Keynote Address - Rosalind W. Picard, Sc.D, FIEEE

Rosalind W. Picard is founder and director of the Affective Computing Research Group at the MIT Media Laboratory, faculty chair of MIT’s Mind+Hand+Heart initiative, co-founder of Affectiva, providing emotion AI technology to help measure and communicate emotion, and co-founder and Chief Scientist of Empatica, improving lives with clinical-quality wearable sensors and analytics. Picard is the author of over two hundred and fifty peer-reviewed scientific articles. She is known internationally for authoring the book, Affective Computing, which is credited for launching the field by that name. She holds a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and Masters and Doctorate degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. Picard is an active inventor with over a dozen patents: her group's inventions have been twice named to "top ten" lists, including the New York Times Magazine's Best Ideas of 2006 for their Social Cue Reader used in autism, and 2011's Popular Science Top Ten Inventions for a Mirror that Monitors Vital Signs. Picard’s lab at MIT creates new technologies to better understand, predict, and regulate emotion in service of better human health and well being.
Friday, May 11, 2018: 9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Grote Zaal (de Doelen ICC Rotterdam)