The Biometric Consortium, supported by NIST and the NSA, exists to facilitate scientific and technical interchanges between the U.S. Federal government and outside entities on biometric and other identity technologies.
Over the last ten years or so, face recognition has become a popular area of research in computer vision and one of the most successful applications of image analysis and understanding.
The BCOE is the FBI’s program for exploring and advancing the use of biometric technologies and capabilities for integration into operations. The BCOE strives to deliver state-of-the-art biometric tools and technologies to law enforcement and intelligence personnel around the world.
Research InterestsDr. Woodard's research interests include a broad range of biometric / identity science, text analytics, machine learning based cybersecurity, signal / image analysis topics. These include but are not limited to:
- Behavioral Biometrics
- Image Analysis and Machine Learning Based Hardware Assurance
- Profiling via Text Analytics
- Cognitive Biometrics (Author Attribution)
- Biometrics Enabled Hardware Security
- Machine Learning Enabled Cybersecurity