Anil and Nandita Jain Professorship Established
Michigan State University will further advance its proficiency and renowned expertise in biometrics with an endowed professorship, made possible by multiple donors whose gifts spanning a number of years have totaled $1 million.
The Anil K. and Nandita K. Jain Endowed Professorship will strengthen the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and its ability to recruit and retain faculty for teaching and research in the specialized fields of pattern recognition, computer vision and machine learning.
Jain is a University Distinguished Professor of computer science and engineering who has conducted trailblazing research in data clustering, fingerprint recognition and face recognition. As holder of the top H-index ranking, he is consistently ranked No. 1 in the world in computer science and electronics, according to Guide2Research.
Jain is currently serving on a committee of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine as it initiates a study on the positive use and potential misuse of facial recognition technologies in the United States.
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