Philippe Rauffet


Associate Professor, HDR

Université Bretagne Sud, Lorient, France

Invited Researcher

University of Adelaide, Australia

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Experience and Education

Positions and administrative responsibilities

2022 – Present. Head of the HMS research department (Human-Machine Systems), Lab-STICC Université Bretagne Sud, Lab-STICC, UMR CNRS 6285, Lorient, France

2020 – Present. Leader of the research team FHOOX (Human and Organizational Factors, autOmatics and complex systems), Lab-STICC Université Bretagne Sud, Lab-STICC, UMR CNRS 6285, Lorient, France

2021 – 2022. Invited researcher at University of Adelaide, and CNRS Delegation at CROSSING IRL CNRS, Adelaide, Australia

2015 – Present. Program director of Bachelor of Technology “LOGIQ”, specialized in Industrial Engineering, QLIO department, Université Bretagne Sud, Lorient, France

2012 – Present.  Associate Professor in Automatics and Computer Engineering, member of the multidisciplinary team IHSEV (Human System Inteaction and Virtual Environment) of Lab-STICC, Lorient, France

2010 – 2012. Temporary lecturer and research assistant, Université Bretagne Sud, Lorient, France

2008 – 2010. Research engineer in Enterprise Modeling, working on the French national project Pilot 2.0 Centrale Nantes, France

2007 – 2008. R&D Engineer in Enterprise Modeling MNM Consulting, Paris, France

2007. Research Engineer in Knowledge and Innovation Management, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Academic Qualifications

2021. HDR (Accreditation to Direct Research), Université Bretagne Sud, France

2010. PhD in Industrial and Computer Engineering, Centrale Nantes, France

2007. Engineer and MSc in Industrial Engineering, Centrale Nantes, France

Research Area


Human-Machine Cooperation,
Cognitive state classification (mental workload, stress, ...),
Adaptive automation and dialogue,
Sociotechnical systems modeling

Application fields

Transportation, Industry 4.0, Autonomous Systems


Best Paper Awards at the 4th International Conference CHIRA in 2020.

Recipient of the Ph.D. and Research Supervising Bonus (Rank A), attributed by the French National University Council (61st section) since 2018.

European Best Paper Awards at the 13th International Conference IFAC HMS in 2016.