Prof. Dr. Björn W. Schuller is a Full Professor and Chair of Embedded Intelligence for Health Care and Wellbeing at the University of Augsburg/Germany, Reader (Associate Professor) at Imperial College London/UK, CEO of audEERING GmbH – an Audio Intelligence company based in the Starnberg five lake site area – Germany, and permanent Visiting Professor at Harbin Institute of Technology/China.
Previously, he was Chair of Complex and Intelligent Systems and Chair of Sensor Systems at the University of Passau/Germany, Adjunct Teaching Professor and Head of the Machine Intelligence and Signal Processing Group at Technical University of Munich/Germany, besides multiple further stations of his career such as at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) near Paris/France, Joanneum Research in Graz/Austria, or the University of Geneva/Switzerland.
He published five books, more than 100 journal articles and more than 500 further scientific publications leading to more than 16000 citations (h-index equals 63). He is the Editor in Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, General Chair of IEEE ACII 2019, and Program Chair of Interspeech 2019 besides a multitude of further commitment to the community.
The World Economic Forum honoured him as one of 40 outstanding scientists under 40 in 2015 and 2016. In 2017 his company won the Digital Marketing Innovation World Cup. He is a PI in more than 10 European Projects and consults global enterprises such as Huawei or Samsung.
At VISUM 2018, Prof. Dr. Björn W. Schuller will speak on Affective Computing.