Yelin Kim is an assistant professor in the University at Albany, State University of New York, starting from September 2016.
Her research is in the area of human-centered and affective computing, developing computational systems for automatic emotion recognition. Her research builds upon techniques from diverse areas, including machine learning, multimodal (speech and video) signal processing, computer vision, and behavioral science. She is a recipient of several awards and scholarships, including Best Student Paper at ACM Multimedia 2014, the Korean Government Scholarship for Study Abroad, the Qualcomm Scholarship, the Korea National Science Scholarship, and the Temasek Foundation-Singapore Management University Leadership Enrichment and Regional Networking Scholarship.
She received her M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (thesis advisor: Emily Mower Provost), and her B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Seoul National University. During the summer of 2014, she has interned in the Computer Vision lab at GE Global Research.