FMS Biographical Information

Dr. Catalin Grigoras, co-author of the Encyclopedia of Forensic Science 2nd Ed. chapters on "Audio Enhancement and Authentication" and "Digital Imaging Enhancement and Authentication" (2013). For a complete list of Depositions and Courtroom Testimony within the last 4 years, please contact FMS.

Catalin Grigoras, PhD - Curriculum Vitae (pdf).

Dr. Grigoras is a digital signal processing engineer with over 25 years of experience in media forensics. Grigoras is Director of the National Center for Media Forensics at the University of Colorado Denver where his research encompasses digital signal processing in forensic multimedia, including digital recording authentication, audio/image analysis, enhancement, and automatic speaker recognition. His research into digital signal processing has resulted in advanced methods to authenticate digital audio/video recordings and semiautomatic systems for forensic speaker recognition.

Grigoras was chairman of the European Network of Forensic Science Institutes - Forensic Speech and Audio Analysis Working Group between 2007-2009. He is a member of the Audio Engineering Society Technical Committee on Audio Forensics and the International Association of Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics. He has published numerous forensic audio/video articles and is a co-author of Best Practice Guidelines for ENF Analysis in Forensic Authentication of Digital Evidence (2009).