Gangtok, 04 Oct:
Sikkim scholar, Noorjahan Khatoon, a research scholar at the Department of Computer Science & Engineering [CSE] at Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology [SMIT], successfully defended her PhD thesis on 19 Sept.
A press release issued by Sikkim Manipal University informs that Ms Khatoon did her research under the supervision of former Associate Director [Academics], SMIT, Professor [Dr] MK Ghose.
The title of her thesis is “Multimodal Biometrics Using Face, Iris and Conjunctival Vasculature”. She has been recommended for award of degree by the Board of Examiners of SMU. The Doctor of Philosophy will be awarded to her during the forthcoming convocation of the university.
As part of her research work, Ms Khatoon worked on feature extraction, fusion and feature subset selection from the biometric traits pertaining to face, iris and conjunctival vasculature for multimodal biometrics.
She is currently working as a Senior Lecturer at the Department of General Science & Computer Engineering in Advanced Technical Training Center [ATTC], Bardang, East Sikkim.
Born to Safir Ahmed and Sarifan Begum of Gangtok, East Sikkim, Ms Khatoon did her schooling from Paljor Namgyal Girls Senior Secondary School and completed her Masters in Computer Application from Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.