EVS36 — 36th Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exposition
Lecture Sessions

7E - Sustainability and Accessibility

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Ballroom B7

8:00 am-8:20 am

Quantifying the environmental justice impacts of zero-emission vehicles

Sam Pournazeri
ICF Incorporated L.L.C
United States

Sam Pournazeri is the Director of Clean Transportation and Energy at ICF and is a nationally recognized expert with over 10 years of experience in advanced transportation technologies, data analytics, emissions, energy, cost modeling, and development of sustainable transportation strategies. At ICF, Sam leads the company's state and local portfolios on transportation electrification and decarbonization. He helps various local and state governments with development of policies and strategies to decarbonize their transportation system through alternative fuel technologies as well as low carbon fuels. Sam has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and is a certified Professional Engineer with the State of California.

8:20 am-8:40 am

Economic and environmental assessment of technologies optimizing the execution of long trips for electric vehicle

Léa D'amore
Vrije Universiteit Brussel – MOBI

Léa D’amore obtained a master’s degree at l’Ecole des Mines de Nancy in Environmental, Energy and Process Engineering, and specialised in environmental system analysis during an exchange program at Chalmers University of Technology. She is currently a PhD student in MOBI, at Vrije Universiteit Brussels, working on the environmental performances of passenger cars. She is involved in the projects CEVOLVER, Ecoscore and uCARe.

8:40 am-9:00 am

Heterogeneity of electric vehicle ownership across rural California

Anya Robinson
University of California, Davis
United States

Anya Robinson is a PhD student in the Transportation Technology and Policy program at UC Davis. She undertakes research at the Institute for Transportation Studies in the Electric Vehicle Research Center. Anya is interested in understanding the role policy plays in promoting equitable zero emissions technology adoption. Anya holds a BSc and an MSc in Environmental Management and GIS from the University of Western Australia.