Dr Yasmine Assef obtained her electrical engineering MS degree from Ecole Spéciale des Travaux Publics in Paris, France in 1993, and her PhD degree in electrical engineering from University Paris VI, France in 1997. Yasmine joined Alstom in 1998 and held different positions in the domain of power grid energy management systems. In 2011, Yasmine joined the newly funded joint venture between Alstom Grid and Bouygues, EMBIX, specialized in Smart grid consulting services for Smart cities, as Deputy CEO. Since 2016, she joined the Renault Group, as Program Manager and Expert for Energy Services, within the Electric Vehicle Business Unit.


Dr. Assef’s SP2017 keynote presentation will be entitled and summarized as:

“Driving the smart cities energy: the role of Electric Vehicles”

Giving the high growth of EV market in Europe and around the world, the storage and power capacity represented by the fleet of BEV will play a significant role in the development of Smart cities. The keynote gives the vision of Renault Group, European leader of BEV market.