West Virginia University has two faculty members available to comment on the technology that assisted the U.S. in identifying al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden as part of a U.S. security operation in Pakistan. Media have reported that bin Laden was identified using facial recognition software

  • Arun Ross is an associate professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. His research includes iris analysis and segmentation, fingerprint reconstruction, multibiometrics, hand geometry and face detection, among others. He is assistant director of the Center for Identification Technology Research at WVU. He can be reached at 304-293-9135 or arun.ross@mail.wvu.edu


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