Vir V Phoha

Dr. Vir V. PhohaVir V Phoha, PhD

AAAS Fellow (2018) ; SDPS Fellow (2010)
ACM Distinguished Scientist (2008)

Professor of EE and CS, College of Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

Currently serving as an associate editor and a member of the editorial board of the ACM journal, ACM Digital Threats: Research and Practice (DTRAP); and as an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems (TCSS).

Email: vvphoha at

(1) “Highest Impact Award” IEEE CVPR 2018 Workshop on Biometrics. (Click to see the certificate.)   We are pleased to announce that your paper titled Context-Aware Active Authentication Using Smartphone Accelerometer Measurements’ presented during CVPR 2014 biometrics workshop has been selected for this award.”  (Quoted from email from the organizers of 2018 IEEE CVPR Workshop on Biometrics.) The award highlights the impact.

(2) Selected as a recipient (academic category) of the 2017 IEEE Region 1 Technological Innovation  Award. (Region 1 — Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey (Northern), New York, Rhode Island, Vermont.)

(3) DARPA grant funded.