Dr. Stavros Petridis

Dr. Stavros Petridis

Dr. Stavros Petridis

Research fellow | Imperial College London, UK

Stavros is a research fellow at the intelligent behaviour understanding group (iBUG)  at Imperial College London working on multimodal recognition of human behaviour. He studied electrical and computer engineering at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and completed the MSc degree in Advanced Computing at Imperial College London. He also did  his PhD in Computer Science at the same university.

Stavros has been a visiting researcher at  the image processing group at University College London, at the Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University  and at the affect analysis group at the University of Pittsburgh. He has worked in a wide range of  human behaviour understanding problems like emotion recognition, age / gender recognition, nonlinguistic vocalisation (e.g. laughter) recognition, native speaker recognition and face re-identification. He is currently working on deep learning models for audio-visual fusion, audio-visual speech recognition and facial expression recognition.