Prof. Christian Wallraven

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Dilara Derya
Processing of Conversational Facial Expressions in Parkinson’s Disease (PhD)

POETICON project

(ended 2010)

Miquel Feixas, Jaume Rigau, Mateu Sbert

(University of Girona, Spain)

Douglas Cunningham

(BTU Cottbus, Germany)

Uijong Ju 주의종
(Re-)acting under Real Conditions - Decision-making tested in VR (PhD)

Dave Marshall, Paul Rosin, Andrew Aubrey (RIVIC Wales, U of Cardiff)

Taeho Kang 강태호
Cognitive Process Modeling using EEG (Integrated Master/PhD)


Sunyoung Choi 최선영, PhD (2017)
Cognitive control in bilingualism - a multimodal imaging study (PhD)

Haemy Lee Masson 이혜미, PhD (2015)
From anatomy to function: investigating multisensory shape processing in the human brain using multimodal neuroimaging

Younbyoung Chae, PhD (2015)
The role of body ownership in neurophysiological responses to acupuncture stimulation

DongCheol Hur, PhD (2015)
Automatic Analysis of Complex Facial Expressions

Kathrin Kaulard, PhD (2015)
Visual Perception of Emotional Conversational Facial Expressions

Björn Browatzki, PhD (2014)
Multisensory Object Recognition Skills for Robotics

Yoon Gi Chung, PhD (2013)
Neuroimaging studies on cortical mechanisms of human sensorimotor functions

Christian Herdtweck, PhD (2013)
Learning New Data-Driven Representations for Monocular Computer Vision

Nina Gaißert, PhD (2011)
Multisensory Object Perception Combining Vision and Touch

Lisa Whittingstall (née Dopjans), PhD (2011)
Visual and haptic integration in face processing

Christoph Dahl, PhD (2010)
Physiological and perceptual object processing in primates

Manfred Nusseck, PhD (2008)
The relative contribution of non-canonical information sources in (nonverbal) human communication

Theresa Cooke, PhD (2007)
Perceptual Similarities Amongst Novel, 3D Objects

Furat AlAhmad (2017)
Connecting the dots: Braille reading improves haptic recognition in the sighted (Master)

Dilara Derya (2015)
Conversational Expression Processing in Parkinson’s Disease

Jörn Freese, Guest (2014)
Picture Memory for Art

JinSoo Kim, MSc (2014)
Towards generalizable passive brain-computer interface for user state monitoring

Haenah Lee, MSc (2013)
Recording and Validation of a Large Database of Korean Facial Expressions

BoRa Kim, MSc (2013)
Comparing Korean and German Skills in Face Processing

Eunsoo Choi, MSc (2012)
Illumination-Invariant Face Recognition Inspired by Human Perception

Ahyoung Shin, MSc (2011)
Building a 3D Morphable Face Model based on Implicit Surfaces

Ahyoung Shin 신아영
Cross-cultural Analysis of Conversational Facial Expressions (PhD)

Hans OpDeBeeck

(KU Leuven, Belgium)

Laurent Petit

(Université de Bordeaux, France)

Younbyoung Chae

(Kyunghee University, Korea)

Furat AlAhmad
Developmental aspects of multisensory shape processing (PhD)

Hyongsok Ryu  유형석
Effect of blue-light lenses on the brain (Integrated Master/PhD)

Hyeokmook Kang 강혁묵
Using VR to investigate multisensory shape processing (Integrated Master/PhD)

June Kang 강준
Processing and Modulation of Emotions in Empathy  (PostDoc)

Yiyu Chen
Lie Detection with Advanced EEG (PhD)

My research output at a glance:

h-factor (google scholar): h=31

ResearchGate score: 38.36

Publications: 68 articles (15 of which appeared in Top10%-journals according to Clarivate’s Journal Citation Report), 4 co-authored patents, 64 peer-reviewed conference papers, 3 books, 8 book chapters, 58 citable abstracts

Supervised students: 41 (25 PhD, 16 Master), currently: 11 + 2 PostDocs

Funding (sum over past three years): ≈640.000 €

Social-network profiles:

John Williamson
Local and Global Processing in Face Processing (PhD)

Klaus Mueller

(SUNY and SUNY Korea)

Hyungjun Moon 문형준
Deep-learning algorithms for conversational facial expression recognition (Master)

Hakeum Im 임하금
Emotion processing (Intern)

Siamac Fazli

(Fraunhofer HHI, Germany)

YeoEun Park 박여은
Emotion recognition (Integrated Master/PhD)

SungPhil Kim

(BCILab UNIST Korea)

Björn Browatzki
Multi-purpose face representations using deep learning (PostDoc)

Philipp Lies
Deep-learning disease prediction from fundus images (Guest Scientist)