Hareesh Mandalapu

Hareesh Mandalapu

Position:  PhD researcher
Office:  D19 room 2.01
Email:  hareesh.mandalapu-at- {h-da.de, crisp-da.de}
Telephone: +49 6151 1630191

Hareesh Mandalapu received his bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering in April 2013 from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) in Anantapur, India. He pursued Master of Technology (MTech) in Computer Science from University of Hyderabad, India in June 2015 and Master of Science (MSc) in Erasmus Mundus Master Course CIMET (Color in Informatics and Media Technology) in July 2017. Currently he is a PhD researcher of da/sec group at the Center for Research in Security and Privacy (CRISP). His current research work include Presentation Attack Detection in Iris Biometrics and Audio Visual Speaker recognition.

Research Interests

  • Presentation Attack Detection
  • Iris Biometrics
  • Audio Visual Biometrics
  • Deep Learning


  • MSc:  Real-Time Tracking of Surgical Tools Using LED Adaptive Markers.
  • MTech: Print-Scan Resilient Watermarking in Color Images using Support Vector Machines (SVM).