Prof. Thierry Pun



Computer Vision and Multimedia Laboratory
Computer Science Department, University of Geneva
Battelle campus, Building A
7, route de Drize
CH-1227 Carouge (Geneva), Switzerland

Postal address:
Prof. Thierry Pun
Battelle Bat. A
Rte de Drize 7
CH - 1227, Carouge (GE), Switzerland

+41(22)379 0223 (secr.)
+41(22)379 0153 (direct)
+41(22)379 0250


  • Full professor (Professeur ordinaire);



  • 1979-1982 : PhD student, Signal Processing Laboratory, EPFL - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland (Profs. F. De Coulon and M. Kunt): I have been working on an image analysis project aiming at simplifying pictures, in order to display them on a tactile device for sight handicapped;
  • 1982-1985 :visiting fellow, NIH - National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA (Prof. M. Eden): I developed methods and softwares for statistical and biomedical image analysis;
  • 1985-1986 :research fellow, CERN - European Laboratory for Particle Physics, Geneva, Switzerland: I worked on signal and image analysis problems for particles detection;
  • 1986-1989 :assistant-professor (maître d'enseignement et de recherche), Department of Computer Science, University of Geneva, Switzerland;
  • 1989-1998 :associate-professor (professeur adjoint), Department of Computer Science, University of Geneva, Switzerland;
  • 1995 :visiting-professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Melbourne, Australia (April-September);
  • 1998-now :full-professor (professeur ordinaire), Department of Computer Science, University of Geneva, Switzerland.

Research Interests

My current research interests, related to multimodal interaction and multimedia information systems, concern: physiological signals analysis for emotion assessment and brain-computer interaction and emotion assessment, multimodal interfaces for blind users, watermarking and data hiding, multimedia information retrieval systems.


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