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|Vice President for Research and Economic Development |
University at Buffalo
June 17, 1964|
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur|
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
|Known for||Handwriting Recognition, Biometrics|
Computer Science and Engineering|
|Institutions||University at Buffalo|
Venu Govindaraju (born June 17, 1964) is an Indian-American computer scientist and educator whose primary contributions have been to the fields of machine learning and pattern recognition as applied to the domains of Document Image Analysis and Biometrics. He is the Vice President for Research and Economic Development  and a SUNY Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA.
Govindaraju received his undergraduate degree with honors (BTech) in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India in 1986 and his Master's and PhD degrees in Computer Science in 1988 and 1992 from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA.
Govindaraju is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery, the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), the AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science), the IAPR (International Association for Pattern Recognition), and the SPIE (International Society for Optics and Photonics).
He is the recipient of the 2001 International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition Young Investigator award, the 2004 MIT Global Indus Technovator Award, the 2010 IEEE Technical Achievement Award, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Distinguished Alumnus Award (2014), and the 2015 IAPR/ICDAR Outstanding Achievements Award. He was named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors in 2015.
Govindaraju is the founding director of the Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors (CUBS) since its inception in 2003. He has edited six books, has six issued patents and numerous publications which are listed in the detailed CV in the academic homepage the link for which is in the section "External links".
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- "Global Indus Technovator Awards". web.mit.edu.
- "Venu Govindaraju • IEEE Computer Society". www.computer.org.
- "Icdar.org". 2015.icdar.org.
- Inventors, National Academy of. "National Academy of Inventors Announces 2015 NAI Fellows". www.prnewswire.com.