

My current areas of interest are biometrics, image processing, machine learning, deep learning, image forensics, and information fusion.

Current Employement

Professor at IIT-Jodhpur

December 2019 - Present

Dean (R&D) at IIT Jodhpur

Sep 2022 - June 2023

Project Director at iHUB Drishti (TIH on CV-ARVR, NM-ICPS)

May 2020 - June 2023

Adjunct Faculty at IIIT-Delhi

January 2020 - Present

Adjunct Faculty at West Virginia University, USA

February 2017 - February 2022



209, CSE Department, IIT Jodhpur