Emerging Biometrics for User Identification

bright scan of a fingerprint.

Seeking students to work on emerging biometrics, exploring the use of brainwave, heart beat, gait, gesture and other live body features.

Project description

We are looking for students to work on emerging biometrics beyond face, iris, fingerprint and voice. Specifically, we will explore brainwave, heart beat, gait, gesture and other live body features.

The students will work with a team on this project.

Project outcome

The specific outcomes of this project will be identified by the faculty mentor at the beginning of your collaboration. 

Project details

Timing, eligibility and other details
Length of commitment To be determined by student/mentor
Start time Fall, Spring, Summer
Level of collaboration To be determined by student/mentor
Benefits Academic Credit, Volunteer, Salary/Stipend
Who is eligible Students with knowledge of/interest in Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Programming
Goldwater and the National Science Foundation

Students participating in this project might be interested in and eligible for the Goldwater Scholarship and the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Connect with the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships to learn more.

Project mentor

Wenyao Xu

Associate Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

330 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4748

Email: wenyaoxu@buffalo.edu

Start the project

  1. Email the project mentor using the contact information above to express your interest and get approval to work on the project. (Here are helpful tips on how to contact a project mentor.)
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Fulfilling Academic Major/Minor Requirements

If you are planning to use this project to satisfy program requirements for your academic major or minor, it is your responsibility to obtain approval from your academic department prior to beginning the project. 

Preparation activities

The specific preparation activities for this project will be customized through discussions between you and your project mentor. Please be sure to ask them for the instructions to complete the required preparation activities.