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MSU’s Jain Honored by Local Police for Helping Solve Murder

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Doctoral student Sunpreet Arora (wearing a printed 3-D fingerprint on his finger), professor Anil Jain (holding a mobile phone) and postdoctoral fellow Kai Cao (holding 2-D printed fingerprints on conductive paper). Photo by Derrick L. Turner

For his work assisting with a murder investigation in 2016, University Distinguished Professor Anil Jain was recently honored by both the Lansing Police Department and the Michigan State…

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Can Facial Recognition Systems Save Lemurs?

Friday, February 17, 2017
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Facial recognition is a biometric system that identifies or verifies a person from a digital image. It’s used to find criminals, identify passport and driver’s license fraud, and…

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MSU’s 3-D ‘Hand’ Tests Fingerprint Scanners

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Creating a 3-D replica of someone’s hand complete with all five fingerprints and breaking into a secure vault sounds like a plot from a James Bond movie. But…

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Jain Elected to Indian Academy of Engineering

Thursday, September 15, 2016
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Anil Jain, a University Distinguished Professor of computer science and engineering at Michigan State University, has been elected a Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering….

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Technology to ‘Read’ Faces, Fingerprints, Voices

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Michigan State University researcher Anil Jain and his team are using biometrics to create a world that’s smarter, safer, and more secure. They’re developing and refining technology that…

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Jain Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Monday, February 8, 2016
Anil Jain

University Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Anil Jain at Michigan State University has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), one of the highest…

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Fingerprints Remain Accurate Over Time

Monday, June 29, 2015

Fingerprints have been used by law enforcement and forensics experts to successfully identify people for more than 100 years. Though fingerprints are assumed to be infallible personal identifiers,…

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