Address

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Johns Hopkins University,
Barton 211,
3400 N Charles St,
Baltimore, MD 21218

Contact Information

Email: vpatel36@jhu.edu

Research Interests

  • Biomedical image analysis
  • Biometrics
  • Computer vision
  • Machine learning
  • Signal and image processing

Dr. Vishal M Patel

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Johns Hopkins University

Biography

Vishal M. Patel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Johns Hopkins University. Prior to joining Hopkins, he was an A. Walter Tyson Assistant Professor in the Department of ECE at Rutgers University and a member of the research faculty at the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS). He completed his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, in 2010. He has received a number of awards including the 2016 ONR Young Investigator Award, the 2016 Jimmy Lin Award for Invention, A. Walter Tyson Assistant Professorship Award, Best Paper Award at IEEE AVSS 2017, Best Paper Award at IEEE BTAS 2015, Honorable Mention Paper Award at IAPR ICB 2018, two Best Student Paper Awards at IAPR ICPR 2018, and Best Poster Awards at BTAS 2015 and 2016. He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, IEEE Biometrics Compendium, and serves on the Information Forensics and Security Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He is a member of Eta Kappa Nu, Pi Mu Epsilon, and Phi Beta Kappa.

Education

  1. 2010

    Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

    University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
  2. 2005

    M.S. degree in Applied Mathematics

    North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
  3. 2004

    B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics (with honors)

    North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA

Professional Appointments

  1. 2018-Till date
    Assitant Professor
    Johns Hopkins University, Maryland, USA
  2. 2015-2018
    A. Walter Tyson Assistant Professor
    Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA
  3. 2010-2015
    Research Scientist
    UMD College Park, Maryland, USA

News and Awards

  • August 2018
    Two Best Student Paper Awards at ICPR
    Congratulations Xing, Vishwa, Pramuditha and Mahdi
  • July 2018
    1st prize at the 2018 IEEE ICME Grand Challenge on Heterogeneous Face Recognition
    Congratulations He!
  • June 2018
    1st prize at the NTIRE2018 challenge on image dehazing
    Congratulations He and Vishwa!
  • February 2018
    The Honorable Mention Paper Award at ICB 2018
    Congratulations Ester!
  • September 2017
    Gave a keynote speech on Active Authentication at the 2017 European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference (EISIC), Hellenic Air Force Academy, Greece
  • September 2017
    The Best Paper Award at AVSS 2017
    Congratulations Vishwanath!
  • July 2017
    Our work on Active Authentication was featured in CBS This Morning Saturday program
  • December 2016
    I have been elected as a member of the Information Forensics and Security Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society (2017-2019)
  • September 2016
    Associate Editor of the IEEE Biometrics Compendium
  • September 2016
    I have been selected for the A. Walter Tyson Assistant Professorship Award at Rutgers
  • July 2016
    Program Co-Chair for IEEE ISBA 2017
  • July 2016
    Co-organizer of tutorial on “Deep Learning for Biometrics” at IEEE BTAS 2016
  • July 2016
    Co-organizer of Special Session on “Biometrics on Mobile and Wearable Devices” at IEEE BTAS 2016
  • June 2016
    Program Co-Chair for IEEE/IAPR IJCB 2017
  • June 2016
    Awarded NSF 1618677
  • May 2016
    Invention of the Year Award at UMD
  • March 2016
    I received the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) award