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IFPEN is leading the MOBIDEC PEPR, an upstream research component supporting the French national acceleration strategy for the digitalization and decarbonization of mobility, alongside Gustave Eiffel University, joint leader of the research program. Integrated in the France 2030 objective, it is aimed at developing an efficient, sovereign and resilient mobility sector.
Carnot IFPEN Transports Energie
Innovation and Industry

Carnot IFPEN Transports Energie

The IFPEN Transports Energie Carnot Institute is an active player in the energy and environmental transition towards low-carbon and sustainable mobility. It proposes and develops innovative, technological and/or digital solutions for industry, users and public decision-makers, aimed at increasing the energy efficiency and reducing the environmental impacts of transport systems
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Thomas LEROY

Project Manager Electrochimical Systems and Energy Management
Thomas Leroy is graduated from ESSTIN and received the PhD degree in Control theory and Mathematics from the Ecole des Mines ParisTech, France, in 2010. He joined IFPEN as control research engineer on
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Mobility modeling and analysis research engineer
Pierre Michel obtained in 2015 a PhD from Université d’Orléans for his thesis work on Hybrid Electric Vehicle energy management. After a post-doc at Argonne National Laboratory on Connected and
Swumble™ concept
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SWUMBLE™ concept: high efficiency gasoline engine for future hybrid vehicles

IFPEN proposes an innovative combustion system based on Swumble™ approach and advanced engine control algorithms.
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Chaouki HABCHI

Senior Researcher
HDR-Associated with SMEMaG Doctoral School CentraleSupelec
PhD from the Sorbonne University (PARIS-6) obtained in 1990 in the field of Computational Fluid Mechanics. HDR ( habil itation à diriger des recherches ) from the Institut National Polytechnique de
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Stéphane RAUX

Head of Department / PhD in process engineering and advanced technologies
Stéphane Raux, graduated from the ESTACA engineering school and holder of a PhD in process engineering and advanced technologies from Sorbonne University-UPMC, works at IFP Energies nouvelles since
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Gilles Bruneaux

Director, PhD in Energetics, Optical Diagnostics for Engine Combustion specialist
Engineering degree from Ecole Centrale Paris in 1992. PhD on combustion modeling in internal combustion engines at IFPEN/Ecole Centrale Paris, 1996. National accreditation to supervise research (HDR)
Issues and Foresight

Electric vehicles

All-electric vehicles operate with a battery and an electric motor. The large-capacity battery has to be recharged with the vehicle stationary at a charging station. Environmental benefits Challenges to overcome Progress in terms of range and costs
Issues and Foresight

Hybrid vehicles

[currently being updated] The vehicle is equipped with a combined IC/electric powertrain system and two energy storage systems: a fuel tank and a battery. Energy use optimization Good environmental performances Technical and economic challenges