Sid Ali Randi received the Engineering degree in electrical engineering from Ecole Nationale Polytechnique, Algiers, 1995, and Ph.D. degree from Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, Toulouse, France, in 2003. He has more than 15 years’ experience in the design and simulation of electrical machines and electrical drives for different industrial applications, in particular, axial and radial flux permanent magnet motors for electric mobility. He is currently a Research and Development Engineer in Electric Machines and Drives with the Simulation Department, Renault Technocenter, Guyancourt, France. He is also working as R&D Engineer at VEDECOM Institute. He is mainly working now on the design of innovative eMachines for EV and HEV applications. Mr Randi is also IEEE member.