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by Bruno Sareni - published on , updated on

Position: Senior Scientist CNRS

Research group: GENESYS (Groupe Energie Electrique et SYStémique)

Tel: +33 (0)5 34 32 24 22


LAPLACE - Laboratoire PLAsma et Conversion d’Energie
2, rue Charles Camichel
BP 7122
31071 Toulouse Cedex 7

Research keywords : design, systemics, optimization, MDO, integrated EMS, robustness, complexity, more electrical aircraft, smart microgrids

Publications (> 300 références, H-index (Scopus) : 20) : >80 journals, >170 conferences with 18 invited papers ; 10 patents; 12 edited chapters/books; 40 co directed PHD Theses

Experience of collaborative projects (> 40 projects): numerous industrial partners (Alstom, SNCF, Leroy Somer, Schneider, EDF, Cirtem, INEO/SCLE, AREVA SE, Valorem, Nidec, Airbus, Safran, Liebherr, Thales, Saft; coordinator of EU H2020 HASTECS project (2017-22) : hybrid electric propulsion of future aircrafts; stay in industry : >10 years consultant/expert Airbus (more electric aircraft)

Responsabilities in and out of LAPLACE:

  • Adinistrative Council Toulouse INP (2008-2012), comitees/president of HCERES, member of scientific councils,…
  • Head of research team : launch of GENESYS (1998) headed during 16 years
  • Delegate Head of Laplace Lab since 2015

Key references :
X. Roboam & al, "Systemic Design Methodologies for Electrical Energy Systems: Analysis, synthesis and management’’, edited in Sept 2012 by ISTE Wiley, ISBN 978-1-84821-388-3, 374 pages.
X. Roboam & al, ‘’Integrated design by optimization of electrical energy systems’’, edited in July 2012 by ISTE Wiley, ISBN 978-1-84821-389-0, 292 pages.
A. Jaafar, B. Sareni, X. Roboam, “A Systemic Approach Integrating Driving Cycles for the Design of Hybrid Locomotives“, IEEE Trans On Vehicular Technologies, Oct 2013, Vol 62, N°8, ISSN :0018-9545, pp 3541-3550.
X. Roboam, B. Sareni, A. De Andrade, ‘towards optimized electrical networks embedded in “more electrical aircraft”, IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, issue IV, 2012. (Invited communication, best paper award IEEE IES 2013).
R. Rigo-Mariani, B. Sareni and X. Roboam, ‘’Integrated Optimal Design of a Smart Microgrid With Storage’’, IEEE Trans on Smart Grids, 2015.
H.Ounis, X. Roboam, B. Sareni, “An Iterative Method for Selecting Decision Variables in Analytical Optimization Problem”, International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanic (IJAEM, IOS Press), 53, 2017.
A. Varais, X. Roboam, F. Lacressonnière, C. Turpin, J.M. Cabello, E. Bru, J. Pulido, “Scaling of wind energy conversion system for time-accelerated and size-scaled experiments” Elsevier MATCOM journal (Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, Electrimacs2017 special issue), 158 (2019).
X. Roboam, ‘’Integrated optimal design trends from non propulsive systems to hybrid power train of more electric aircrafts, Keynote presentation, ’’ EPE-ECCE conf, Genova Sept 2019.