Al-Rifaie on BBC

AISB Committee member and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie was interviewed by the BBC (in Farsi) along with his colleague Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid on the 6 November 2014. He was a...


Rose wins the Loebne...

After 2 hours of judging at Bletchley Park, 'Rose' by Bruce Wilcox was declared the winner of the Loebner Prize 2014, held in conjunction with the AISB.  The event was well attended, film live by Sky News and the special guest jud...


AISB Convention 2015

The AISB Convention is an annual conference covering the range of AI and Cognitive Science, organised by the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour. The 2015 Convention will be held at the Uni...


Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: ( The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...



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.