Professor Hany Farid

Dartmouth College Computer Science Department

Hany Farid holds the William H. Neukom 1964 Distinguished Professor of Computational Science endowed chair at Dartmouth College and is the Director of the Neukom Institute for Computational Science. Farid’s expertise includes computer vision, digital forensics, image analysis, and human perception. His current projects include digital art authentication and digital video forensics.

Farid is a leading researcher and contributor to the field of digital forensics and is currently developing digital forensics software to identify manipulated digital images. He leads the Image Science Group at Dartmouth whose research focuses on digital forensics, image analysis, computer vision, and human perception. He is also a member of the Institute for Security, Technology, and Society (ISTS) at Dartmouth. Farid has provided consulting services to diverse clientele including federal law enforcement agencies and science journals in order to authenticate images. He has been featured in BusinessWeek, the New York Times, and ABC News.

Hany Farid received his B.S. from the University of Rochester and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.

Selected Publications
• Farid, H. “A Survey of Image Forgery Detection,” IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 26:2 (2009) 16-25.
• Farid, H. “Digital Image Forensics,” Scientific American, 298:6 (2008) 66-71.
Johnson, M K and H Farid, “Exposing Digital Forgeries in Complex Lighting Environments,” IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 2:3 (2007) 450-461.
• Johnson, M K and H Farid, “Exposing Digital Forgeries Through Specular Highlights on the Eye,” 9th International Workshop on Information Hiding, Saint Malo, France (2007).
• Lyu, S, D Rockmore, and H Farid, “A Digital Technique for Art Authentication,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 101:49 (2004) 17006-17010.