The Student Society for the Advancement of Biometrics (SSAB) at WVU is the first student organization dedicated to the field of Biometrics - acquiring, processing, and and analyzing biological signals.
The society, formed in the fall semester of 2003, is composed of graduate and undergraduate students from the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. The organization has received a strong faculty involvement from the department as well. The purposes of this organization are to promote the advancement of biometrics on a student level, to help students in biometrics become involved in the professional world and to enhance the learning environment provided by WVU to outside the classroom. SSAB promotes student research, aids students in networking opportunities, and assists students in their transition from academia to the professional world.