Welcome!

This is the web presence of the biometrics and internet security research group da/sec. The group is affiliated with Hochschule Darmstadt and the National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity (ATHENE) and is led by Prof. Dr. Christoph Busch and Prof. Dr. Christian Rathgeb. The focus of the group is on highly innovative and applied IT security research in the special fields of biometrics and digital forensics.

Our current research topics include:
  • Fingerprint recognition
  • Face recognition
  • Iris recognition
  • Gait recognition
  • Vein recognition
  • Speaker recognition
  • Biometric sample quality
  • Biometric template protection
  • Presentation attack detection
  • Algorithmic fairness in biometrics

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