Arun Vemury

Arun Vemury

Program Manager, People Screening, Science and Technology Directorate

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Mr. Vemury oversees a portfolio of innovative projects designed to transform traveler screening, inspection, and facilitation processes for the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and the Department’s mission components in CBP, TSA, and elsewhere. His projects have included a number of R&D activities to facilitate implementation of iris and face recognition technologies and to improve cutting-edge image techniques to develop the next generation of fingerprint scanner technologies. He has received multiple government awards for his contributions in the development of the Department’s entry/exit system. Prior to joining DHS, he was a government contractor supporting biometrics and identity management projects. He completed his undergraduate work in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland and his graduate degree in computer engineering at the George Washington University. He has co-authored multiple technical articles on various aspects of biometric technologies.