Mei Lee Ngan
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Mei Ngan is a scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, MD. Her research focus includes evaluation of face recognition and tattoo recognition technologies. She is currently involved in a number of key face recognition testing activities at NIST, including the Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) project. Mei has authored and co-authored several technical publications, including outcomes from large-scale evaluation of one-to-many face identification algorithms, performance of facial age and gender estimation algorithms, and publication of a seminal open tattoo database for developing tattoo recognition research, which she received the Special Contribution Award for at the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Identity, Security and Behavior Analysis (ISBA).