AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie ( Tu...


Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


Dancing with Pixies?...

At TEDx Tottenham, London Mark Bishop (the former chair of the Society) demonstrates that if the ongoing EU flagship science project - the 1.6 billion dollar "Human Brain Project” - ultimately succeeds in understanding all as...


Computerised Minds. ...

A video sponsored by the society discusses Searle's Chinese Room Argument (CRA) and the heated debates surrounding it. In this video, which is accessible to the general public and those with interest in AI, Olly's Philosophy Tube ...


Connection Science

All individual members of The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour have a personal subscription to the Taylor Francis journal Connection Science as part of their membership. How to Acce...



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Research Assistant Professor / Research Scientist position in Biometrics, University of Houston, USA


Research Assistant Professor / Research Scientist position in Biometrics
Applications are invited for a Research Assistant Professor / Research Scientist
position at the Computational Biomedicine Lab (, University of
Houston in the area of Biometrics.
CBL's Face recognition software (URxD) ranked first in the 3D-shape section of
the recent Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) organized by NIST
The Computational Biomedicine Lab provides a unique interdisciplinary research
environment with internationally recognized collaborators. The position entails
research in novel biometrics. The candidate will benefit from mentorship of a
diverse research team and will be exposed to cutting-edge technology.
Applicants should have a doctoral degree in Computer Science, Electrical
Engineering, Applied Mathematics or a related field. The successful applicant will
have solid research, interpersonal, and communication skills. Prior biometrics
experience is required.
The position is open immediately and the salary compensation is very
competitive. For consideration, please submit your application preferably in one
single PDF-document including cover letter, a full CV, a statement of research
interests and career goals and the names and email addresses of three
references to, with subject line "PDF/RSP: (your name)".
For more information please email Prof. Kakadiaris (
Houston offers an outstanding environment for research and professional
opportunities for growth and collaboration, including the largest medical center in
the country. UH is an equal employment opportunity employer and smoke-free
environment. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.