Benedicte Ballot-Miguet is a research engineer in industrial and commercial refrigeration for Electricity of France. She has a PhD in Material Sciences from Paris University, as well as a Bachelor in Social Sciences. She began to work for EDF (Electricity of France) in 1996, and she successively worked as a researcher, a lab manager, and a project manager. She contributes to on site audits and on site measurements for EDF customers. She contributes to international research projects related to Cold Thermal Energy Storage, Energy Efficiency and Working Fluids.