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Jeffrey Cohn

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University of Pittsburgh
4327 Sennott Square
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Jeffrey Cohn is professor of psychology at the University of Pittsburgh and adjunct faculty at the Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. He earned his PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and completed Clinical Internship at the University of Maryland Medical Center. For the past 20 years, he has conducted investigations in the theory and science of emotion, depression, and nonverbal communication. He has co-led interdisciplinary and inter-institutional efforts to develop advanced methods of automatic analysis of facial expression and prosody and applied these tools to research in human emotion, communication, biomedicine, biometrics, and human-computer interaction. He has published over 90 papers on these topics. His research has been supported by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Science Foundation, the Office of Naval Research, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.