Ioannis Pavlidis


Associate Professor
College of Natural Science and Mathematics
Department of Computer Science
University of Houston
Additional information:
Fulbright Fellow
Senior member of IEEE
Member of the ACM
Associate editor for the journal Pattern Analysis and Applications 


Faculty profile
Computational Physiology lab


Dr. Pavlidis is the Eckhard-Pfeiffer Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Computational Physiology Laboratory at the University of Houston. His research is funded by multiple sources including the National Science Foundation, transportation agencies, and medical institutions. He has published largely in the areas of affective computing, computational physiology, and science of science. He is well known for his innovative work on the quantification of stress and its effects on critical human responses, which appeared in a series of articles in Nature, Lancet, and other major venues. Dr. Pavlidis is also known for his insightful research on science convergence, which was recently reported in Nature Human Behavior, Science Advances, and Nature Physics.


  • Computational medicine
  • Unobtrusive and sustained monitoring of physiological variable