IEEE gratefully acknowledges the vision and leadership of the late Dr. Evangelia Micheli-Tzanakou, former Professor and Director of the Computational Intelligence Laboratories, Rutgers University, Department of Biomedical Engineering and former Vice President and Chair of the IEEE Educational Activities Board, in initiating the IEEE Certified Biometrics Professional® program.
IEEE also extends a special thank you to the following subject-matter experts for their contributions to the development of the CBP Program.
Craig Arndt, Ideal Innovations, Inc.
Saad Bedros, Honeywell International
Raymond Brant, Booz Allen Hamilton
Christoph Busch, Fraunhofer Institute of Computer Graphics (IGD)
Patrizio Campisi, University Roma Tre
Hugh Carr-Archer, Aurora CS Ltd. and Intellect Association for Biometrics (IAFB)
Bob Carter, Lockheed Martin
Stephen Elliott, Purdue University
Michael Fairhurst, University of Kent
Farimah Fleschute, University of South Florida
Donald Gantz, George Mason University
Venu Govindaraju, University at Buffalo (SUNY)
Walter Hamilton, International Biometric Industry Assn
Robert Hayes, US DoD Biometrics Task Force
Peter Higgins, Higgins-Hermansen-Banikas LLC
Jens Hube, L-1 Identity Solutions
John Hurt, US DoD Biometrics Task Force
Peter Kalocsai, KaloVision, Inc.
Moshe Kam, Drexel University
Joy Kasaaian, NIJ SSBCOE / IBG
Eric Kukula, Purdue University
Rick Lazarick, Computer Sciences Corporation
Evangelia Micheli-Tzanakou, Rutgers University
Shimon Modi, Purdue University
Alessandro Neri, University of Roma Tre
Rick Newbold, US DoD Biometrics Task Force
Andrew Omidvar, Motorola
Nick Orlans, MITRE Corporation
Vincenzo Piuri, University of Milan
Kostas Plataniotis, University of Toronto
Nalini Ratha, IBM Watson Research Center
Arun Ross, West Virginia University
Rob Rowe, Lumidigm
Sudeep Sakar, University of South Florida
Marios Savvides, Carnegie Mellon University
James Sullivan, Bio-key International
Scott Swann, FBI
Cathy Tilton, Daon, Inc.
Massimo Tistarelli, University of Sassari
Phil Tusa, AOptix Technologies, Inc.
Lipo Wang, Nanyang Technological University
Don Waymire, Booz, Allen, Hamilton
Chuck Wilson, Hitachi America Ltd.
Brian Wong, NIJ SSBCOE / IBG
Damon Woodard, Clemson University
Kim Woods, Ideal Innovations, Inc.
Michael T. Yura, Yura Consulting
Gregory Zekster, Booz Allen Hamilton
David Zhang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University