Nasir 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. His research interests include digital forensics, data compression, and multimedia computing and security.
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 more than 250 articles in journals and conference proceedings and holds more than a dozen patents in image compression and security. He has won several awards including best papers awards and educator awards. He has been a principal investigator or co-principal investigator on research and education grants exceeding $20 million.
He was the editor-in-chief of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineer’s (IEEE) Transactions on Information Security and Forensics. He has served on the editorial board of many journal and is currently on the editorial board of IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine.
He is an IEEE fellow and a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Signal Processing Society.