Senior Staff Scientist, C-DAC, Mumbai
Mr. Santosh Kumar Soni is a Senior Staff Scientist at C-DAC, Mumbai. His expertise area includes: Biometrics, Digital Image Processing, Digital Signal Processing and Parallel Computing. He has worked on many industry and academic research projects, and his recent work includes:
•He had been a Specialist Consultant to C.I.D., Maharashtra State Police in the field of Fingerprint Biometrics for two years. •He is a Chief Investigator and Chief Architect for: C-DAC’s “Bharatiya-AFIS” (Automated Fingerprint Identification System) Project, Standardized Biometric Template Converter, Fingerprint Image Quality Analysis Tool and Automated Performance Evaluation Tool for Fingerprint Biometrics System etc. •At C-DAC end, he is responsible for development and deployment of Aadhaar Authentication modules: Aadhaar Client and Server modules (in-process). •He was involved in the ILO-SID (Seafarers’ Identity Documents) project of DG-Shipping for “Biometric Templates Standards Compliance”. •To his credit, there are 05 Patents (Provisional Filing), around 25 premium International/National Journal & Conference Papers, and he has received best paper awards for three of his papers. •He is an IEEE Member, IACSIT member (International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology) and reviewer to many International Journals. •He has delivered many invited technical talks in the field of Biometrics and related technologies.