Alain Bouscayrol

Alain Bouscayrol

University of Lille / L2EP
IEEE Region
Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
Technical Area
EV, fuel cell, and hybrid vehicles
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Alain Bouscayrol received Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France, in 1995. From 1996 to 2005, he was Associate Professor at University Lille1, Sciences and Technologies, France, where he has been a Professor since 2005. From 1998 to 2004, he managed the Multi-machine Multi-converter Systems project of GdR-ME2MS, a national research program of CNRS (French National Centre of Scientific Research). From 2004 to 2019, he managed the national network on Energy Management of Hybrid Electric Vehicles, France. SInce 2016 he is coordinator of the CUMIN interdisciplinary programme of University of Lille on campus based on elctromobility. His research interests at the L2EP (Laboratory of Electrical Engineering ) include graphical descriptions (Energetic Macroscopic Representation) for control of electric drives, wind energy conversion systems, railway traction systems, hybrid electric vehicles and hardware-in-the-loop simulation. His collaborative works with industry on energy management for vehicles include Siemens Transportation Systems, PSA Peugeot Citroen, Nexter Systems, Valeo and SNCF. He was General Chair of IEEE VPPC 2010 (Vehicle Power Propulsion Conference), Sept. 2010, Lille, France, co-chair of EPE 2013 ECCE Europe (European Power Electronics and drives), Sept. 2013, Lille, France and co-chair of IEEE VPPC 2014, Oct. 2014, Coimbra, Portugal . From 2014 to 2019, he has been nominated Chair of the Vehicle Power Propulsion technical committee by IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. From 2014 to 2018, he has been appointed Associate Editor of IEEE transactions on Vehicular Technology. Since 2019 he is chair of the VPPC steering committee. He is coordinator of the PANDA European Project on testing of electrified vehicles. He is director of the International Associated Lab eCAMPUS of University of Lille and University of Québec Trois Rivières focused on campus based on electromobility.

Research Interest: Fuel-cell vehicles, Electric vehicles, Energy management, Hybrid vehicles, Traction control

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Position History:
  • Present   Associate Editor (OJVT Editorial Board)
  • 2022-Present   Vehicular Power and Propulsion Committee Member (Vehicular Power and Propulsion Committee)
  • Past   Vehicular Power and Propulsion Chair (Vehicular Power and Propulsion Committee)
  • 2022-2022   Motor Vehicles Committee Member (Motor Vehicles Committee)
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