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TitleNameInstitutionCountrySectorTechnologyTrace EvidenceWGMC Member
Prof.drSimona Francese
Sheffield Hallam UniversityUnited KingdomAcademia/Research institutionMALDIFingermarks
hair
WG1Chair
Prof.drMassimo Tistarelli University of Sassari ItalyAcademia/Research institutionBiological&artificial vision, pattern recognition,
biometrics, visual sensors, robotic navigation, visuo-motor coordination
Face Recognition;
Multi-modal fusion
WG1Sub-Chair
Dr Manuel AlgarraSpainAcademia/Research institutionUse of quantum carbon dots for chemical sensors development and chemical imaging applicationsfingermarks, documents, banknotes, explosivesWG1WG1 Leader
DrEva Cuypers KU-LeuvenBelgiumAcademia/Research institutionSIMS MALDI Small molecules (drugs and medicines) in hair and other biological samples (including blood, bone, teeth and other postmortem tissues)WG1WG1 Co-chair
DrAlessandro Trivillini Scuola universitaria professionale della Svizzera italiana SwitzerlandAcademia/Research institutionWG2WG2 leader
Dr Manuel Algarra University of MalagaSpainAcademia/Research institutionUse of quantum carbon dots for chemical sensors development and chemical imaging applications Fingermarks, documents, banknotes, explosivesWG1WG2 leader
Prof.dr Ron HeerenUniversity of Maastricht NetherlandsAcademia/Research institutionMALDI, SIMS, Multi-modal Imaging Platforms Hair, Fingermarks and PaintWG1STSM Manager
Assist.Prof.drIvana OgnjanovicUniversity of Donja GoricaMontenegroAcademia/Research institutionComputer Science, Artifical Intelligence, Semantic techologies, Data analyses, Information Systems, Security of Computer systems Security of Computer Systems, Digital Security, Digital Forensics Analysis, Image/video tracesWG2Dissemination Manager
Prof. drMartina.marchetti-deschmannTU WienAustriaAcademia/Research institutionWG1Full
DrIva Bogdanović Radović Ruđer Bošković InstituteCroatiaAcademia/Research institutionelemenatal analysis and imaging using PIXE, EBS, molecular analysis and imaging using MeV SIMS Paints, inks, fingerprintsWG1Full
DrZdravko ŠiketićRuđer Bošković InstituteCroatiaAcademia/Research institutionelemenatal analysis and imaging using PIXE, EBS, molecular analysis and imaging using MeV SIMS. Elemental depth profiling analysis using TOF-ERDAWG1Full
Prof.drIvo SafarikCzech Academy of SciencesCzech RepublicAcademia/Research institutionmagnetic nano- and microparticles based technologies Magnetic solid phase extraction of target analytes, new applications of magnetic particles in forrensic science WG1Full
DrKristyna Pospiskova Palacky University, OlomoucCzech RepublicAcademia/Research institutionmagnetic nano- and microparticles based technologies Magnetic solid phase extraction of target analytes, new applications of magnetic particles in forrensic science WG1Full
DrChiara VillaUniversity of CopenhagenDenmarkAcademia/Research institutionWG1Full
DrKamal NasrollahiAalborg UniversityDenmarkAcademia/Research institutionWG2Full
Prof.drGholamreza Anbarjafari EstoniaAcademia/Research institutionDigital and hyperspectral imaging, Image technologies, Watermarking and analysis of forensic in video sequences, Computer vision, biometric and multimodal human expression analysis Image and video sequencesWG2Full
Prof.drRachel Meallet-Renault CNRS Paris South UniversityFranceAcademia/ Research institutionLuminescent nano-objects for Bio-Imaging or sensing Bacterial Imaging - smart surfacesWG1Full
MrJean Kuc DugelayEurecomFranceEnd User2D and 3D Digital Imaging technologies & Processing Face/Iris Recognition, Image Intergrity, Scene analysis-Full
DrThomas FischerUniversity of Technology Cottbus-SenftenbergGermanyAcademia/Research institutionanalytical chemistry (GC/LC-MS, FTIR, NIR), imaging (FTIR, multi- and hyperspectral photography, SEM-EDX) body fluids on crime scenes-Full
Prof.drAnastasios Tefas Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki GreeceAcademia/Research institutionComputer Science, Biometrics, Computational Intelligence, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision, Security and Privacy, Visual Information Analysis, Digital Media Biometric Recognition in Images and VideosWG2Full
Prof.drNicolas SklavosUniversity of PatrasGreeceAcademia/Research institutionCryptographic Engineering, Digital Systems Design, Security, Embedded Systems, IoT Security of Computer Systems, Digital Security, Digital Forensics Analysis, Image/video tracesWG2Full
DrMiklos Veres Hungarian Academy of SciencesHungaryAcademia/Research institutionWG2Full
DrZoltán Székely Jogtanár.huHungaryIndustryWG1Full
DrAine WhelanDITIrelandAcademia/Research institutionGC-MS, HPLC, SEM EDX, FTIR, AAS, Microscopy Explosives, Ignitable Liquids, Paints WG1Full
DrTom Hannigan IrelandEnd UserSEM, chromatography, MS GSR, fibres, paint, glass, soil-Full
MrMichal LevinIsraeli PoliceIsraelEnd UserWG1Full
Prof.drAmit Meller Technion -IITIsraelAcademia/Research institutionWG1Full
DrGiovanni TessitorePolizia di StatoItalyEnd userDigital Imaging Biometric recognition (faces)Full
Prof.drJanis SpigulisUniversity of LatviaLatviaAcademia/Research institutionPaints, vital signsWG2Full
MrsMara Repele
State Forensic Science BureauLatviaEnd usermicro XRF, GRIM 3 soil, glass, (fingerprint, paint, fiber, animal hair, plants a.o.)WG1Full
Prof.drIvica DIMITROVSKI  FYR MacedoniaAcademia/Research institutionComputer vision, image classification, image retireval, medical image retrieval, deep learning, machine learning, natural language processing face detection and recognition, iris recognitionWG2Full
DrAtanav Hristov Univ of Inf Sci and Techn OhrivFYR MacedoniaAcademia/Research institutionBiomedical image analysis, computer vision, HPCWG2Full
DrJoseph Vella Dept Computer and Information Systems, University of MaltaMaltaAcademia/Research institutionComputer science, Comp. information systems, Data mining, Database design, Data integrationWG2Full
DrDaniel Vella University of MaltaMaltaAcademia/Research institutionOptical and electron microscopy + Electon probe microanalyses. Infra-red spectroscopy and chromatographic techniques. pigments and paint media, glass and inorganic explosive residuesWG2Full
Prof.drRamo SendeljUniversity of Donja GoricaMontenegroAcademia/Research institutionComputer Science, Information Systems, Security of Computer Systems, Internet Security, Digital ForensicsSecurity of Computer Systems, Digital Security, Digital Forensics Analysis, Image/video tracesWG2Full
DrMarius Perdesen Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyNorwayAcademia/Research institution-Full
Prof. drKatrin Kranke NorwayAcademia/Research institution-Full
Prof.drMalgorzata Iwona Szynkowska Lodz University of TechnologyPolandAcademia/Research institutionIon beam imaging, visualisation and surface analysis by ToF-SIMS and SEM-EDS techniques, elemental analysis by ICP mass spectrometry (analysis of total volume of sample) and by Laser Ablation (surface analysis, spatial analysis depth profiling - depth-resolved analysis of multilayered samples)Fingerprints, toners, GSRs, papers, documents, ink samples (covering materials including paste and gel pens), tobacco samples, car paint layers, hair samples, drug transfer on fingerprintsWG1Full
Prof.drDarius Zuba Institute of Forensic ResearchPolandAcademia/Research institutionDigital imaging technologies and reprocessing, softwares for data analysis, biometrics tools, modern instrumentation - mass, Raman, FTIR spectrometersBiological fluids, fingerprints, organic and inorganic GSR, volatiles , glass, inks, textiles, etc. WG1Full
Prof.drJose Capelo-MartinezNew University of LisbonPortugalAcademia/Research institutionmass spectrometry and sample treatmentimaging and mass spectrometry, fingerptinting and profiling, proteomic, metabolomic and toxicologyWG1Full
MrsAna Cristina de Almeida AssisLaboratório de Polícia Científica - Polícia Judiciária PortugalEnd usermicro-FTIR, micro-RAMAN, micro-spectrophotometry, HPLC, GC-MS, mass spectrometry, optical microscopy, HPTLCfingerprints chemical analysis, inks, paints, papers, toners, questioned documents, fire debris, flammable substances, explosives, soil, sef defense sprays, fibersWG1Full
Prof.drIoan SacalaUniversity Politechnica of BucharestRomaniaAcademia/Research institutionComputer Science, Information Systems, Security of Computer Systems, Internet Security, Digital imaging technologies , softwares for data analysis, Digital ForensicsSecurity of Computer Systems, Digital Security, Digital Forensics Analysis, Image/video tracesWG1Full
Prof.drFlorin AlexaFaculty of Electronics and TelecommRomaniaAcademia/Research institutionDigital imaging technologies , Softwares for data analysis, Digital Forensics, Image processing, High Security Human Recognition SystemImage, video sequences, Facial recognitionWG2Full
Prof.drBiljana Skrbic University of Novi SadSerbiaAcademia/Research institutionmass spectrometry and sample preparation, pattern recognition, GC-MS, HPLCchemical analysis, soil, dust, plants, ashes, small molecules (drugs and pharmaceuticals), oil and fire residues, trace elements WG1Full
DrKseniija Radotić Institute for Multidisciplinary Res (Belgrade)SerbiaAcademia/Research institutionoptical spectroscopy and spectral analysis, image analysis, physiological signal analysisfingerprints, biological samples (fluids, bones, plants, fibers), materialsWG2Full
Prof.drBoris Majarov Jozef Stefan Institute Dep.of Complex MatterSloveniaAcademia/Research institutionoptical spectroscopy, photothermal radiometry, hyperspectral imagingbruises on victims' skinWG1Full
Asso.Prof.drJose Luis LermaUniversity of ValentiaSpainAcademia/Research institutionIT solutionsWG2Full
Prof.drChristophe ChampoudUniversity of LausanneSwitzerlandAcademia/Research institutionImaging and statisticsimpression evidence (fingermarks, …) and body fluidsWG1Full
MrNeil DenisonWYPUnited KingdomEnd userdigital and chemical imagingfingermarks, documentsWG1Full
Prof.drGunter Allmaier TU WienAustriaAcademia/Research institution-Substitute
DrPeter Mygind Leth DenmarkAcademia/Research institutionWG1Substitute
DrChristina Jacobsen DenmarkAcademia/Research institutionWG1Substitute
DrGilles ClavierENS CachanFranceAcademia/Research institutionSynthsis of fluorescent organic molecules, polymers and nanoparticlesFigerprints, biological fluidsWG1Substitute
MrJeremy MalingeCST Cosimo PreteFranceIndustryWG1Substitute
DrStefan Rödiger Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus -SenftenbergGermanyAcademia/Research institutionNucleic acid / protein detetion and quantification (microbead-technologies, digital PCR, qPCR, nanotechnologies, microarray), applied statistical bioinformatic and digital image analysis, digital immunofluorescenceliquid samples, environmental samplesWG1Substitute
Prof.drIosi KellerBar Ilan UniversityIsraelAcademia/Research institutionFingerprints, Forensic Video AnalysisWG2Substitute
Prof.drAlessandro Piva FORLAB - Multimedia Forensics Laboratory ItalyIndustrymultimedia forensics: image and video forensic analysisAny kind of traces left in digital images and videos; images in particular on visible, multi-spectral, infrared imagesWG1Substitute
Prof.drFrancesco RomoloUniversity of Rome la SapienzaItalyAcademia/Research institutionChemical imagingGunshot residue, drug traces and explosive tracesWG1Substitute
MrsLeva Gutovska
State Forensic Science BureauLatviaEnd user"Stereomicroscope Zeiss Discovery V8 (with fluorescence DAPI) 10-80x
Compound microscope Zeiss Axioscop 40 (with polarisation) 50-400x
UV/VIS microspectrophotometer J&M TIDAS MSP 800
FTIR Bruker Vertex 70 (diamond prism) "
fiber, animal hair, plants (soil a.o.)WG2Substitute
Prof.drMimoza Ristova Faculty of Natural Sciences -UKIMFYR MacedoniaAcademia/Research institutionFingerprints; New technics for latent fingerprints enhancement.WG1Substitute
DrGjorgjj Madjarov FYR MacedoniaAcademia/Research institutionclassification, image retireval, deep learning, machine learning, natural language processingFace detection and recognition, gait recognitionWG2Substitute
DrJaap van der WeerdNetherlands Forensic Institute NetherlandsEnd userMicroscopy, hyperspectral imaging. Vibrational spectroscopyFibres, Paints, GlassSubstitute
DrSony George Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyNorwayAcademia/Research institution-Substitute
DrCarl Stuart Leicther NorwayAcademia/Research institution-Substitute
Dr Aleksandra Pawlaczyk Lodz University of Technology PolandAcademia/Research institutionelemental analysis by ICP mass spectrometry (analysis of total volume of sample) and by Laser Ablation (surface analysis, spatial analysis depth profiling - depth-resolved analysis of multilayered samples)Toners, GSRs, papers, documents, ink samples (covering materials including paste and gel pens), tobacco samples, car paint layers, hair samplesWG1Substitute
MsAleksandra Smolicka Instytut Expertyz SadowychPolandAcademia/Research institutionWG1Substitute
DrAlexandra Guedes University of Porto PortugalAcademia/Research institutionRaman Imaging, SEM/EDSRocks, minerals, gemstones, soils, inks, paint, fire residues, pollen, ashes and dust.WG1Substitute
MrAndré Ferraz Saraiva Laboratório de Polícia Científica - Polícia Judiciária PortugalEnd userSEM/EDX, micro-FTIR, micro-RAMAN; Information management systems, data mining, machine learning, neural networks, bayesian networksGSR, OGSR, security inks, glasses,WG2Substitute
Prof.drDiana Bulgaru Ilescu RomaniaAcademia/Research institution-Substitute
Prof.drAlexandra Enache RomaniaAcademia/Research institution-Substitute
Prof.drAndreja Samčović SerbiaAcademia/Research institutionWG1Substitute
DrDragosav Mutavdžić Institute for Multidisciplinary Res (Belgrade)SerbiaAcademia/Research institutionWG2Substitute
DrCarme BarrotUniversity of BarcelonaSpainAcademia/Research institutionfingermarksWG1Substitute
MrSergio Damas SpainIndustry-Substitute
MsNuria ROMEROFaculty of Medicine, BarcelonaSpainAcademia/Research institutionfingermarksWG1Substitute
Prof.dr Andy Becue University of LausanneSwitzerlandAcademia/Research institutionDetection and chemical imagingimpression evidence (fingermarks, …) and body fluidsWG1Substitute
Prof.dr J. EL Chaar Scuola universitaria professionale della Svizzera italiana SwitzerlandAcademia/Research institutionTechnologies for Digital Intelligence and Investigation.
interoperability by considering big data environment
WG2Substitute
MrJonathan VaughanCAST-Home OfficeUnited KingdomEnd userdigital and chemical imagingAllWG1Substitute
Prof.drLorna Dawson
JHIUnited KingdomAcademia/Research institutionImaging Technologies, GC MS, SEM EDS, ICP, XRDsoil, fingermarksWG1Substitute
DrAndrew Tetyuev Scienti. and Pract Centre State Forensic Examinat. CommitteeRepublic of BelarusEnd UserImaging technologiesDocuments, handwriting, toners, ink, fingerprints, glass, drugs, fiber, paint, petrol, oil, lubricants, car paint layers, components of vegetable and animal origin, biological samples (fluids, bones, tissues), face detection and identificationWG1Observer
Prof.drBoris Assanovich YK State University of Grodno, IS&T DeaprtmentRepublic of BelarusEnd UserImage processing and recognition. Security issues. WG2Observer
DrSebastiano BattiatoUniversity of CataniaItalyAcademia/Research institutionDigital images and video sequences acquired by different sources ( mobile, CCTTV, wearable); images in particular on visible, multi-spectral, infrared, depth, images. Computer Vision applicationsImage/video traces acuired by different sources (mobile, CCTV, social netwotk, wearable devices, dorne- camera, etc) ; biometric recognition (faces, gait, body-eight, etc.). WG2-
DrAldo Mattei ItalyAcademia/Research institutionInterested in any imaging technologies Fingermarks-
Prof.drRosina Celeste PonterioItalyAcademia/Research institution-
DrFabrizio Falchi ItalyAcademia/Research institutionComputer Science, Information Systems, Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Similarity Search, Multimedia, Data MiningImage/VideosWG2-
Prof.dr Giuseppe Amato ItalyAcademia/Research institutionMultimedia Information Retrieval, Image recognition, Similarity SearchingAll applicableWG2-
DrElisa RicciUniversity of Perugia & Fondazione Bruno KesslerItalyAcademia/Research institutionMulti-modal Imaging, Deep Learning, Machine learning for computer vision, Human behaviour analysis, 3D modelling.Any kind of traces left in images or videos (e.g. camera networks, mobile devices, thermal cameras). Vital signs. Fingermarks.WG2-
MrAlessandro deBernardis Raset criminalistica LtdItalyIndustryBroad interests (lincensing)fingermarks-
MrMartino Jerian ItalyIndustryForensic Image And Video Enhancement, Analysis and Authentication.Images and videos-
Prof.drGerardo Costabile ItalyIndustryTechnologies for Digital Intelligence and Investigation.digital forensics analysis, best practices applied in LEA's and corporate environment, investigations-
Prof.drMarcel dePuit Netherlands Forensic Institute NetherlandsEnd userchemical imagingFingermarks and blood-
Prof.dr Garry CorthalsUniversity of AmsterdamNetherlandsAcademia/Research institutionMALDI, data/knowledge integrationMost (though not explored so far)-
Prof.drMaurice Aalders Forensic Technical SolutionsNetherlandsIndustrySpectral ImagingInterested in boidly fluids-
Prof.drPilar Bermejo BarreraUniv. Santiago de CompostelaSpainAcademia/Research institutionUse of quantum dots for sensors development and imaging applicationsDevelopment of sensing materials (and applications) for recognising organic and inorganic substances of forensic interest. Use of chemometrics for data interpretation.WG2-
Prof.drManuel Rodríguez-Martín Catholic University of AvilaSpainAcademia/Research institutionDigital images, video, 3D-reconstruction technologies and thermographyImage processing. Sensors. 3D scanning technolgies (laser scanning, structured light, macro-photogrammetry) Thermography applied to forensic tasks.WG1-
DrJosep De Alcaraz FossoulUniversity of BarcelonaSpainAcademia/Research institutionfingermarksWG1-
Dr Paco MartinezSpainAcademia/Research institutionOptical 3D profilometry, Atomic Force Microscopy, Raman Spectroscopy, mechanical profilometry--
MrsValentina PiffarettiMelaniSwitzerlandIndustrySwiss national body that deals with Reporting and Analysis of security of computer systems and Internet MELANI is a Swiss national body that deals with Reporting and Analysis of security of computer systems and the Internet and protection of critical national infrastructures.WG2-
DrSimone Poggi OSA-TECHSwitzerlandIndustryDigital Forensics, Technology for Smart Profiling of Digital Forensics CrimesOSA-TECH Group is a Swiss leader company active in the area of ICT which offers service activities in the following domains: Informatics, Cloud computing, Web services, Security, Domotics and automation, Datacentre, and Digital forensics.WG2-
DrT. Bassindale
Sheffield Hallam UniversityUnited KingdomAcademia/Research institutionMALDIhairWG1-
DrM. Islam
Teesside UniversityUnited KingdomAcademia/Research institutionHyperspectral Imagingbiological fluids-bloodWG1-
DrNunzianda Frascione
King's College LondonUnited KingdomAcademia/Research institutionBiosensor Imagingbiological fluidsWG1-
DrM. Bailey
University of SurreyUnited KingdomAcademia/Research institutionTrace element and molecular imaging using ion beams and ambient mass spectrometryfingermarks, gun shot residues, documentsWG1-
DrMatt AtkineheadJHIUnited KingdomAcademia/Research institutionHyperspectral ImagingAllWG1-
Dr Elzbieta Mackiewicz Lodz University of Technology PolandAcademia/Research institutionelemental analysis by ICP mass spectrometry (analysis of total volume of sample) and by Laser Ablation (surface analysis, spatial analysis depth profiling - depth-resolved analysis of multilayered samples), elemental and molecular analysis by ToF-SIMS (time-of-fligh secondary ion mass spectrometry)Fingerprints, toners, GSRs, papers, documents, ink samples (covering materials including paste and gel pens), tobacco samples, car paint layers, hair samplesWG1-
Prof.drJerzy Silberring University of Science and Technology KrakowPolandAcademia/Research institutionmass spectrometry, novel ion sources for drugs analysis operating at ambient pressure. Fast electrochemical generation of drug metabolites. Electrochemical "production" of intermediate products for chemical synthesis. Capillary LC/MS, biochemical techniques; MS imaging using DESI. Cell culture facility (neuronal cells) for toxicity testing; proteomics. Body fluids (blood, urine, CSF), solid/liquid/gas samples; human, synthetic plant origin (e.g. legal highs, marijuana)WG1-
DrMarcin Kowalski,Inst. Optoelectronics, Military Uni. Of Technol. Warsaw PolandAcademia/Research institutionimage processing, multi-spectral imaging, pattern recognition, biometrics, imaging sensors, image fusionmultispectral facial images, face mimics, videos of the crowdWG2-
Prof.drRytis Maskeliunas LituaniaAcademia/Research institutionCell culture forensics. Automated tracing and detection of cells, cell level contamination, bio markers, bio tracing, cross contamination, detection of mutated cells.Possible usage: Automated detection of Biological contamination. Alternatively: Comparison of imaging data, detecting and mining semantically important regionsCell segmentation, time-lapse microscopyWG1
Prof.drVidas Raudonis LituaniaAcademia/Research institutionCell culture forensics. Automated tracing and detection of cells, cell level contamination, bio markers, bio tracing, cross contamination, detection of mutated cells.Possible usage: Automated detection of Biological contamination. Alternatively: Comparison of imaging data, detecting and mining semantically important regionsAlso image comparison, feature processing and semantic segmentationWG1

 

 

 

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