Arun Vemury

Arun Vemury

Director, Biometrics Technology Engine

Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate

Mr. Vemury manages a portfolio of innovative projects designed to transform traveler screening, inspection, and facilitation processes for the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and the Department’s mission partners in CBP, TSA, and elsewhere. His projects have included a number of R&D activities to facilitate implementation of iris and face recognition technologies and to improve cutting-edge imaging techniques to develop the next generation of fingerprint scanner technologies. Prior to joining DHS, he was a government contractor supporting biometrics and identity management projects at Defense Department. He has co-authored technical publications on various aspects of biometric technologies.


Leveraging Facial Recognition Technology for Public Safety and Homeland Security Missions

Wednesday, June 26th
Facial recognition has proven to be a force multiplier for efforts to protect the homeland and assist law enforcement, enhancing the mission capabilities, efficiency and effectiveness of operations in diverse ways. Hear from public safety and homeland security officials on how the federal government is leveraging the benefits from facial recognition technology and what the future holds for use of this key biometric technology.