Elisabeth André

Is a full professor of Computer Science and Founding Chair of Human-Centered Multimedia at Augsburg University in Germany where she has been since 2001.

Elisabeth André has a long track record in multimodal human-machine interaction, embodied conversational agents, social robotics, affective computing and social signal processing. In 2010, Elisabeth André was elected a member of the prestigious Academy of Europe and the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.

To honor her achievements in bringing Artificial Intelligence techniques to Human-Computer Interaction, she was awarded a EurAI fellowship (European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence) in 2013.

In 2017, she was elected to the CHI Academy, an honorary group of leaders in the field of Human-Computer Interaction. Since January 2019, she is serving as the editor-in-chief of the IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing.