EVS36 — 36th Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exposition
Dialogue Sessions

Dialogue with the Experts - Session B - Screen 03

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Hall C

2:00 pm-2:15 pm

Zero emission fleet composition optimization model

Laurane de Gendre
WSP France

Laurane is an Urban Systems Engineer, specialised in Public Transport planning and design. With 10 years’ experience worldwide, she is passionate about public transports, and demonstrated strong bus planning and network operations skills through projects around the globe (Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, France, Australia, New Zealand). Laurane is leading WSP Australia's national Zero-Emission Bus (ZEB) capability. She is involved in several Zero-Emission bus transition projects across Australia, building on the wide knowledge and experience of the Global WSP ZEB team. She recently relocated to Paris, France where she enjoys seeing electric buses at every street corner.

2:20 pm-2:35 pm

The role and potentials of electric vehicles in corporate mobility management

Tim Hettesheimer
Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI

Tim Hettesheimer is researcher at Fraunhofer ISI since 2010 and project manager in the Competence Center Energy Technologies and Energy Systems at Fraunhofer ISI since 2017. He studied general mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). He completed his doctorate at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. His research focuses on battery technologies and energy efficiency in industrial production processes and value chains.

2:40 pm-2:55 pm

When will California’s electric distribution system need to be upgraded to meet electric vehicle charging demand?

Yanning Li
University of California, Davis
United States

Yanning Li is currently a PhD candidate at the Plug-in Hybrid and Electric Vehicle (PH&EV) center of the Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) at the University of California, Davis. She graduated from ETH Zurich with a MSc in Energy Science and Technology, and has an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University. Yanning’s research is focused on grid integration of plug-in electric vehicles.

3:00 pm-3:15 pm

EV smart charging in buildings: Making the case for scale deployment

Nicolas Pinto-Vieira
Schneider Electric

Nicolas Pinto-Vieira is eMobility global business innovation director at Schneider Electric. His mission is to define and provide internal and external innovative solutions for the electrification of transportation and for the EV integration to HEMS and electricity grid network. He is a business and team leader passionate by people, innovation, and technology, with more than 15 years of experience in the industry and a deep expertise in energy management, strategic partnerships, and services.