Dr. Hatice Gunes is a Senior Lecturer in the University of Cambridge’s Computer Laboratory. Prior to that she led the Affective and Human Computing Lab at Queen Mary University of London.
Her research expertise is in the areas of affective computing and social signal processing that lie at the crossroad of computer vision, signal processing, machine learning, multimodal interaction and human-robot interaction. She has published over 80 papers in these areas (Google scholar citations 2200, H-index=22).
She contributed to advance the state of the art to real-time, dimensional and continuous prediction and recognition of head gestures, facial and bodily affect, and personality, and received awards for Outstanding Paper (IEEE FG’11), Quality Reviewer (IEEE ICME’11), Best Demo (IEEE ACII’09) and Best Student Paper (VisHCI’06).
Dr. Gunes is the President-Elect of the Association for the Advancement of Affective Computing and serves on the Steering Committee of IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing.