Dr. Mei Yii Lim, is a research fellow in the Robotics Lab at the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. She completed her PhD in 2007 where she created an intelligent agent with attitude that improves tour experiences. She is interested in multidisciplinary research areas including cognitive and emotion modelling, intelligent virtual agents, narrative system, multimodal interaction, ubiquitous computing and mobile applications.
Before working on EMOTE, Mei Yii has worked on various networks and projects both European and national including ELVIS, HUMAINE, eCIRCUS, eCUTE, LIREC, SOCIETIES and SUMMIT. In EMOTE, Mei Yii is responsible for the development of a mobile treasure hunt application which integrates an Android tablet, a heart rate sensor and different empathic strategies for the tutor. She is overseeing the evaluation of the application on Heriot-Watt campus.