As Associate Director of the National Center for Media Forensics, Smith has the pleasure of helping build the foundation for strengthening forensic sciences in the U.S. through the Center’s education and research programs. Smith’s research areas include the forensic authentication of recorded media, forensic speaker recognition, and the evolving synergy that exists amongst the Digital and Multimedia Evidence disciplines. He is a member of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) as Chair of the Technical Committee on Audio Forensics and Chair of the Colorado Section of the AES. He also sits on the Program Committee of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) and is a member of the Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Video Association International (LEVA). He works closely with law enforcement as an associate member of the Scientific Working Group on Digital Evidence (SWGDE) and a member of the Audio Committee. Smith is an alumnus of CU Denver.