Oleg Komogortsev


Oleg Komogortsev, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Computer Science
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas 78666

Office: Nueces 261
Office Hours: TBD
Phone: (512) 245 - 0349
Fax: (512) 245-8750


Research interests: cybersecurity (biometrics), human computer interaction, eye tracking, bioengineering, interdiciplinary research.


Research Positions Available:

08/28/13: Postoctoral position is available in the area of eye movement-driven biometrics.[Details].


08/23/13 - I was awarded Texas State University's Presidential Awards for Excellence in Scholarly and Creative Activities. This Presidential Awards is intended to recognize and reward superior scholarly/creative activities, to provide models of excellence for fellow faculty, and to encourage all faculty to continue to perform, improve and advance their scholarly/creative activities.

08/19/13 - Together with University of Washington we have been invited to submit a paper to the SPIE (the international society for optics and photonics) Newsroom. The paper can be viewed here.

08/04/13 - I was invited as an invited speaker to talk about Ocular Biometrics at the 2013 Biometric Consortium Conference & Biometric Technology Expo link.

07/17/13 - GeekWire publishes a news article about the eye movement-driven biometrics research conducted in collaboration with University of Washington, Seattle.

07/15/13 - A paper about application of Complex Oculomotor Behavior (COM) to person identification is accepted to the IEEE Sixth International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS 2013). The paper can be viewed here.

07/09/13 - ACM Transactions on Applied Perception accept our journal paper on Oculomotor Plant modelling and its application to biometrics domain. The paper can be viewed here.

04/01/13 - Texas State University publishes a video about my research as a part of the "Your world. Our research" campaign.

03/24/13 - Texas State University publishes a news article about my research in the Rising Stars category.

02/20/13 - I became an editor of the IEEE Biometric Council Newsletter .

02/20/13 - I became an video and technical demo chair at the ACM SIGCHI SIGRAPH Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications (ETRA 2014).

02/20/13 - Three papers were accepted to the IEEE/IARP International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2013). The papers can be viewed here.

01/08/13 - Livescience posts video about biometric research conducted in the HCI lab.

11/07/12 - awarded NSF CAREER grant titled "CAREER: Secure and Trustworthy Ocular Biometrics?

10/16/12 - national news (NBC, Discovery, Yahoo, Gizmodo, and approximately 30 others) coverage of the research work conducted in the lab. Search for "eye movements password" in a search engine.

09/12/12 - awarded NIST grant titled "Secure Person Authentication via Oculomotor Plant Characteristics and Iris Data?

03/31/12 - awarded best paper award for the paper titled "Biometric Authentication via Oculomotor Plant Characteristic" at IEEE/IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2012).

03/30/12 - undergraduate student Corey Holland awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to obtain his graduate degree at Texas State.



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