Professor Maja Pantic FREng
Professor of Machine Learning and Affective Computing, Imperial College London and Research Director, Samsung Artificial Intelligence Research Centre
Maja Pantic is eminent in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), particularly for research contributions in computer vision and machine learning applied to automatic analysis of human faces, machine understanding of human behaviour, and multimodal recognition of human emotions. Her work has won many international awards, and is highly cited. Her research forms the crux for the formation of Samsung Artificial Intelligence Research Centre in Cambridge, aimed at bringing Human-Centric AI to millions of people via Samsung’s devices.
It also influenced behaviour-observing technologies for mass-market analysis commercialised by companies like RealEyes and IPSOS.