Sunpreet leads the identity and authentication research team in Visa Research.  He also represents Visa on the Fast Identity Online (FIDO) Alliance board. He is a co-inventor on over 40 patent applications and has published over 20 research articles in top international conferences and journals. His research has received multiple awards including best paper, best demo and best poster awards and has been featured in several national and international media outlets, such as Forbes, MIT Technology Review, ACM Multimedia, NASA Tech Briefs and BBC UK

In 2017, he received the honorable Civilian Citation from the Lansing Police Department and Meritorious Service Award from the Michigan State University Police Department for providing assistance in unlocking a murder victim’s smartphone using synthetically generated 2D and 3D fingerprints of the victim. 

Sunpreet received his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from Michigan State University, and B.Tech.(Hons.) in Computer Science and Engineering from IIIT-Delhi. He currently serves as associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Biometrics, Behavior and Identity Science, and previously led the IEEE Biometrics Council Industrial Committee.

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