K.S. Fu Prize 2008 awarded to Prof. Anil K. Jain

It is our pleasure to announce that the recipient of the K.S. Fu Prize 2008 is Prof. Anil K. Jain from Michigan State University.

The citation for the prize is:

“For pioneering contributions to the theory and practice of pattern recognition, to computer vision, and design of biometric systems.”

Professor Jain will receive his prize at the next ICPR 2008 that will take place at the Tampa Convention Center on December 8-11, 2008. The K.S. Fu ceremony and lecture have been scheduled at 09:30-10:30 on Monday December 8, 2008.

Congratulations to Professor Jain on this achievement.

Denis Laurendeau

IAPR Secretary