Dr Patrice Caire

AI & Social Robotics
Research & Consulting EU & US

Founded and Led
the Luxembourg United robot soccer team -- See 10 Best Kicks video here

Founded and led the Social Robotics Lab, Luxembourg University-SnT

: patrice.caire[at]

Selected News About Dr. Caire and her projects:

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 Bio
  • 2018-Current
    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 largest National museums of the City of Luxembourg, both supported by the City 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 for Requirements Engineering in Prof. Heymans group, Computer Science department, University of Namur, Belgium.
  • 2010-2006
    PhD in computer science, graduated with grade “Outstanding” under Prof. van der Torre, Luxembourg University, Computer Sciences, AI and Reasoning ICR group.
    3-year project with the city of Luxembourg on cooperation in artificial social systems based on the City of Luxembourg actual use cases.
  • 2006-1999
    Stanford Research Institute (SRI) Menlo Park, California, Virtual Reality Lab: Initiated and lead the Cyberhead VR project.
    Formerly, Information Architect and HCI-HRI expert in the San Francisco based Research and Development unicorn company Scient, then at Netscape/AOL-Time Warner in Mountain View, California.
  • 1999-1994
    Master of Science in Computer Science from New York University under Prof. Dr. Jack Schwartz. Associate to research at New York University Media Lab.
  • Formerly
    MFA, AKA, Vienna, BFA, ENSAAMA, Paris. Examples of P. Caire work with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and installations: Crash! Art Implants Reject Emotions (CAIRE), and Compressed Adventures Inhibiting Robotic Emotions (C.A.I.R.E. 93).
    More detailed CV [pdf].

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