Sensory Perception & Interaction Research Group

University of British Columbia

Yasaman S. Sefidgar

M.Sc. student, May 2010 - April 2012. Her research on TAMER project spanned systematic interaction design, therapeutic human-robot interaction, affective touch, and affective computing.

Yasaman holds a M.Sc. in Computer Science - HCI (UBC) and a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering - Hardware (Sharif University of Technology). She is currently a M.Sc. student in Computer Science - CV (SFU).

Yasaman's major interests are in (1) developing computational models for understanding human's emotions, cognitions, and behaviours, (2) developing technologies that enable machines to display similar abilities, and (3) improving human's life through the development of technologies that build upon (1) and (2). For more information about her, visit her webpage at:

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