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Patrick Flynn

Patrick J Flynn

Duda Family Professor of Engineering

College of Engineering

Email: flynn@nd.edu

Phone: 574-631-8803

Office: 321 Stinson-Remick Hall

Education

Ph.D, Michigan State University, 1990

M.S., Computer Science, Michigan State University, 1986

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Michigan State University, 1985

Biography

Patrick J. Flynn received the B.S. in Electrical Engineering (1985), the M.S. in Computer Science (1986), and the Ph.D. in Computer Science (1990) from Michigan State University, East Lansing. He has held faculty positions at Notre Dame (1990-1991, 2001-present), Washington State University (1991-1998), and Ohio State University (1998-2001). His research interests include computer vision, biometrics, and image processing.

Dr. Flynn is an IEEE Fellow, an IAPR Fellow, and a past Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. on Information Forensics and Security,  IEEE Trans. on Image Processing,  IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Pattern Recognition and Pattern Recognition Letters. He is also a past Associate Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Biometrics Compendium, IEEE's first virtual journal.  He has received outstanding teaching awards from Washington State University and the University of Notre Dame.

Summary of Activities/Interests

  • Computer Vision
  • Biometrics
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Computer Graphics and Scientific Visualization
  • Mobile Application Development

News

Notre Dame Researchers Develop Software for Potential Use by Law Enforcement

October 26, 2016

The software code developed at Notre Dame makes the iris identification process easier for law enforcement to use and, hopefully, apply. The code works by looking at iris features and presenting them to the user in a way that is similar to a program that conducts fingerprint analysis.

ND Research Announces 2016 Internal Grant Awardees

May 4, 2016

Notre Dame Research has provided more than 35 researchers with awards from the Internal Grants Program for 2016.

Flynn Named Editor-in-Chief for IEEE Biometrics Compendium

March 3, 2016

Patrick J. Flynn, the Duda Family Professor of Engineering, professor of computer science and engineering, and concurrent professor of electrical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named editor-in-chief for the IEEE Biometrics Compendium.

Flynn to Receive 2016 Technical Achievement Award

February 23, 2016

Patrick J. Flynn, the Duda Family Professor of Engineering, professor of computer science and engineering, and concurrent professor of electrical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been selected to receive one of five 2016 Technical Achievement Awards from the Computer Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

College of Arts and Letters, Engineering Launch New Interdisciplinary Minor in Computing and Digital Technologies

December 11, 2014

The College of Arts and Letters and the College of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame will launch an interdisciplinary minor in computing and digital technologies (CDT) starting in fall 2015.