Dr Patrice Caire

AI & Social Robotics
Consulting Scientist

Founded and Led
the Luxembourg United robot soccer team -- See 10 Best Kicks video here
Won 9th place at Robocup 2017 in Japan over 500 contestants
Founded and led the Social Robotics Lab, Luxembourg University-SnT

: patrice.caire[at]

Robots Win
  • Women in Sciences and Engineering (WiSE) Selection by FNR-VDL Jan.20, 2017
  • Qualification of Luxembourg United robot soccer team to the German Open and the prestigious World Cup RoboCup 2017 in Japan
  • 1st prize winner and Favorite Project Award of Banque de Luxembourg for our Luxembourg United football team at the Mind & Market Innovation Forum competition organized by Deloitte/FNR/Luxinnovation (See details and articles), June 30, 2016
  • FNR Award for Outstanding Promotion of Science to the Public 2013 [Announcement], [watch the demo]
  • Best Research Paper Award at the 21st IEEE International Requirements Engineering (RE) Conference, Rio de Janeiro 2013 [Press Announcement]
  • Best Research Paper Award at the International Conference on Agreement Technologies, Beijing 2013
Short CV
  • 2018-Current
    - Consulting Scientist at Stanford University, Robotics Laboratory, Department of Computer Science. Robotorium project.
    - Research and consulting, in Europe and USA. Selected topics: Social Robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Ethical AI, Cooperative Ambient Intelligent Systems.
  • 2012-2017
    University of Luxembourg - Interdisciplinary Research Center: Research Associate in Prof. Voos Automation Research Group (2017-2014) and Prof. LeTraon Security, Design and Validation Research Group (2012-2014).
    - Launched and lead the Social Robotics Lab, 2015-2017.
    - Initiated and launched the first Luxemburgish robot soccer team "Luxembourg United", 2016-2017. Won the Challenger Cup at the European Championship and qualified for renowned RoboCup (world cup robot soccer competition) in the SPL (NAO) league, winning the 9th place and getting into the top league: Champions League.
    - Project Initiator and Lead on the CoRobots@MUDAM project, 2014-2015, at Luxembourg Museum of Modern Art, and then CoRobots4VdL, 2015-2017, for the two Luxembourg largest National museums of Luxembourg.
    - Project Initiator and Lead of the CoPAInS project (Conviviality and Privacy in Ambient Intelligence Systems)
    - Vice-PI (Principal Investigator) and project Lead on the POST Luxembourg Smart Home project SERCOM.
  • 2012-2010
    Research Fellow in Requirements Engineering, Computer Science department, University of Namur, Belgium.
  • 2010-2006
    PhD in computer science, “Outstanding” grade, Luxembourg University, Computer Sciences, AI and Reasoning.
    3-year project with Luxembourg City on "Cooperation in Artificial Social Systems" based on actual City use cases.
  • 2006-1999
    Stanford Research Institute (SRI) Menlo Park, California, Virtual Reality Lab: Initiated and lead the Cyberhead VR project.
    Formerly, Information Architect: Scient R&D Division (San Francisco); Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction expert: Netscape/AOL-Time Warner in Mountain View, California.
  • 1999-1994
    New York University (NYU) Master of Science in Computer Science; Graduate studies under Prof. Dr. Jack Schwartz. Research Associate at NYU Media Lab.
  • Formerly
    ENSAAMA, Paris, Master of Fine Arts, Angewandte Kunst Academie, Vienna, Bachelor of Fine Arts. Examples of Patrice Caire's work based on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and art installations in museums, such as the Brooklyn Museum "Crash! Art Implants Reject Emotions (CAIRE)"; See example of standalone one minute film animation: "Compressed Adventures Inhibiting Robotic Emotions (C.A.I.R.E. 93)".

Member of
  • IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
  • ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)
  • INSTICC (Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication)
  • The Circle
  • Les Pionnieres
  • European Network for Social Intelligence (Sintelnet). Exploring the interplay of Information Technologies, Philosophy, Humanities and the Social Sciences.
  • Femmes Leader
  • Female Board Member

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