Best paper award

  • Environmental Effects on Biometrics during Natural Human Decomposition: David Bolme, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Ryan Tokola, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Christopher Boehnen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Tiffany Saul, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Kelly Sauerwein, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Dawnie Steadman, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Runner up best paper award

  • Estimation of Visible Spectrum Faces from Polarimetric Thermal Faces: Benjamin Riggan, US Army Research Laboratory; Nathaniel Short, US Army Research Laboratory; Shuowen Hu,US Army Research Laboratory; Heesung Kwon, US Army Research Laboratory

nVIDIA Best Paper Award

  • Triplet Probabilistic Embedding for Face Verification and Clustering: Swami Sankaranarayanan, University of Maryland; Azadeh Alavi, University of Maryland; Carlos Castillo, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland, College Park; Rama Chellappa, University of Maryland

Best ​Poster ​Award​s​

  • RGB-D Face Recognition via Learning-based Reconstruction: Anurag Chowdhury, IIIT-Delhi; Soumyadeep Ghosh, IIIT-Delhi; Richa Singh, IIIT-Delhi; Mayank Vatsa, IIIT-Delhi
  • Active User Authentication for Smartphones: A Challenge Data Set and Benchmark Results: Upal Mahbub, University of Maryland College Park; Sayantan Sarkar, Center for Automation Research, University of Maryland; Vishal Patel, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Rama Chellappa, University of Maryland
  • Biometric Authentication Using Photoplethysmography Signals: Abhijit Sarkar, Virginia Tech; Lynn Abbott, Virginia Tech; Zachary Doerzaph, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
  • Adaptive Techniques for Intra-User Variability in Keystroke Dynamics: Hayreddin Ceker, University at Buffalo; Shambhu Upadhyaya, University at Buffalo

IBM Best Student Paper Award

  • Fastfood Dictionary Learning for Periocular-Based Full Face Hallucination: Felix Juefei-Xu, Carnegie Mellon University; Marios Savvides, Carnegie Mellon University​

Five Year Highest Impact Award for BTAS Paper​

  • J. Määttä, A. Hadid and M. Pietikäinen,​ ​Face Spoofing Detection from Single Images using Micro-texture Analysis, International Joint Conference on Biometrics, 2011

Best Reviewer Awards

  • Adams Kong
  • Andrew Jin
  • Carsten Gottschlich
  • Mark Nixon
  • Maria DeMarsico
  • Raymond Veldhius
  • Vitomir Struc