Zakia Hammal, PhD

Research Associate
Carnegie Mellon University
zakia_hammal@yahoo.fr

http://www.pitt.edu/~emotion/ZakiaHammal.html

Zakia Hammal était stagiaire postdoctorale au BRAMS, Université de Montréal de 2009 à 2010; elle travaillait avec Prof. Sylvie Hébert sur la dyslexie musicale. 

Zakia Hammal has an engineer degree in computer science, a master in algorithmic and artificial intelligence and did her PhD on computer science (image and signal processing) at the University of Grenoble in France. Her main research topics include Segmentation and analysis of facial features, Human-Machine Interaction, multimodal HMI, affective computing, e-learning tools, intelligent systems, pattern recognition, machine learning, data analysis and face perception. Her main achievements to date are the development of automatic facial feature segmentation algorithms, automatic gaze direction estimation, and an automatic facial expression classification system (see external website for publications).