Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Rosalind Wright Picard
Born: May 17, 1962, in Massachusetts, USA
- Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT.
- Founder and director of the Affective Computing Research Group at the MIT Media Lab.
- Co-director of the Things That Think Consortium.
- She created the branch of computer science known as affective computing with the publication of Affective Computing.
- Inventor of future emotion technology and wearables for improving well-being and health.
- Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction: Second International Conference (2007).
- Affective Computing (2000).
Honors and awards
- Groden Network Distinguished Honorees, Research Award (2008).
- Named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (2005).
- Creapole's Committee of Honour, Paris (2002).
- Assoc. of American Publishers, Inc. Computer Science Book Award (1997).
- NEC Career Development Chair in Computers and Communications (1992).
- Society of Women Engineers: "The Outstanding Woman Engineering Student (1981,82,83,84).
"Scientists cannot assume that nothing exists beyond what they can measure."