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Impression, Pattern & Trace Evidence

2016 NIJ Forensic Science Research and Development Symposium
Event Dates
Event Duration
8 hours, 45 minutes

NIJ hosts the annual Forensic Science Research and Development Symposium so that you can learn about NIJ funded research across a variety of forensic science areas.

The NIJ Forensic Research and Development program funds basic or applied projects that will increase the body of knowledge to guide and inform forensic science policy and practice, or result in the production of useful materials, devices, systems, or methods that have the potential for forensic application.

In this recorded event, you will hear:

  • Welcome and Opening Remarks - Gerald LaPorte
  • Mobile, Automated Tool Mark Characterization/Comparison System - Scott Chumbley Award: IAA-2011-DN-R-0230
  • ACEware Latent Fingerprint Identification Research and Software Development - Austin Hicklin Award: 2013-R2-CX-K011
  • Isotope Analysis of Hair as a Trace Evidence Tool to Reconstruct Human Movements: Establishing the Effects of the "Human Ecosystem" on Strontium and Oxygen Isotope Ratios - Brett Tipple Award: 2013-DN-BX-K009

Watch also Forensic Biology & DNA from the 2016 event.

You also can view recordings of presentations from past events.


Date Created: March 22, 2016