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People at MSP lab

Faculty

Carlos Busso
Associate Professor
(972)883-4351


Members

Sumit Jha
Ph.D. Student
In vehicle safety system

Kusha Sridhar
Ph.D. Student
Speech Emotion Recognition

Andrea Vidal
Ph.D. Student
Modeling Behaviors

Ali Salman
Ph.D. Student
Face analysis

Yuning Qiu
Ph.D. Student
In vehicle safety system

Wei-Cheng Lin
Ph.D. Student
Speech Emotion Recognition

Luz Martinez-Lucas
Undergraduate Student
Emotion Recognition

Tiancheng Hu
Undergraduate Student
In vehicle safety system

Jarrod Luckenbaugh
Undergraduate Student
Noisy Speech

Kayla Caughlin
Undergraduate Student
Oral cancer detection


MSP Team over the years


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MSP team in 2010
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MSP team in 2014
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MSP team in 2015
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MSP team in 2018
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MSP team in 2019


MSP Alumni


PhD Students

Srinivas Parthasarathy (2015-2019)
PhD Thesis: " Novel Frameworks for Attribute-Based Speech Emotion Recognition using Time-Continuous Traces and Sentence-Level Annotations."
First position after UTD: Amazon, Sunnyvale, CA
Current position: Amazon, Sunnyvale, CA
Mohammed AbdelWahab (2013-2019)
PhD Thesis: " Domain Adaptation for Speech Based Emotion Recognition."
First position after UTD: AT&T Labs Research, Bedminster, NJ
Current position: AT&T Labs Research, Bedminster, NJ
Fei Tao (2013-2018)
PhD Thesis: " Advances in audiovisual speech processing for robust voice activity detection and automatic speech recognition."
First position after UTD: Uber, San Francisco, CA
Current position: Uber, San Francisco, CA
Reza Lotfian (2013-2018)
PhD Thesis: " Machine Learning Solutions for Emotional Speech: Exploiting the Information of Individual annotations."
First position after UTD: Cogito, Boston, MA
Current position: Cogito, Boston, MA
Najmeh Sadoughi (2013-2017)
PhD Thesis: " Synthesizing Naturalistic and Meaningful Speech-Driven Behaviors."
First position after UTD: EMR.AI, San Francisco, CA
Current position: Petuum, Inc, Pittsburgh, PA
Nanxiang (Sean) Li (2011-2015)
PhD Thesis: " Modeling of Driver Behavior in Real World Scenarios using Multiple Noninvasive Sensors."
First position after UTD: Honda Research Institute, Mountain View, CA
Current position: Robert Bosch LLC, Palo Alto, CA
Soroosh Mariooryad (2010-2014)
PhD Thesis: "Improving Robustness of Emotion Recognition Systems: Continuous Emotion Descriptors, Contextual Information and Lexical Compensation."
First position after UTD: Google, Mountain View, CA
Current position: Google, Mountain View, CA

Visiting Scholars and Post-Doctoral Researcher

Yakup KUTLU (2013)
Mustafa Kemal University, Iskenderum, Hatay, Turkey
Youngkwon Lim (2011-2012)
Samsung Telecommunications America, Richardson, TX
Juan Pablo Arias (2010-2011)
Adexus, Santiago, Chile

Master Students

Alec Burmania (2016-2018)
MS. Thesis: "Methods and experimental design for collecting emotional labels using crowdsourcing"
First position after UTD: Lennox International, Richardson, TX
Current position: Lennox International, Richardson, TX
Yunjie Zhang (2016-2017)
First position after UTD: PhD Student at UT Dallas
Current position: PhD Student at UT Dallas
Anil Jakkam (2015-2017)
MS. Thesis: "A Multimodal Analysis of Synchrony during Dyadic Interaction Using a Metric Based on Sequential Pattern Mining."
First position after UTD: Knowles Intelligent Audio, Mountain View, CA
Current position: Knowles Intelligent Audio, Mountain View, CA
Sumit Jha (2015-2016)
MS. Thesis: "Analysis and Estimation of Driver Visual Attention using Head Position and Orientation in Naturalistic Driving Conditions."
First position after UTD: PhD Student at UTD
Current position: PhD Student at UTD
Srinivas Parthasarathy (2013-2014)
MS. Thesis: "Relation Between Emotion Classification Performance and Evaluator Agreement with Absolute and Relative Descriptors."
First position after UTD: Robert Bosch LLC, Palo Alto, CA
Current position: Amazon, Sunnyvale, CA
Sheldon Dsouza (2012)
First position after UTD: Apple, Cupertino, CA
Current position: Apple, Cupertino, CA
Tauhidur Rahman (2010-2012)
MS. Thesis: "Improving robustness of emotional speech detection system."
First position after UTD: PhD student at Cornell University
Current position: Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA
Shalini Keshavamurthy (2010-2011)
UtopiaCompression Corp, Los Angeles, California
First position after UTD: UtopiaCompression Corp, Los Angeles, CA
Current position: Toyota InfoTechnology Center, U.S.A., INC., Mountain View, CA
Jinesh Jain (2010-2011)
MS. Thesis: "Driver Distraction: Multimodal analysis and modeling of driver behavior in real-world scenarios."
First position after UTD: Belkin International, Los Angeles, CA
Current position: Ford Motors Company, Palo Alto, CA
Anand Batlagundu (2010)
First position after UTD: Qualcomm, San Diego, CA
Current position: Qualcomm, San Diego, CA
Somu Palaniappan (2010)
First position after UTD: Nokia Siemens Networks, Dallas, TX
Current position: McKesson, Irving, TX
Premkumar Sridhar (2009)
First position after UTD: Ericsson Inc, Dallas, TX
Current position: Ericsson Inc, Dallas, TX

Undergraduate Students

John Harvill (2018-2019)
First position after UTD: PhD Student at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Current position: PhD Student at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Elizabeth Higgins (2018-2019)
First position after UTD: BS student at UTD
Current position: BS student at UTD
Asim Gazi (2017-2018)
First position after UTD: PhD Student at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Current position: PhD Student at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Michelle Bancroft (2016-2018)
First position after UTD: Central Appraisal Services, Forney, TX
Current position: Central Appraisal Services, Forney, TX
Dorothy Mantle (2017-2018)
First position after UTD: BS student at UTD
Current position: BS student at UTD
Alec Burmania (2012-2016)
First position after UTD: Lennox International, Richardson, TX
Current position: Lennox International, Richardson, TX
Preston Luthy (2015)
First position after UTD: BS student at MIT
Current position: Belo + Company, Dallas, TX
Jaejin Cho (2014-2015)
First position after UTD: PhD student at John Hopkins University
Current position: PhD student at John Hopkins University
Zackary Lindstrom (2013-2014)
First position after UTD: M.S. UT Dallas (Systems Engineering and Management)
Current position: TBA
Tam Tran (2011-2014)
First position after UTD: Sema Wireless, Dallas, TX
Current position: Sema Wireless, Dallas, TX


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