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Kevin Bowyer

Kevin W. Bowyer


Phone: 574-631-9978

Office: 321 Stinson-Remick Hall


Ph.D., Computer Science, Duke, 1980


Professor Bowyer's research interests touch on many aspects of computer vision and pattern recognition, including biometrics, data mining, object recognition and medical image analysis. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the IAPR, a Golden Core member of the IEEE Computer Society, and a recipient of an IEEE Technical Achievement Award. He previously served as the EIC of the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, and the IEEE Biometrics Compendium, and as General Chair or Program Chair of a number of major conferences. He is General Chair of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and a Chair of the 2017 CVPR Media Forensics Workshop.

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Summary of Activities/Interests

Biometrics, data mining, computer vision, pattern recognition, applications to medical imaging, ethics and computing, computer science education.


Bowyer Named Inaugural Editor-in-Chief for IEEE Transactions on Biometrics, Behavior and Identity Science

February 28, 2018

Kevin W. Bowyer, the Schubmehl-Prein Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, has been named the inaugural editor-in-chief of the IEEE Transactions on Biometrics, Behavior, and Identity Science.

Where Do We Look for Ideas When Implementing Trump's Biometric Entry-Exit Tracking System?

February 10, 2017

Notre Dame's Kevin W. Bowyer addresses the Canadian Border Services Agency's NEXUS program and iris recognition — what they have learned and the accuracy of the system.