Congratulations to Dr. Ajay Kumar, who has been granted a funding from General Research Fund for the project entitled “Personal identification using contactless live 3D finger scans” !

Dr. Kumar is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong. His research interests include biometrics with the emphasis on hand biometrics, vascular biometrics, iris, multimodal biometrics, pattern recognition with the emphasis on biometrics, and defect detection using wavelets, general texture analysis, neural networks, and support vector machines. As a key member of cognitive computing lab, Dr. Kumar is responsible for conducting research in the area of cognitive biometrics.