saurav bhattacharyya - profile

Current Roles and Consulting Capacities

  • Technology consultancy, international standards liaison for embedded technologies in general and in the vertical areas of biometrics and intelligent transportation systems; Technology and solution architecting for high value projects in these areas.
  • R&D inputs and directions to benefit discerning companies on the basis of current technology trends and with the know-how of current state-of-the-art in the above areas.
  • Technical due diligence services for Intellectual Property & Business Incubation Services to Investors and other public/private companies.
  • Wide links with ISO committee members of Biometrics and Intelligent Transport Systems in the US, UK, Europe, Russia, Israel, Australia, Japan, and Korea.
  • Representing biometric technologies in enterprise markets; Advisory roles to biometric companies on privacy issues and policies for market acceptance and keeping in line with regulatory and legal requirements.

Honorary Appointments And Memberships

  • Biometrics Technical Committee (BTC), Infocomm Technology Standards Committee (ITSC), Singapore
    • Chair, Biometric Data Interchange Formats-Working Group since 2004
    • Member of BTC, ITSC since 2003;
  • Intelligent Transportation Society (ITS) (Singapore)
    • Council Member & Assistant Secretary, since 2005
  • Security & Privacy Standards Technical Committee: Technology Privacy Work Group, ITSC, Singapore
    • Member , since 2004
  • Nominated Duties for ISO/IEC JTC 1: SC37
    • Expert to ILO for reviewing test reports on conformance, performance, and interoperability for Finger minutia templates
    • Member of special group discussion to provide a comprehensive response on behalf of ISO/IEC JTC 1:SC37:WG4 to address ITU-T SG17 Q.8 pertaining to  biometrics and security
  • Representation as a Singapore Delegate to the following ISO Meetings :
    • ISO/IEC JTC 1: SC37: South Africa, 27, June 05, July, 2005.
    • ISO TC204: ITS: WG1: Singapore, 1-3 June, 2005.
  • Intelligent Transportation System Protem Committee, ITSC, Singapore (in the process of being setup, ITSC, Singapore)
    • Member, since 2005

Invited Presentations & Lectures

  • Invited Presentation at the Biometrics Seminar at Global Entrepolis Singapore, September, 2005
  • Invited Presentation & Panelist at Biometrics World 2005, April 27-28, 2005
  • Biometric Technical Committee Meeting on Voice Authentication, 26th August 2004.
  • Guest Lecture at the Focus Seminar on Embedded Systems, 9th March 2002.
  • Lectured on special topics at the M.Sc. Course on Embedded Systems at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. 2003, 2004.
  • One day lecture on special topics in Principles of Embedded Systems as a part of a professional course to Industry.
  • Numerous other conference presentations.

List of Publications