Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Dr. ir. Pablo Gomez Esteban


Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Faculty of Applied Sciences
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Building Z - Room ZW102
Pleinlaan , 2
B-1050 Brussels

Mobile: +32 487 189 111
E-Mail: pablo.gomez.esteban [at] vub.ac.be

Pablo Gomez Esteban received, in March 2014 by the Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid, his PhD for his thesis entitled “Cooperation and Competition in Emotional Robot Societies” with highest distinction. His research was addressed towards decision making processes within competitive and cooperative environments; the impact that affective factors have in such processes; and designing and implementing those models to be used in non-expensive platforms (like the AiSoy1 robot) within domestic environments. But his research interests also lie on cognitive architectures for social robots and human-robot interaction.


The focus of his research is the development of robot-enhanced therapy for children with autism spectrum disorders. See DREAM's website and Probo's website.



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