Dr. Akshay Agarwal, PHD

Currently, working as a postdoctoral associate at SUNY Buffalo, NY, USA from Jan 2021. (https://www.buffalo.edu/people/aa298)

Worked as a Research Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University, Kingsville, Texas, USA from Nov 2019 to December 2020.

Defended Ph.D. in Image Analysis and Biometrics Lab under Dr. Mayank Vatsa and Dr. Richa Singh, from IIIT-Delhi on Dec/23/2020

Selected by the Scientific Committee of the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation (HLFF) to participate in the 7th Heidelberg Laureate Forum, September 2019. Only the 200 most qualified Young Researchers can be given the opportunity to enrich and share the unique atmosphere of the Heidelberg Laureate Forum.

Received Dean's Award for Innovation, Research, and Development during the year 2017--2018 and 2018--2019, IIIT-Delhi, India

Received prestigious Visvesvaraya Ph.d. fellowship from August 2015 to December 2019

Visiting Scholar for nine months (October 2016 to June 2017) at West Virginia University, USA with Dr. Afzel Noore

Currently working to secure the face recognition systems and deep learning models from presentation attacks and adversarial attacks

Research Domain: Biometrics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Image Analysis

Research Topics: Face Presentation Attack (i.e. spoofing) Detection and Adversarial Detection


I am doing research to build solutions not to promote Deep Learning (DL), that's why deep learning where it is actually required!!



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