• Continual Learning for Affective Computing. Nikhil Churamani,  University of Cambridge.
  • Fantastic Faces: Where to Find Them and How to Understand ThemYiming Lin, Imperial College London.
  • Individual Motor Signatures: from human perception to biometric applicationsAlexandre Coste, University of Montpellier.
  • Zero-Shot Learning for Gesture RecognitionNaveen Madapana, Purdue University.
  • Self-Supervised Deformation Modeling for Facial Expression Editing, ShahRukh Athar, Stony Brook University.
  • Towards an Estimation of Internal State Through Dense, Multi-Modal Representation Learning: Progress and Future WorkMatthew Vowels, University of Surrey.
  • Automated Facial Action Unit Recognition using Local Relationships and Multimodal DataNagashri Lakshminarayana, University at Buffalo.
  • Impact of Age on Emotion RecognitionRahatul Jannat, University of South Florida.
  • Multi-modal Emotion and Facial Action Analysis. Xiaotian Li, Binghamton University.
  • Facial Expression Recognition in the presence of Speech. Ali Salman, University of Texas at Dallas.
  • Affective Computation Based on Multi-modality Learning and FusionXiang Zhang, State University of New York at Binghamton.
  • Automatic Face Understanding via Big DataJoseph Robinson, Northeastern University.



  • Submission deadline: 2nd March, 2020
  • Notification of acceptance: 23th March, 2020
  • Doctoral consortium date: 16th November, 2020



For further questions, please contact the Doctoral Consortium Chairs (

  • Maru Cabrera, University of Washington, USA
  • Mariella Dimiccoli, Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial, Spain