Hany Farid

Albert Bradley 1915 Third Century Professor of Computer Science
Chair of Computer Science

Professor Farid's research focuses on digital forensics, image analysis, and human perception. His primary area of expertise is in developing techniques to analyze and authenticate digital content. He has also developed and deployed technology for combatting the global distribution of child exploitation and extremism-related material. At Dartmouth he teaches a range of classes from introductory computer science (COSC 1) to advanced-level courses.

Sudikoff 159
HB 6211
Cognitive Science
Computer Science
B.S. University of Rochester
M.S. State University of New York, Albany
Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT

Selected Publications

J. Dressel and H. Farid. The Accuracy, Fairness, and Limits of Predicting Recidivism, Science Advances, 4(1):eaao5580, 2018.

H. Farid. Reining in Online Abuses. Technology and Innovation, 2018.

H. Farid. Photo Forensics, MIT Press, 2016.

O. Holmes, M.S. Banks, and H. Farid. Assessing and Improving the Identification of Computer Generated Portraits. ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, 13(2):7:1-7:12, 2016.

S. Pittala, E. Whiting, and H. Farid. A 3-D Stability Analysis of Lee Harvey Oswald in the Backyard Photo. Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law, 10(3): 87-98, 2015. 

E. Kee, J. O’Brien, and H. Farid. Exposing Photo Manipulation from Shading and Shadows. ACM Transactions on Graphics, 33(5):165:1-165:21, 2014.

Speaking engagements

Digital Forensics: From Social Media to Social Impact, National Academy of Inventors, 2017 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndz7IewVPtc)

What's a Picture Worth, TEDx, 2011 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVOYInKgy8k)