EVS36 — 36th Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exposition
Lecture Sessions

2D - State Electrification Initiatives

Monday, June 12, 2023

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Ballroom B6

11:30 am-11:50 am

New York State’s Drive Clean rebate for electric vehicles: Measures of impact

Brett Williams
Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE)
United States

Brett Williams, PhD, is Principal Advisor for EV Programs at CSE. He is a point person for EV market and policy analysis, stakeholder engagement, and program design, strategy, and evaluation. Previously, he was an Assistant Adjunct Professor of Public Policy at UCLA, a postdoctoral scholar at UC Berkeley, and a researcher for Amory Lovins at the RMI. Brett has a PhD from UC Davis, a master’s degree Cambridge University (UK), and an undergraduate degree from Pomona College.

11:50 am-12:10 pm

Green charging of electric vehicles under a net-zero emissions policy transition in California

Alan Jenn
University of California, Davis
United States

Alan Jenn is currently an associate professional researcher at the Electric Vehicle Research Center of the Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) at the University of California, Davis as well as an affiliate at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a PhD in the department of Engineering and Public Policy (EPP) and has undergraduate degrees in Molecular and Cell Biology, Music, and Energy and Resources from the University of California, Berkeley. Alan’s research is focused on plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs): integration with the electric grid, adoption of the technology, use in ride-hailing companies (such as Uber and Lyft), and its impact on transportation finance.

12:10 pm-12:30 pm

On designing Quebec’s zero-emission vehicle mandate

Marilou Gosselin

Marilou Gosselin has been working in the transportation sector for Québec’s Ministry of Environment, the Fight against Climate Change, Wildlife, and Parks for 20 years. She coordinates a transportation team in the Program and Mobilization Direction, responsible, among other programs and regulations, of Quebec's zero-emission vehicles standard. Her educational background is a baccalaureate in Microbiology, a master's degree in Civil Engineering and a certificate in Education from Laval University in Quebec City.

12:30 pm-12:50 pm

Ohio NEVI Plan implementation challenges and opportunities

Paul El Asmar
HNTB Corporation
United States

Paul El Asmar is a Transportation Engineer with 2 years of experience in data analytics, travel demand modeling, and intelligent transportation systems. His current work with HNTB focuses on smart cities, electrification, and advanced air mobility, with the goals of improving equity and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Paul lives in Columbus Ohio and is originally from Lebanon.