Dr Johan F. Hoorn
Full Professor of Social Robotics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Johan F. Hoorn is a full professor of Social Robotics at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Dept. of Computing and School of Design. Johan holds a Ph.D. (2006) in Computer Science from Vrije University Amsterdam as well as a Ph.D. (1997) in General and Comparative Literature from the same university. He has 200+ publications in journals, conference proceedings, and as books and book chapters. His work on social robotics and older adults became internationally renowned though the documentary Alice Cares (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Cares). His current research interests focus on the theory of emotion, creativity, reality perception, and moral reasoning, implemented in artificial agents and social robots.

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