Invited Talks and Tutorials:
Maha Salem - Talks


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Academic Services - Program Committee Member:
  • ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) 2016
  • ACM/IEEE HRI 2016 Pioneers Workshop
  • WONDER 2015: First International Workshop on Educational Robots at ICSR 2015
  • IEEE RO-MAN 2015 Workshop on Cultural Robotics: Robots as Participants and Creators of Culture
  • AAAI 2015 Symposium on Turn-Taking and Coordination in Human-Machine Interaction
  • International Conference of Social Robotics (ICSR) 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • ACM/IEEE HRI 2014 Workshop on Humans and Robots in Asymmetric Interactions
  • International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI) 2011

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Awards, Accomplishments & Scholarships:

  • October 2015: Accepted into 2-year networking & scholarship program "Fast Track: Excellence and Leadership Skills for Outstanding Women in Science”, sponsored by Robert Bosch Foundation, Germany - 20 out of 178 applicants selected based on professional qualifications, reference & motivation letter and on-site interview
  • January 2015: Nominated for Best Paper Award at 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction 2015 (~25% acceptance rate) - 9 out of 169 paper submissions nominated
  • March 2012: 1st Prize Poster Session Award at the Interdisciplinary College 2012, Germany (winner out of over ~50 poster entrants)
  • March 2010: 1st Prize Poster Session Award at the Interdisciplinary College 2010, Germany (winner out of over ~50 poster entrants)
  • November 2009: Science Fair Prize (= 1,000 EUR) awarded for PhD Work in the category ‘Intelligent Systems’, Bielefeld University, Germany - 1 of 5 winners (one in each prize category) out of over ~60 entrants
  • May 2007: Graduation Award from Bielefeld University for highest GPA (Distinction) among all Master graduates of Interdisciplinary Media Studies, Summer Term 2007
  • 2001-2015: Various scholarships, fellowships and travel grants awarded by Siemens AG, Honda Research Institute Europe, Bertelsmann AG, Bielefeld University, DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service - Germany), National Science Foundation (NSF - USA), and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC - UK), amounting to a total value of over 200,000 Euros

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