*IEM-UEM* in Association with *_SMART Society, USA_* invites all Alumni, Students, Faculty and Staff to register for and attend IEM/UEM *FOREIGN DISTINGUISHED LECTURE*.
**Speaker* : Prof. Alessandro Vinciarelli, *University of Glasgow, UK*
*Topic:* “ An Introduction to Social AI: Understanding Social Behaviour through Nonverbal Behaviour Analysis”
*Date*: 7 th September, 2020
*Time*: 5:00 PM (IST)
*Link* : https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8223753648729651983
**Short* Bio* of Speaker:*
Alessandro is Full Professor at the School of *Computing Science and Associate Academic* of the Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology.
Before joining the *University of Glasgow* in 2010, Alessandro has been PhD student and Senior Researcher at the *Idiap Research Institute in Switzerland* (1999-2009) and System Developer for Accenture. He has published more than *150 scientific works (see his Google Scholar profile) and he has been PI and co-PI of 15* national and international projects funded by the European Commission, the Swiss National Science Foundation, The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, The Data Lab, the UK Research and Innovation agency and the Swiss Commission for Innovation and Technology. Furthermore, Alessandro is the *co-founder of Klewel* , a knowledge management company recognised with several national and international awards, and scientific advisor of Neurodata Lab, a top Emotion AI company. Last, but not least, Alessandro has chaired and co-chaired over *25 international scientific events and, in particular, he has been General Chair of the IEEE* International Conference on Social Computing in 2012 and of the ACM International Conference on Multimoda Interaction in 2017.
His main research interest is Social Signal Processing, the computing domain aimed at modelling, analysis and synthesis of nonverbal communication in human-human and human-machine interactions.
*Note* : After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. *All participants will receive a participation certificate after the webinar.*
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