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Seminar: The Fascinating Problem of Harnessing Energy from Ocean Waves

8 May 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Dr. Adi Kurniawan
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg University, Denmark

Harnessing energy from ocean waves in a cost-effective manner remains one great unsolved problem of our time. While great strides toward solving this problem were made in the 1970s to early 1980s, since then progress has been slow. What have we gained from many years of research into this fascinating subject, and how can we move forward? This talk will give an overview of the history and theory behind ocean wave energy conversion, as well as outline some research directions toward identifying cost-effective solutions to harness wave energy and thus realizing the potential of wave energy to make a substantial contribution to our future energy supply.

Seminar: The Fascinating Problem of Harnessing Energy from Ocean Waves

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Date:
8 May 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Venue

POST 723
1680 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
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Phone:
(808) 956-7572

Organizer

Department of Ocean and Resources Engineering
Phone:
1 (808) 956-7572
Website:
www.soest.hawaii.edu/ore