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Carlos Busso, PhD


PhD Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California


Carlos Busso is an Associate Professor at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). He received his Ph.D (2008) from University of Southern California (USC). He was selected by the School of Engineering of Chile as the best electrical engineer graduated in 2003 across Chilean universities. At USC, he received a provost doctoral fellowship from 2003 to 2005 and a fellowship in Digital Scholarship from 2007 to 2008. At UTD, he leads the Multimodal Signal Processing (MSP) laboratory []. He is a recipient of an NSF CAREER Award in 2015. In 2014, he received the ICMI Ten-Year Technical Impact Award. He received the best paper award at the AAAC ACII 2017. He also received the Hewlett Packard Best Paper Award at the IEEE ICME 2011 (with J. Jain). He is the co-author of the winner paper of the Classifier Sub-Challenge event at the Interspeech 2009 emotion challenge. At UTD, we received the Jonsson School Senior (Assoc. Professor) Research Award in 2016. His student N. Li received third prize IEEE ITSS Best Dissertation Award in 2015. His research interests are in digital signal processing, speech and video processing, affective computing and multimodal interfaces. His group has made important contributions in analysis, recognition, perception and synthesis of human emotion. He has served in the organizing committee of different international conferences including ACII 2017 (General Chair), Intespeech 2016 (Publication Chair), IEEE VCIP 2017 (Program Chair), ACM ICMI 2016 (Program Chair), IEEE FG 2015 (Doctoral Consortium Chair), and IEEE ICME 2014 (Publication Chair).

Research Interests

Signals and Systems