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ELS Team @ KIT | Embedded lighting


ELS Team @ KIT  Yesterday, the ELS team visited its colleagues at the Lighting Institute of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) We were received by Prof. Dr. Cornelius Neumann, Head of Optical Technologies in Automotive & General Lighting Technology Department. This was the opportunity to draw the conclusions of the European study that we have just completed in common but also to take stock of our various theses in progress and  meet Max Baumann, PhD student. Finally, we have envisaged a new cooperation for 2020. To be continued…. Previous article ELS Event 2019 !   Next article ELS @ Students [...]

ELS Team @ KIT | Embedded lighting2020-01-24T11:22:50+00:00

ELS @ STRATE École de Design


This week at STRATE Ecole de Design, just ended with presentation of the projects of our ELS students together with STRATE students !

ELS @ STRATE École de Design2020-01-24T11:18:38+00:00

ELS Chair @ ISAL – Darmstadt


Tomorrow ELS Team will participate to the ISAL – International Symposium on Automotive Lighting in Darmstadt This year, ELS will be there not only on their booth – number 16, see attached map- at this famous congress, but also Dr Azouigui, our Head of ELS Research, will make a lecture  on “Advanced Lighting Function based on road projection for departing indication in parking lots”  on Tuesday pm.

ELS Chair @ ISAL – Darmstadt2020-01-24T11:14:48+00:00

ELS 2019/20 session: let’s get started !


After the 1st “Welcome week”, now it is time to tackle the real life… And it stars with the UE1M1 module: “Fundamentals of Optics for Lighting”. Great introduction !

ELS 2019/20 session: let’s get started !2020-01-24T11:13:08+00:00

ELS 2019/20 Session: 1st and Welcome Week !


ELS 2019/20 Session 5th day ! In the morning, ELS students were invited in AL Automotive Lighting Rear Lamps France in Trappes. A Mouchon, R&D Director presented the activities of AL Then, the AL Team, A Sornin, Optical Manager, D Mercier, Engineering Lighting Design Manager, F Chesneau, Design Validation Manager, M Cyganek, Electronics Design Manager explained how Project Lifecycle, Development Process, etc… work.   In the afternoon, we went to Institut d’ Optique Graduate School – IOGS – in Palaiseau / Plateau de Saclay. Gaelle Lucas-Leclin, Lecturer, Professor and ELS Optic Program Manager, presented Institut d’Optique activities and laboratories. Then, as [...]

ELS 2019/20 Session: 1st and Welcome Week !2020-01-24T11:10:22+00:00

ELS 2019/20 Session: here we go again!


4th day: all about Autonomous Vehicles! In the morning, let’s start with the theoretical portion! Vincent JUDALET (ESTACA @ VEDECOM) made a deep dive in the Autonomous Vehicle scope, including – of course- the Lighting activity, with the trend to Road Projections. In the afternoon, ELS Students were invited on VEDECOM location in Satory, close to Versailles. We were hosted by Fethi B. Ouezdou, Scientific Director of VEDECOM. Then, Mike Levy; Director of Design Mobility in STRATE Ecole de Design, showed us the new use cases generated by Autonomous Driving. Accueil

ELS 2019/20 Session: here we go again!2020-01-24T10:49:18+00:00

ELS 2019/20 Session: here we go again!


3rd day of the “Welcome Week” with the visit of PSA in Velizy, organized by Dr. Whilk GONCAVES, Lighting Expert in PSA Groupe. First, we had the chance to have a presentation of the new lighting functionalities implemented on new PSA vehicles – such as DS 7, Electric DS 3 and new 208 but also new 2008!  The explanations came from Laurent SEREZAT, one on the founding members of the ELS Chair several years ago! Good to see him again! In the afternoon, Nathalie LARRIBEAU, Senior Lighting Engineering ProLab Peugeot Style, explained us the “art” of convergence between Designers and the [...]

ELS 2019/20 Session: here we go again!2020-01-24T10:46:49+00:00

ELS 2019/20 Session: here we go again!


The 2nd day of the 1st week started with a visit to Renault Technocentre, driven by Francois BEDU, Lighting Expert in Renault. Students had the opportunity to discover: The photometry room, allowing them to compare new Captur real headlamp, mock-up and simulation The benchmark room The night drive simulator, HELIOS The C.A.V.E etc… They also met alumni of ELS there, Amanda VIERA-FERNANDES, Tarek BELLA et Valère CALAIS, working now at Renault.

ELS 2019/20 Session: here we go again!2020-01-24T10:44:51+00:00