Programme in detail

Detailed programme


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Last update on February 1st, 2015.


Tuesday 14.00 - Opening and keynote session

Chair: Florent Christophe, SEE


Keynote address 1 - Towards a more electrical aircraft ?

Charles Champion, Airbus


Welcome addresses

François Gérin, SEE 

Jean Tkaczkuk, Midi-Pyrénées Council

Serge Bérenger, Safran LPS ; Christopher Gerada, University of Nottingham


Keynote address 2 - More Electrical Aircraft : Potential impacts on the supply chain

André Benhamou,  Tompasse



Tuesday 16.00 - Oral session 1 –- Architecture Trends for More Electric Aircraft

Chair: Christopher Gerada, University of Nottingham


O1-1 More Electric Aircraft: a status on Cleansky breakthroughs

Jérôme Faucher, Etienne Foch, Airbus


O1-2 The Bombardier More Electric Aircraft Project         (Cancelled)

Antonio Ricciardi, Bombardier Aerospace

P2-24 Technology integration maturity assessment for aircraft development programs

Susan Liscouet-Hanke, Bombardier Aerospace               (Replacing O1-2)


O1-3 Toward a More Electric Falcon business Jet

Bernard Baldini, Dassault Aviation


O1-4 More Electric Aircraft – An Operator / MRO perspective

Sven Biller, Lufthansa Technik


O1-5  Certification of Electrical System.                           (Cancelled)

Jerome Bruel, EASA



Tuesday 18.30 – Welcome party – Capitole (city hall), salle des Illustres – Jointly with FDFC

( Map in the folder – Bring your invitation)



Wednesday 8.00 – Keynote session


Chair: Serge Bérenger, Safran LPS


Keynote address 3 - A more electric innovation chain in Europe
Eric Dautriat, Cleansky
Keynote address 4 - Power and Data Systems - Hunting for simplification
Alain Sauret, Safran LPS
Keynote address 5 - How the More Electric Aircraft is influencing a More Electric Engine and More!
Colin Smith, Rolls-Royce



Wednesday 9.10 - Oral session 2 –– The more/all Electric Engine

Chair: Dushan Boroyevitch, Virginia Tech


O2-1 Integration of Electrical Machines into the Engine: Routemap of Technology Options & Opportunities

Philip McGoldrick, Safran LPS


O2-2 Aircraft Starter-Generator System based on Permanent-Magnet Machine fed by Active Front-End Rectifier

Serhiy Bozhko et al., University of Nottingham


O2-3 State of the art of Helicopter Hybrid Propulsion

Christian Mercier et al., Airbus Helicopters


O2-4 Full electrical E-Fan aircraft for general aviation: Project Overview and main perspectives. Innovations and challenges

Emmanuel Joubert et al., Airbus Group


O2-5 Distributed Electrical Aerospace Propulsion

Mark Husband et al., Rolls-Royce


 Wednesday 11.20 - Poster Session 1 –- Architectures & technologies


Trends for architectures & technologies

P1-1 Electrification and  Intellectualization. The Two Main Aircraft Power Systems Evolution Trends

Zybin E.Yu et al., GosNIIAS


P1-2 A Hybrid System for Ice Protection and Detection

Tobias Strobl et al., Airbus Group Innovation


P1-3  Safety & Energy Efficiency Research on Advanced More Electrical Flight Control Actuation Systems for Short/Middle Range Passenger Aircraft

V. Kuvshinov et al., TsaGi


P1-4 Towards More Optimization for Aircraft Energy Conversion Systems

Alain Tardy et al., Virginia Tech


P1-5 The Impact of Additive Manufacturing on the Development of Electrical Machines for MEA Applications: A Feasibility Study

Michele Garibaldi et al., University of Nottingham


P1-6  Integration of Novel Aerospace Technologies : The INNOVATE Project

Constanza Ahumada et al., University of Nottingham


P1-7  An overview of two UAV projects developed within the INNOVATE program

Sarah Roggia et al. ., University of Nottingham


P1-8  Sawtooth pattern to reduce fuel consumption of hybrid planes

H.Bourjot et al., SMA


P1-9  Study of Hybrid Electric Propulsion for a Radical Aircraft Concept

G. Barraud et al., Airbus


P1-10  Electric Distributed Propulsion for Small Business Aircraft : A Concept-Plane

J. Hermetz et al., Onera


P1-11 A Concept Plane using electric distributed propulsion - Evaluation of advanced power architecture           

M. Ridel et al., Onera


P1-12 A Collaborative Optimization Strategy for the Design of More Electric Aircraft Networks

Djamel Hadbi et al., Laplace


P1-13 Design and development of a hybrid NACA 4412 morphing airfoil

Johannes Scheller et al., Laplace


P1-14  Advancements in Hydraulic Systems for the More Electric Aircraft

Jeff Skinner et al., Eaton


Integration of MEA equipment, EMC and thermal issues

P1-15 Methodology for predicting degradation shape and depth of a CFRP during short-circuit current injection

Jean Rivenc et al., Airbus Group Innovation


P1-16 Ground Return Fluctuation management in More Electric Rotorcraft

Marc Meyer et al., Airbus Helicopters


P1-17 A Global Optimization Approach Integrating Low Frequency Switching Harmonics Standard for Electric Actuators Design in Aircraft Electrical Networks: Harmonics/Weight Optimization

Slim Hrigua et al., G2ELab


P1-18 Hardware-in-the-Loop-Testing of Control Units for Dynamic, High-Precision Electric Drives

Andreas Himmler, dSPACE


P1-19 Thermal models of components for preliminary design of more electrical aircraft systems.

Florian Sanchez et al., Institut Clément Ader


P1-20 First-step sizing of high internal temperature machines

Daniel Roger et al., Université de Lille Nord de France


P1-21 MECEP Project - Mastering Conducted Emissions  on Power Equipment

Christian Marot et al., Airbus Group Innovation


P1-22 Integrated Modular Power Electronics: Achievements and Challenges

T. Bensalah et al., Thales AES


P1-23 Arc tracking energy balance: application to copper and aluminium aeronautic wires

Th. André et al., Laplace


P1-24 Partial discharge detection in electric apparatus fed by PWM like inverter in aircraft environment: a laboratory study.

Cedric Abadie et al., IRT Saint-Exupéry


P1-25 Technological bricks and predictive tools   for power conversion chains

J. Genoulaz et al., LPS Safran Group


Wednesday 14.00 - Oral session 3 –- Inserting new technologies into programmes


Chair:  Jean-Charles Maré, INSA


O3-1 Transferring the Experience and Technology of Electric Mobility into Aircraft

Peter Glöckner et al., FAG Aerospace


O3-2 Electrical Power Generation & Start Solutions for the Falcon 5X Program

François Biais et al., Thales AES


O3-3 APU on More Electrical Aircraft : a vision for the future

Jean-Francois Rideau et al., Microturbo


O3-4 Integrated Design by Optimization of Power Systems for More Electric Aircraft

Bo Wen et al., Virginia Tech


O3-5 Strategy for COMAC More Electric Aircraft Development

Yuan Li Kang, COMAC


Wednesday 16.10 -  Poster Session 2 –- Energy management


Power management

P2-1 Advanced Embedded Data Platforms for Distributed Power Management 

Jacques Gatard et al., TTTech                                          (Replacing O5-1)                                          


P2-2 Implementation of a firmware for electrical energy management logics and verification in Labview simulation environment

Beniamino Guida et al., Aeromechs


P2-3 DACAPO® – The energy-autonomous cabin

Ronny A. Knepple, Diehl Aerospace


P2-4 High Power Density 45kW SiC Converter Design and Performances

Nicolas Dheilly et al., Labinal Power Systems



Power generation

P2-5 Sliding mode control for aeronautical electrical generators

Alberto Cavallo et al., 2nd. University of Naples


P2-6 Novel Winding Concept for MEA Actuators

Puvan Arumugam et al., University of Nottingham


P2-7 Powerloss Analysis of a Permanent-Magnet Machine Based Starter/Generator Fed by an Active Front-End Rectifier

Tao Yang et al., University of Nottingham


P2-8 Modelling of the High Speed Multi-Pole Synchronous Generator for Application in More Electric Aircraft Power Systems

Michał Michna et al., Gdansk University of Technology


P2-9 Integrative methodologies to improve operation of Starter/Generator system in More Electric Aircraft

Constanza Ahumada et al., University of Nottingham


P2-10 Comparison of multi-physics optimization methods for high speed synchronous reluctance machines

Mauro Di Nardo et al., University of Nottingham


P2-11 An electrical “robust channel” for aircraft hydraulic power generation.

A design and test review.

Thomas Delphin et al., Laplace/Thales AES



Energy storage

P2-12 Integrated interleaved active balancing converter for battery management applications

Kremena Vladimirova et al., Freemens


P2-13 Super capacitor battery hybridization with high power density bidirectional converter

Michel Jamot, Airbus Helicopters


P2-14 SOC Needs for optimal active or passive Li-ion balancing techniques

Xavier Pichon et al., G2Elab


P2-15 High purity hydrogen generation via catalytic partial dehydrogenation of kerosene Jet A-1

Mélanie Taillades et al., University of Montpellier



P2-16 Simple hybrid propulsion model for hybrid aircraft design space exploration

Mathieu Belleville, Airbus


P2-17 Performance assessment methodology of a commercial aircraft associated with a hybrid propulsion system

Adrien Pertat et al., Snecma


P2-18 Propulsion System Optimisation Approach for Hybrid/Electric Aircraft

Peter Malkin et al., Cranfield University


P2-19 EGTS® – Electric taxi solution

Christophe Devillers, Messier-Bugatti-Dowty


          MEA certification

P2-20 Electric taxiing technology – smart solution to decrease negative environmental effect of aircraft

M.Pogosyan et al., JSC United Aircraft Corporation


P2-21 Repercussions from MEA  on Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems

Serge Roques, Safran LPS


P2-22 Sustainment of MEA EWIS

Michael Traskos et al., Lectromec


P2-23 SSPC based Electrical Power Distribution Unit for a Part 23 aircraft

Carlo Cardu et al., Piaggio Aero Industries


P2-24 Technology integration maturity assessment for aircraft development programs

Susan Liscouet-Hanke, Bombardier Aerospace                           (Replacing  O1-2)


P2-25 Impact of More Electrical Aircraft on Electrical Wiring Interconnection System

Ludovic Ybanez et al., LPS Safran


P2-26 Reliability of electrical insulation systems (EIS) in power distribution network and conversion chains

Michel Dunand et al., LPS Safran



Wednesday 20.00 – Gala dinner

(Mercure hotel next to the conference center  - Bring your invitation)


Thursday 8.00 – Oral Session 4 –Fuel Cells for More Electric Aircraft  


(joint session with FDFC2015 in Saint-Exupéry auditorium)

Co-chairs: Xavier Roboam – Laplace; Frank Thielecke- TUHH                  


O4-1 Overview of MEA architectures and key technologies

Etienne Foch, Airbus


O4-2 General state of the art of the fuel cells' aeronautical applications.

Franck Masset et al., Zodiac Aerospace


O4-3 Optimized hydrogen fuel cell systems for MOA and all electric propulsion drivetrains

Josef Kallo et al., DLR


O4-4 Fuel Cell system integration for aeronautic applications

T. Horde et al., Snecma DMS


 O4-5 Key Drivers for Aeronautic Batteries. Today and Future Aircrafts Electrically Powered

Florence Fusalba et al., CEA


Thursday 10.50 – Oral Session 5 –Products & Technologies Advances

Chair: Hervé Morvan, University of Nottingham


O5-1  Advanced Magnetic Technologies for MEA                                                (Cancelled)

V.A. Kargopoltsev et al., JSC United Aircraft Corporation


P2-1 Advanced Embedded Data Platforms for Distributed Power Management 

Jacques Gatard et al., TTTech                                                                          (Replacing O5-1)


O5-2 Methodologies for the optimal design of the Integrated Modular Power Electronics Cabinet

X.Giraud et al., Airbus/Université de Toulouse


O5-3 Latest advances in Electric Primary Flight Control Actuation

Yvan Carlier et al., UTC Aerospace Systems


O5-4 Power Electronics and Control: Key competencies for aircraft electrical systems competitiveness

Sébastien Vieillard, Safran LPS


O5-5 Advanced Power Electronics for Aerospace Applications

Jan Uhlig et al., Liebherr Aerospace



Thursday 13.50 - Poster Session P3 –Actuators & components


Technologies & components

P3-1 Effective Management of MVA-range electric Power in Aircraft enabled by high Tc superconducting systems

Sergey Samoilenkov et al., Superox


P3-2 Study of a superconducting motor with high specific torque

A.Rada et al., University of Lorraine


P3-3 Partial discharges measurements at the constituents’ level of aerospace power electronics converters

Benjamin Cella et al., Liebherr Elektronik


P3-4 Automatic generation of windings for permanent magnet synchronous machines dedicated to embedded systems

D. Jarrot et al., Laplace


P3-5 Multi-objective Optimization dedicated to the design of MEA Equipment

Jérémy Bourdon et al., Laplace/Airbus


P3-6 Pyro Fail Safe SSPC for Fault-Tolerant Converters and Safe HVDC-Power Network

Josep Domingo Salvany et al., Nexter Electronics


P3-7  FilSiC – From the epi layer to the chip

Grégory Grosset et al., IBS


P3-8  Energy Harvesting for Wireless in Flight Testing on A321 Aircraft

P.Durand Estèbe et al., LAAS


P3-9  Maturing DC Protection Methods for the More-Electric Aircraft

K. Fong et al., University of Strathclyde


P3-10 Local HVDC Network Architectures and Challenges

Benoît Michaud, Safran Labinal Power Systems




P3-11 Design of embedded electromechanical power hinge mini actuator for electric aircraft concept.

S.L. Samsonovich et al., MAI


P3-12 Distributed and electrically synchronized EMA’s net for a new type of secondary Flight Control System

Jean-Claude Derrien et al., Sagem Défense & Sécurité


3-13 On Hinge Rotary Electro Mechanical Actuator development for primary flight control surfaces

Aurore Sassier, Sagem Défense & Sécurité


3-14 Research of Aircraft Flight Dynamics Peculiarities Due to the Using of Electric Actuators in Control System

V.M. Kuvshinov , Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute


3-15 Design and modeling of the piezoelectric motor based on three resonance actuators

Roland Ryndzionek et al., Gdansk University of Technology


P3-16 Position Control of Direct-Driven Hydraulic Drive without Conventional Oil Tank for More Electric Aircraft

Tatiana Minav et al., Aalto University


P3-17 Investigation of alternative actuator configurations for aerospace applications

K. Anagnostopoulos et al., National Technical University of Athens


P3-18 Two synchronous permanent magnet machine frameworks for a direct drive active stick application

Jean-Francois Allias et al., Laplace


P3-19  Electromechanical Actuator for Helicopter Landing Gears

M. Rottach et al., Liebherr Aerospace


P3-20 Models for dimensioning hybrid morphing airfoil actuating system

Gurvan Jodin et al., Laplace /IMFT


MRO, health monitoring

P3-21 Saliency Tracking-based Condition Monitoring for Electromechanical Actuators

Jesus Arellano-Padilla et al., University of Nottingham


P3-22 An integrated prognostic and condition monitoring strategy for primary flight control electro-mechanical actuators

Thu-Hien Pham et al., DLR


Cooling concepts

P3-23  An Energy Efficient and Lightweight On-Board Cooling System using CO2

Johannes Chodura et al., Hamburg University of Technology


P3-24  Dynamic management of electrical and thermal power

Kader Benmachou et al.,Liebherr Aerospace


High temperature technology

P3-25   200°C Operating Temperature Film Capacitors

Mark Donhowe et al.,W.L.Gore & Associates


P3-26  Winding wires for high temperature machine

G. Vélu et al., Univ. Lille Nord de France


P3-27  Quantitative power density limits of aerospace permanent magnet  synchronous machines

M. van der Geest et al., Delft University of Technology



Thursday 15.10 – Round tables

Moderator: Thierry Dubois


RT1 - MEA technologies maturity and seamless product insertion

Prepared by Serge Bérenger, Safran LPS


RT2 - Bridging the gap: linking industry to academia

Prepared by Christopher Gerada, University of Nottingham


Thursday 17.10 – Conference closing


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