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NJIT ECE Professor and Ph.D. Student Present Paper at IEEE International Conference

Ali Akansu

Ali Akansu, a professor in the Helen and John C. Hartmann Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and his Ph.D. student Yanjia Sun have published a paper entitled “Automatic Inference of Mental States from Spontaneous Facial Expressions" which they presented at the IEEE ICASSP (ICASSP) in Florence, Italy. The ICASSP is the world's largest and most comprehensive technical conference focused on signal processing and its applications.

Their new paper entitled “The Power of Fear: Facial Emotion Analysis of CEOs to Forecast Firm Performance,” also co-authored with Assistant Professor James Cicon of NJIT's School of Management, will be presented at the IEEE Information Reuse and Integration (IRI) Conference in August 2014.