Webinar on Forensic Facial Reconstruction by IMS Law College | November 15, 2021

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Webinar on Forensic Facial Reconstruction

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IMS Law College is organising a webinar on Forensic Facial Reconstruction on November 15, 2021, at 04:00 PM IST.

About the Organizer/College/University

IMS Law College, Noida which was established in 2004, is the first law college in Gautam Buddha Nagar to have started B.A., LL.B. 5-year degree programme. The college is known for its academic excellence and value-added education. It caters to 5-year law degree courses like B.A., LL.B., B.Com., LL.B. and LL.B. 3-year degree course to the aspirants to be legal professionals. It imparts world-class education in the discipline of law.

IMS-Noida has also collaborations with several Universities overseas and seeks to imbibe a global mindset into its students. Most importantly, there is also a strong focus on research and IMS encourages its faculty and students to undertake consultancy projects with corporates.

About Webinar on Forensic Facial Reconstruction

In this webinar, Mark Watke would discuss his research into forensic art and face prediction through integrating quantitative data components with digital methods for craniofacial reconstruction. His research reveals 30 areas in which current, digital forensic art methods produce 3D models outside documented ranges of anatomical data. His presentation would illustrate the need for quantitative anatomical data when reconstructing the muscles of facial expression, deep and superficial fat compartments, subcutaneous fat, masticatory muscles, eyes, nose, and nasal cartilages for facial prediction and identification.

Target Audience

  • Law Students
  • Law School Faculty Members
  • Legal Professionals
  • Research Scholars
  • Anyone interested in Forensics

About the Speaker

While the discipline of forensic art is already more than a century old, a degree program in the fusion of forensic science and art was only introduced to academic university curricula about a decade ago with the advent of the Master of Science course in Forensic Art & Facial Imaging at the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification at the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK. During this same time period, Mark Watke has blended his interests in anatomy with his passion for art.

As a craniofacial anatomist working in criminalistics, he has focused on the soft tissues that create the uniqueness of the human face. Recently he completed the Master of Science in Forensic Art & Facial Imaging where he conducted a comparative study of two procedures using 3D anatomical models in craniofacial reconstruction: a classical method and his own quantitative anatomically-based approach. The study confirmed that using quantitative anatomical data produced 3D models that improved craniofacial reconstruction accuracy and increased the likelihood of successful identification.

Since completing the requirements for the MSc degree, he has been conducting further research in the quantitative dimensions of the soft tissue components of the human face. Mark Watke completed the MSc in Forensic Art & Facial Imaging at the University of Dundee, UK, the Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in Art at Augusta University, US, and a Certificate in Web Page Design at Aiken Technical College, US.

Registration Details

Registration Link: Click Here

Note: After successful completion of the registration, you will receive the MS Teams meeting ID link in the inbox of your given mail ID.

Registration is FREE OF COST and E-certificates will be provided to all the participants.

Registration Deadline

14 November 2021 before 11:59 PM

Contact Information

Prof Govind Prasad Goyal (Convener): +91 9971 129012

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Reported By: Prof Govind Prasad Goyal

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