Loic Boulon

Loïc Boulon

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
IEEE Region
Region 07 (Canada)
Technical Area
EV, fuel cell, and hybrid vehicles
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Loïc Boulon received the master degree in electrical and automatic control engineering from the University of Lille (France), in 2006. Then, he obtained a PhD in electrical engineering from University of Franche-Comté (France). Since 2010, he is a professor at UQTR (Full Professor since 2016) and he works into the Hydrogen Research Institute (Deputy director since 2019). His work deals with modeling, control and energy management of multiphysics systems. His research interests include hybrid electric vehicles, energy and power sources (fuel cell systems, batteries and ultracapacitors). He has published more than 140 scientific papers in peer-reviewed international journals and international conferences and given over 40 invited conferences all over the word. In 2019, he is the world most cited authors of the topic "Proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFC); Fuel cells; Cell stack" in Elsevier SciVal. In 2015, Loïc Boulon was general chair of the IEEE-Vehicular Power and Propulsion Conference in Montréal (QC, Canada). Prof. Loïc Boulon is now VP-Motor Vehicles of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society and he found the "IEEE VTS Motor Vehicle Challenge". He has been the holder of the Canada Research Chair in Energy Sources for the Vehicles of the future and he is now the Director of the Réseau Québécois sur l'Energie Intelligente.

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Position History:
  • 2022-Present   Motor Vehicles Committee Chair (Motor Vehicles Committee)
  • 2022-Present   Vehicular Power and Propulsion Committee Member (Vehicular Power and Propulsion Committee)
  • 2020-Present   Long Range Planning Committee Member (Long Range Planning Committee)
  • 2018-2022   Vice President Motor Vehicles (VTS Officers)
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