Christian Vollaire received his Mater in electrical engineering in 1994 and a his PhD degree in electrical engineering from the École Centrale de Lyon (France) in 1997. In 1998, he joined the AMPERE laboratory (CNRS 5005). He is currently full Professor at the École Centrale de Lyon, his teaching focuses on electrical engineering and power electronics. He is responsible for Ampère's electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) activity. His research activities focus on EMC of power systems and contactless energy transfer using high-frequency electromagnetic waves. He is member of the reading committee of several international journals, member of the international congress scientific committee and scientific leader for numerous industrial and institutional contracts. From 2015 to 2020, he was Deputy Director of the Ampère Laboratory. Since 1st January 2021, he is the Director of the Laboratory.