Philadelphia/South Jersey Regional Alumni Reception with Professor Nasir Memon

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm EDT

Professor Nasir Memon

Join us in Philadelphia for a special event exclusively for Poly alumni.

Poly's own Dr. Nasir Memon will be in the area presenting at the 10th Annual International Workshop on Digital Forensic and Watermarking and will be hosting a casual networking reception at Fork: etc (Best of Philly for the 14th Year!) in Old City Philadelphia.

Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to network, re-connect with old friends and hear about all of the wonderful things happening at NYU Poly!


Nasir Memon is a recognized expert in the field of computer and network security. Memon is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and director of the Information Systems and Internet Security (ISIS) laboratory at NYU-Poly (http://isis.poly.edu).

His other research interests include digital forensics, data compression and multimedia computing and security.

Memon earned a Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Science in Mathematics from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) in Pilani, India in 1981. He received a Master of Science in Computer Science and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Nebraska in 1989 and 1992, respectively.

He has published over 200 articles in journals and conference proceedings and holds four patents in image compression and security with six more pending application.  He has won several awards including the National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award and the Jacobs Excellence in Education Award from NYU-Poly. He has been a principal investigator or co-principal investigator on research and education grants exceeding $10 million. 

He has appeared on NBC Nightly News as an expert on steganography and his research has been featured in The New York Times, MIT Review, Wired.Com, and New Science Magazine.

He is currently the editor-in-chief of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineer’s (IEEE) Transactions on Information Security and Forensics. He was an associate editor for IEEE’s Transactions on Image Processing, the Journal of Electronic Imaging, the ACM Multimedia Systems Journal, the LNCS Transaction on Data Hiding, IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, and the International Journal on Network Security.

Memon is the co-founder of Digital Assembly and Vivic Networks, two early-stage start-ups in NYU-Poly's business incubators.