Girija Chetty, PhD is an Assistant Professor and Head of Software Engineering discipline in Faculty of Information Sciences and Engineering in University of Canberra, Australia. She received her Bachelors and Masters(Research) degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from India, and Doctorate in Information Sciences and Engineering from Australia. She has several years of research, teaching and industry experience from India and Australia, and has led several research, development and consulting projects in the related areas. She has published over 80 research papers in peer-reviewed International Journals and Conferences, and serves on editorial and review panels for several Journals and Conferences, including Biometrics, Multimedia Intelligence and Security, and Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision. Her research interests include biometrics, image and video coding, pattern recognition, computer vision and artificial intelligence.