Daniel McDuff received his Ph.D. from the MIT Media Lab while working in the Affective Computing group. McDuff received his bachelor's degree, with first-class honors, and master's degree in engineering from the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining the Media Lab, he worked for the Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) in the United Kingdom. He is interested in using computer vision, wearable sensors and machine learning to enable the automated recognition of affect. He is also interested in technologies and interfaces for remote measurement of physiology for which his work has received an award from Popular Science magazine as one of the top inventions in 2011. "My research is at the intersection of emotion and computer science. I am interested in sensors and algorithms that can recognize human affect and in building technologies that make life better. "