Hatice Gunes received her Ph.D. degree in computing sciences from University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia, in September 2007. She is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Imperial College London, UK and an Honorary Associate of UTS. At Imperial College, she has worked on SEMAINE, a European Union (EU-FP7) award winning project that aims to build a multimodal dialogue system which can interact with humans via a virtual character and react appropriately to the user's nonverbal behavior, and MAHNOB that aims at multimodal analysis of human naturalistic nonverbal behaviour. She (co)authored over 45 technical papers in the areas of affective computing, visual and multimodal information analysis and processing, human-computer interaction, machine learning, and pattern recognition. Dr. Gunes is a Guest Editor of Special Issues in The International Journal of Synthetic Emotions and Image and Vision Computing Journal, a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for International Journal of Computer Vision and Signal Processing and the book Affective Computing and Interaction (IGI Global, 2011), a cochair of the EmoSPACE Workshop at IEEE FG 2011, and a reviewer for numerous journals and conferences in her areas of expertise. She was a recipient of both the Australian Government International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) and the UTS Faculty of IT Research Training Stipend from 2004 to 2007. She is a member of the IEEE, the ACM, and the HUMAINE Association.
Biography Updated on 28 August 2011