Jacob Whitehall
Graduate Student,
Machine Perception Lab, UCSD

Jacob Whitehill is a PhD student in computer science at the University of California San Diego specializing in applied machine learning and automated teaching systems.
Prior to entering the PhD program, he worked as a lecturer of computer science at universities in South Africa and Rwanda, and before that as a software engineer in Switzerland (Ergon Informatik AG) and Germany (Siemens AG). In early 2008 he developed a "face remote control" to automatically modulate speed of video-playback using the user's facial expression.