Dr. Ginevra Castellano is an Associate Senior Lecturer at the Department of Information Technology, Uppsala University, where she leads the Social Robotics Lab.
Her research interests are in the areas of social robotics and affective computing. She is the coordinator of the EU FP7 EMOTE (EMbOdied-perceptive Tutors for Empathy-based learning) project (2012-2016). She is also the recipient of a project grant for young researchers awarded by the Swedish Research Council (2016-2019).
She was an invited speaker at the Summer School on Social Human-Robot Interaction 2013; she is a member of the management board of the Association for the Advancement of Affective Computing (AAAC); co-founder and co-chair of the AFFINE (Affective Interaction in Natural Environments) workshops; co-editor of special issues of the Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces and the ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems; Program Committee member of several international conferences, including ACM/IEEE HRI, IEEE/RSJ IROS, ACM ICMI, IEEE SocialCom, AAMAS, IUI, ACII.