Dr. Rosalind Picard Among 30 Most Innovative Women

Dr. Rosalind Picard, Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT and 2016 WEAR Conference speaker, was recognized by The Best Masters Degrees in the World as one of the 30 Most Innovative Women Professors Alive Today.

From the site:

Rosalind Picard is the innovative professor behind “affective computing,” a new field which deals with the importance of emotion in intelligence and the possible effects of emotion recognition by robots and wearable computers. Picard’s groundbreaking work has led to advancements in autism research and the development of devices to help humans recognize the minutiae of human emotion. Picard is Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT, though she is also the founder and director of Affective Computing Research Group at MIT, co-director of Things That Think Consortium, and co-founder of the start-ups Affectiva and Empatica.

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