Kiran Raja is a researcher and associate professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He also holds a technical director position in the biometrics company Mobai.
Previously he worked as a researcher and developer at various companies in India and the US. He has been responsible for the development and management of various research and development activities in the 7th EU research program, and Large-scale Face Biometrics (LFB) funded by the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) and Norwegian ID Center (NID).
He is a board member of the European Association for Biometrics and a senior member of IEEE. He has been given best paper awards at various security and biometric conferences and participated in various program committees, conferences, and journals. He serves in the Norwegian standardization body on Biometrics for WG3 in ISO/IEC JTC1 SC37.