Dr. Pavlidis‚ current research interests involve computational medicine, where he is charting new territory. He developed a series of methods to compute vital signs of subjects in an automated, contact-free, and passive manner. Dr. Pavlidis originated multiple patents and is considered one of the founders of modern lie detection technology. His research is cited extensively in scientific literature and receives significant coverage from international media outlets, including CNN, the Discovery Channel, Reuters, Time magazine, and the L.A. Times. Dr. Pavlidis is a Fulbright Fellow, a senior member of IEEE, and a member of the ACM. He also serves as associate editor for the journal Pattern Analysis and Applications and has chaired numerous major IEEE conferences.