Gregory Fiumara has been a Computer Scientist with NIST's Image Group since 2008. He leads NIST's fingerprint technology evaluations, including MINEX, PFT, SlapSeg, and ELFT. Greg is an active software developer and systems administrator in the group, maintaining and contributing to open source projects such as NFIQ 2 and Biometric Evaluation framework, the latter earning him a U.S. Department of Commerce Silver Medal in 2014. He actively contributes to the development of biometric and identity standards, including serving as the editor for ISO/IEC 29794-4. In 2020, Greg established a new focus area for biometric forensic science in the NIST Special Programs Office, helping to advance metrology that directly impacts practitioners.
U.S. Department of Commerce Silver Medal Award for Exceptional Service. "For creating an unprecedented biometric evaluation capability that accelerated forensic standards development and innovation in biometric technology." (2014)