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

DVN Report on automotive lighting regulation


 This week, DNV released their newest Report on the state of evolution in vehicle lighting regulations around the world. This new report looks at actual, ongoing, and forecast changes in regulatory attitude and practice, what differentiates harmonisation from standardisation and synchronisation.

DVN Report on automotive lighting regulation2020-01-24T10:32:08+00:00

VEDECOM / Autonomous Mobilities


VEDECOM – who will receive our students “ELS Post Master degree” in September – co-organizer of the conference: Autonomous Mobilities, territories and citizens Thursday 4 July 2019.

VEDECOM / Autonomous Mobilities2020-01-24T10:34:20+00:00

Interview of ELS students in their Professionnal Thesis: Fernando Palomeque


Fernando Palomeque, a Lighting Engineer, was sent to France to follow the ELS Post Master by his employer, Valeo of Spain in September 2018. He is currently doing his Professional Thesis at Valéo Spain since January and until June 2019. ELS Chair: Hi Fernando, can you give us your comments on the academic portion of the ELS program that you followed from September to December 2018? Fernando Palomeque: Since I am product engineer in the automotive field leading the development of a lighting device, I have learned so much regarding every related topic, but never in such a deep way as [...]

Interview of ELS students in their Professionnal Thesis: Fernando Palomeque2020-01-24T10:31:05+00:00