Asem Othman 
Team Lead, Biometric Science
Veridium
Boston, MA, USA
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Asem Othman received the B.Sc. (Hons.) and M.Sc. degrees in Systems and Biomedical Engineering from Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, in 2004 and 2008, respectively, and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from West Virginia University in December 2013. During 2014, he was a Post-Doc Researcher in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Michigan State UniversityIn January 2015, he joined Veridium as a biometric scientist. 

Dr. Othman is interested in the broad areas of image processing, computer vision, and pattern recognition. His current research interests are in biometrics, biometric data privacy-preserving, biometrics image fusion and mobile biometrics.

Since January 2015, Dr. Othman is leading the efforts of using 4 fingers as mobile biometrics (4FID) and developing anti-spoofing mechanisms. Also, he is leading the efforts of de-identifying stored biometric dataBefore joining Veridium, Othman was a Researcher at i-Probe Lab, supervised by Dr. Arun Ross, at West Virginia University and then at Michigan State University, where he conducted fundamental and applied research on various topics, including Mixing biometrics, Visual Cryptography, and Biometrics Privacy Preserving.