Shiro Kumano, PhD


2017-Current: Senior Research Scientist, Human Information Science Laboratory, NTT Communication Science Laboratories
2016-2017: Honorary Research Associate, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London (UCL)
2009-2017: Research Scientist, Media Information Laboratory/Human Information Science Laboratory, NTT Communication Science Laboratories
2006-2009: PhD student, Sato Laboratory, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo

Academic activities

  • Association for the Advancement of Affective Computing (AAAC)
    • Conference committee (Nov. 2022-)
  • IEEE Trans. Affective Computing (TAFFC)
    • Associate Editor (Jan. 2024-)
  • Int’l Conf. Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII)
    • ACII 2021 & ACII 2022 General Co-Chair
    • ACII 2019 Industry & Sponsorship Co-Chair
    • ACII 2017, ACII 2019, ACII 2021, ACII 2022 Senior Program Committee Member
  • ACM Int’l Conf. Multimodal Interaction (ICMI)
    • ICMI 2024 Blue Sky Paper Chair
    • ICMI 2018, 2020, 2022, 2023, 2024 Senior Program Committee Member
  • AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence
    • AAAI 2022, Senior Program Committee Member
  • Reviewers at many conferences/journals, such as TAFFC, TCSVT, ACM TiiS, CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, ACCV, ACM MM, FG, ICPR, ICASSP.



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