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Adam Czajka

Adam Czajka

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Visiting Assistant Professor
College of Engineering

Email: aczajka@nd.edu

Phone: 574-631-7072

Office: 321B Stinson-Remick Hall

Education

Ph.D., Warsaw University of Technology, 2005

M.Sc., Warsaw University of Technology, 1995

Biography

Received his M.Sc. in Computer Control Systems in 2000 and Ph.D. in Biometrics in 2005 from Warsaw University of Technology (both with the highest honors). Since 2003 he is with Warsaw University of Technology, and since 2002 with Research and Academic Computer Network (NASK). Visiting Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of the University of Notre Dame, IN, USA (fall 2014 and since spring 2016). Chair of the Biometrics and Machine Learning Laboratory at the Institute of Control and Computation Engineering at WUT. Head of the Postgraduate Studies on Security and Biometrics at WUT (2011-). V-ce Chair of the NASK Biometrics Laboratory (2006-) and a member of the NASK Research Council (2006-2015). Member (2009-) and Chair (2014-) of the Technical Committee on Biometrics of Polish Normalization Committee (PKN). Member of the PKN Technical Committee No. 182 on Information Security in IT Systems (2007-). Expert of the ISO/IEC SC37 and CEN TC224 WG18 on Biometrics. Member of the Main Council of the Research Institutes (2015-). Associate Member (2002-2005), Member (2006-2011) and Senior Member (2012-) of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.). Active Member of the EAB (European Association for Biometrics, 2012-).

Summary of Activities/Interests

Teaching:

Computer Vision (CSE 40535/60535), Fall 2017 (course webpage) and Spring 2016 (course webpage)
Biometrics (CSE 40537/60537), Spring 2017 (course webpage) and Fall 2014 (course webpage)
Neural Networks (CSE 40868/60868), Fall 2016 (course webpage)

Scientific interests:

Biometrics and security, pattern recognition, computer vision, machine learning.

News

Adam Czajka Asks: Is That Eyeball Dead or Alive?

July 25, 2016

Adam Czajka discusses the prevention of iris sensors accepting the use of a high-resolution photo of an iris or, in a grislier scenario, an actual eyeball.