My Automated Conversation coacH

My Automated Conversation coacH, is a system for people to practice social interactions in face-to-face scenarios. Details

What is behind that smile?

A smile is a multi-purpose expression. We smile to express rapport, polite disagreement, delight, sarcasm, and often, even frustration. Details

MIT Mood Meter

Mood Meter is designed to assess and display smiles related to the overall mood of the MIT community by putting cameras at four different locations. Read More..

Disney Animatronics

During summer of 2009, I have worked as a summer associate at the Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development and developed the entire vision. Read More..

Speech Therapy

Computerized Interventions to Promote Verbal Expression in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Read More..


The Art and Science of Happiness.


Zaca is a mobile-based technology that seeks to improve rural livelihoods by providing resource-strapped farmers a platform. Read More..

Reykjavik Arts Festival

HearSay House is a system of operations that investigate, undermine, and subvert the grand narrative of history. Read More..

iSet: "Interactive Social Emotional

iSET - the "Interactive Social-Emotional Toolkit" - is a system for recording and live annotation of video to teach emotion recognition to persons with. Read More..

About Me

I am an Assistant Professor in Computer Science and an affiliate faculty of Institute for Data Science at University of Rochester, where I co-direct the Human Computer Interaction (ROC HCI) Lab. I have received my PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2013. Read More..        


Designing and implementing new algorithms to sense subtle human nonverbal behavior and inventing new applications of emotion technology in high impact social domains such as social skills training, public speaking, and assisting individuals with social difficulties. Read More..


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Twitter: @ehsan_hoque