Ginevra CastellanoProfessor in Intelligent Interactive Systems
Department of Information Technlogy
Uppsala University, Sweden
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February 2020: Since 01/02/2020 I am a Professor in Intelligent Intelligent Interactive Systems, Department of Information Technology, Uppsala University.
November 2019: I chaired the Human-Robot Interaction User Studies subcommitte at the Program Committee meeting of HRI 2020.
September 2019: I am the recipient of the 10 year Technical Impact Award at the ACM Internaltional Conference on Multimodal
Interaction (ICMI) 2019, for my paper "Detecting user engagement with a
robot companion using task and social interaction-based features"
published in 2009.
September 2019: I am a co-PI of the project "The ethics and social consequences of AI & caring robots. Learning trust, empathy and accountability”, recently funded by the Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation, Sweden.September 2019: I will be a Program Chair of the next International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, which will take place in Nara, Japan, in September 2021.
June 2019: I will chair the Human-Robot Interaction User Studies subcommittee at HRI 2020
Fabruary 2019: I have been appointed an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing
November 2018: I gave a talk at TEDxUppsalaUniversity 2018 titled Can we bond with social robots?
October 2018: I gave a keynote talk at SweCog 2018 titled Humanness vs Robotness: Building Socially Engaging Interactions with Robots
September 2018: I gave an invited talk at the SMART Summer School on Computational Social and Behavioural Sciences 2018, titled Learning robot’s social behaviours: overview and implications for human-robot interaction design