Intergraf's Committee of Experts
Uwe Seidel

Scientific Director

Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) __ Germany


Uwe studied experimental physics and optics at the University of Jena and the York University, Toronto.

After some years in industry with the AGFA-Gevaert company, he joined the Forensic Science Institute of the German Federal Criminal Police Office (Bundeskriminalamt) as an ID document expert in 2000 and is now heading the BKA’s IT Forensics and Document section.

Uwe was actively involved in various projects dealing with the introduction of biometric technology into German travel documents, the development of the electronic ID card and recently, the new German EU passport. He is an active member of ICAO's New Technology Working Group and of the ICAO Technical Advisory Group TAG/TRIP.