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Sidney D'Mello

Sidney D'Mello

Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor of Psychology

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Assistant Professor
College of Engineering


Phone: 574-631-1822

Office: 352 Fitzpatrick Hall and 224C Hagar Hall


Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Memphis, 2009

M.S., Mathematical Sciences, University of Memphis, 2004

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Christian Brothers University, 2002


Sidney D’Mello is an Assistant Professor in the departments of Computer Science and Psychology at the University of Notre Dame His primary research interests are in the affective, cognitive, and learning sciences. More specific interests include emotional processing, affective computing, artificial intelligence in education, human-computer interaction, speech recognition and natural language understanding, and computational models of human cognition. He has published over 100 journal papers, book chapters, and conference proceedings in these areas. D'Mello is an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing and serves as an advisory editor for the Journal of Educational Psychology. D’Mello received his PhD. in Computer Science from the University of Memphis in 2009. He also holds a M.S. in Mathematical Sciences and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.

Summary of Activities/Interests

Affective computing, human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, advanced learning technologies