biometrics; biometric information protection (security and privacy); multimedia security; multimedia coding, processing, content management; sensing and imaging
Bian Yang’s research experiences and interests include identity management, authentication, biometric security and privacy, information hiding and watermarking, multimedia encryption and content authentication, new biometric sensing and imaging technologies, and human-environment interaction measurement.
He got his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Harbin Institute of Technology (Harbin, China) from 1996 till 2005. He worked with Fraunhofer IGD, Darmstadt for European FP6 projects ECRYPT and AXMEDIS, Germany during 2003-2005 as a visiting researcher, worked with Harbin Institute of Technology during 2005-2007 as a lecturer, and worked with Thomson Corporate Research (now Technicolor, Beijing) during 2007-2008 as a research engineer. During 2008-2015, he worked at GUC-NISlab for the European FP7 projects TURBINE, FIDELITY, INGRESS, PIDaaS, and ORIGINS, and other national / international research projects. He serves Standards Norway as committee member to ISO/IEC JTC1 SC27 WG5 and SC37 WG2, WG3, and WG5.
He has published more than 80 peer-reviewed academic papers in international conferences and journals, served as reviewers for numerous international journals/conferences such as IEEE Trans. PAMI, Pattern Recognition, Elsevier’s Information Sciences, Pattern Recognition Letters, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, IET Information Security, IET Image Processing, Sensors, International Journal of Biometrics, etc. He served as program committee member and session chairs to several international conferences in media security and biometrics fields such as ICB 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, BTAS 2015, BIOSIG 2010-2015, IIH-MSP 2007, 2012, 2013, and as organizing committee member / chair to IC2E-IWCCSP 2014, IWBF 2015, COMPSAC-SIMICE 2015.