Cécile Huet is Head of the Unit "Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Innovation and Excellence" at the European Commission. This unit funds and assists beneficial robotics and AI developments within Europe and is at the heart of the Coordinated Plan on Artificial Intelligence, and the European ‘ecosystem of excellence’ in AI.
Under Horizon Europe, the unit launched the Public-Private Partnership on AI, Data and Robotics.
Cécile joined the unit in 2004. Previously, she worked for the industry in signal processing after a post-doc at the University of California Santa Barbara and a PhD in Sophia Antipolis, France.
In 2015, she has been selected as one of the "25 women in robotics you need to know about".