Björn Schuller received his Diploma degree, in 1999, his Ph.D. degree, in 2006, and his Habilitation degree in the subject area of signal processing and machine intelligence, all in electrical engineering and information technology, from the Munich University of Technology (TUM), Munich, Germany. At the present time, Schuller serves as a Professor at the University of Passau, Passau, Germany. He has also served as a tenured Faculty Member and the Head of the Machine Intelligence and Signal Processing (MISP) Group at TUM, Munich, Germany, since 2006, and as a part-time Senior Lecturer at the Machine Learning Department, Imperial College London, London, UK, since 2013. Since 2013, Schuller has also been a permanent Visiting Professor at the Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China. In 2013, he became a Visiting Professor at the Université de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland. Schuller currently serves as an Expert Consultant of Joanneum Research, Institute for Information and Communication, Graz, Austria. In 2011, he was a Guest Lecturer at the Università Politecnica delle Marche (UNIVPM), Ancona, Italy, and a Visiting Researcher in the Machine Learning Research Group of NICTA, Australia. Schuller authored and coauthored 5 books and more than 340 publications in more than 20 peer-reviewed books and more than 50 journals and conference proceedings in the field leading to more than 4,500 citations (h-index: 34). Schuller was also a Cofounding Member, a Secretary of the steering committee, and a Guest Editor and he still serves as an Associate Editor for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Best known are his works in advancing machine intelligence, audiovisual signal processing, and affective computing.
Biography Updated on 23 December 2013