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12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Presidential Ballroom
   2017 brings many new changes to Washington. A new Administration and a new Congress will undoubtedly affect U.S. energy and environmental policy.

   Come hear viewpoints from influential policymakers on what will drive our national policy agenda over the next few years and how the National Hydropower Association (NHA) read more....
Plenary Session Speaker 1
Timothy Unruh
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Power, Office of Energy Efficienty and Renewable Energy
U.S. Department of Energy
United States
Plenary Session Speaker 2
Alejandro Moreno
Director, Water Power Technologies Office
U.S. Department of Energy
United States

2:15 PM-3:45 PM
Room: Statler
Session Chair
Brian Polagye
Associate Professor
University of Washington
United States
Presentations
Speaker
Jesse Roberts
Environmental Lead, Water Power Technologies
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Speaker
Rick Driscoll
Senior Engineer, Marine and Hydrokinetic Technologies, National Wind Technology Center
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
United States
Co-Author
Babarit Aurelien
Ecole Centrale de Nantes, Nantes
France
Co-Author
Ben Kennedy
Mechanical Engineer
Wave Venture Ltd.
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Claudio Bittencourt Ferreira
Business Development Director, Wave & Tidal
DNV GL
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Diana Bull
Research Engineer
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Co-Author
Jochem Weber
Chief Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Kim Nielsen
Wave Energy Consultant
Ramboll
Denmark
Co-Author
Ronan Costello
Senior Engineer
Wave Venture
United Kingdom
Speaker
Mary Ann Adonizio, P.E.
Director of Resource Assessment and Project Development
Verdant Power
United States
Co-Author
Dean Corren
Chief Technology Officer
Verdant Power
United States
Co-Author
Jonathan Colby
Director of Technology Performance
Verdant Power Inc.
United States
Speaker
Rick Driscoll
Senior Engineer, Marine and Hydrokinetic Technologies, National Wind Technology Center
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
United States
Co-Author
Alison LaBonte, PhD
United States
Co-Author
Ann Dallman
Senior R&D Engineer
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Co-Author
Budi Gunawan
Senior R&D Engineer
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Co-Author
Darshan Karwat
Assistant Professor
Arizona State University
United States
Co-Author
David Newborn
Naval Surface Center
United States
Co-Author
Diana Bull
Research Engineer
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Co-Author
Jochem Weber
Chief Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Kelley Ruehl
Technical Staff - Mechanical Engineer
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Co-Author
Lee Fingersh
Senior Engineer
NREL - National Renewable Energy Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Miguel Quintero
Ocean Engineer
NSWC Carderock
United States
Speaker
Rick Driscoll
Senior Engineer, Marine and Hydrokinetic Technologies, National Wind Technology Center
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
United States
Co-Author
Alison LaBonte, PhD
United States
Co-Author
Ann Dallman
Senior R&D Engineer
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Co-Author
Dale (Scott) Jenne
Engineer/Analyst
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
United States
Co-Author
Darshan Karwat
Assistant Professor
Arizona State University
United States
Co-Author
David Newborn
Naval Surface Center
United States
Co-Author
Diana Bull
Research Engineer
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Co-Author
Jochem Weber
Chief Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Miguel Quintero
Ocean Engineer
NSWC Carderock
United States
Co-Author
Robert Thresher
Research Fellow
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Vince Neary
MHK Technology Lead
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Speaker
Ann Dallman
Senior R&D Engineer
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Co-Author
Diana Bull
Research Engineer
Sandia National Laboratories
United States

4:15 PM-5:30 PM
Room: Pan American
Session Chair
Martin Wosnik
Associate Professor, Mechanical and Ocean Engineering
University of New Hampshire
United States
Presentations
Poster Presenter
Zhaoqing Yang, PhD
Chief Scientist, Coastal Ocean Modeling and Sciences Div
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Huijie Xue
Professor
University of Maine, School of Marine Sciences
United States
Co-Author
Levi Kilcher
Research Scientist
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Taiping Wang, PhD
Scientist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
United States
Co-Author
Xi Feng
Assistant Professor
Hohani University
China
Poster Presenter
Kelley Ruehl
Technical Staff - Mechanical Engineer
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Co-Author
Jennifer Van Rij
Research Engineer, Water Power Program
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
United States
Co-Author
Yi-Hsiang Yu, PhD
Senior Research Engineer, Water Power Program
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
United States
Poster Presenter
Taylor McKie
Undergraduate Student
Georgia Institute of Technology
United States
Co-Author
Kevin Haas
Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
United States
Poster Presenter
Robert Cavagnaro
Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Adam Brown, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher, APL
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Jim Thomson
Principal Oceanographer
University of Washington, Applied Physics Laboratory
United States
Poster Presenter
Curtis Rusch
Graduate Research Associate
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Andrew Stewart, PhD
Principal Engineer, Applied Physics Laboratory, and Associate Director, Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Brian Polagye
Associate Professor
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
James Joslin, PhD
Research Engineer
University of Washington Applied Physics Lab
United States
Poster Presenter
Jeremy Kasper
co-Director, Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center
University of Alaska Fairbanks
United States
Co-Author
Adeline de Montlaur
Associate Professor
Escola d'Enginyeria de Telecomunicació i Aeronàutica de Castelldefels-UPC
Spain
Co-Author
Akshay Bagi
Research Student
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Alberto Aliseda
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Anton Kulchitsky
Research Assistant Professor, Institute of Northern Engineering
University of Alaska Fairbanks
United States
Co-Author
Jerome Johnson
Research Professor, Institute of Northern Engineering
University of Alaska Fairbanks
United States
Co-Author
Paul Duvoy
Research Professional
University of Alaska Fairbanks
United States
Poster Presenter
Nick Konefal
Senior Hydrokinetic Research Engineer
Alaska Center for Energy and Power/University of Alaska Fairbanks
United States
Co-Author
Andrew Seitz
University of Alaska Fairbanks
United States
Co-Author
Jeremy Kasper
co-Director, Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center
University of Alaska Fairbanks
United States
Co-Author
Paul Duvoy
Research Professional
University of Alaska Fairbanks
United States
Co-Author
Stephanie Jump
Biological Technician
University of Alaska Fairbanks
United States
Poster Presenter
Andrea Copping
Senior Program Manager for Marine and Coastal Waters
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Jonathan Whiting
Scientist/Engineer
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
United States
Poster Presenter
Maria Laura Beninati
Associate Professor
Bucknell University
United States
Co-Author
Andrew Cannavo
Student
Bucknell University
United States
Co-Author
Michael Krane
Research Associate
Penn State University
United States
Co-Author
Uros Markovic
Junior Mechanical Engineer
Flyability SA
Switzerland
Poster Presenter
James VanZwieten
Assistant Research Professor, Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center
Florida Atlantic University
United States
Co-Author
William Wiard
Research Assistant
Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center
United States
Poster Presenter
Dillon Martin
Graduate Research Assistant
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
United States
Poster Presenter
Xiaofan Li
Graduate Research Assistant
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
United States
Co-Author
Adam Wise
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
United States
Co-Author
Changwei Liang
Greaduate Research Assistant
Stony Brook Unversity
United States
Co-Author
Khai Ngo
Professor
Virginia Tech
United States
Co-Author
Lei Zuo, PhD, ASME Fellow
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Director, Energy Harvesting and Mechatronics Research Lab
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
United States
Co-Author
Robert Parker
Professor
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
United States
Poster Presenter
Katherine Van Ness
Graduate Student
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Alberto Aliseda
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Andrew Stewart, PhD
Principal Engineer, Applied Physics Laboratory, and Associate Director, Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Brian Polagye
Associate Professor
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Craig Hill
Research Associate
University of Washington
United States
Poster Presenter
Genevra Harker-Klimes
Senior Project Manager, Coastal Sciences Division
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Colleen Trostle
Post Graduate Research Associate, Coastal Sciences Division
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Garrett Staines
Marine Engineer
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Shari Matzner
Research Engineer
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
United States
Poster Presenter
Remy Komocsin
NSF Undergraduate Research Scholar and Marine Robotics Club Secretary
Florida Atlantic University
United States
Co-Author
Anni Vuorenkoski-Dalgleish
Florida Atlantic University
United States
Co-Author
Eric Nieves
Graduate Researcher
Florida Atlantic University
United States
Co-Author
Fraser Dalgleish, PhD
Associate Research Professor
Florida Atlantic University
United States
Co-Author
James VanZwieten
Assistant Research Professor, Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center
Florida Atlantic University
United States
Poster Presenter
Mike Muglia
Researcher
UNC Coastal Studies Institute
United States
Co-Author
Andre Mazzoleni
Associate Professor
NC State University
United States
Co-Author
Chris Vermillion
Assistant Professor
UNC Charlotte
United States
Co-Author
Harvey Seim
Professor and Chair of Marine Sciences
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
United States
Co-Author
John Bane
Professor
UNC Chapel Hill
United States
Co-Author
Patterson Taylor
UNC Coastal Studies Institute and East Carolina University
United States
Co-Author
Rouying He
Distinguished Professor
NC State University
United States
Co-Author
Sara Haines
University of North Carolina, Department of Marine Sciences
United States

9:00 AM-9:30 AM
Room: Presidential Ballroom

Part 1: Featured Speaker



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Featured Speaker
Dan Newhouse
U.S. Congressman, Representing 4th District, Washington State
U.S. House of Representatives
United States

9:30 AM-10:30 AM
Room: Presidential Ballroom

Part 2: Panel Discussion: Advancing Solutions to the Challenge of Infrastructure



It is no secret that the U.S. is facing an enormous infrastructure challenge with aging water, wastewater and energy systems, bridges, and highways. Aging infrastructure has taken a heavy toll on our economy. Investment in rebuilding this infrastructure will significantly read more....

Panel Moderator
Linda Church Ciocci
Executive Director
National Hydropower Association
United States
Panelist
Brennan Smith
Program Manager, Hydropower Technology
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
United States
Panelist
Clay Koplin
CEO
Cordova Electric Cooperative
United States
Panelist
David Bowling, Jr.
River Management, General Manager
Tennessee Valley Authority
United States

10:45 AM-12:15 PM
Room: Statler
Session Chair
Tim Mundon
Director of Marine Operations
Oscilla Power
United States
Presentations
Speaker
Kevin Haas
Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
United States
Co-Author
Sara Bredin
University of Arizona
United States
Co-Author
Seongho Ahn
Research Assistant
Georgia Institute of Technology
United States
Co-Author
Vince Neary
MHK Technology Lead
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Speaker
Ning Li
Wave Forecast Systems Specialist
Ocean Resource Engineering, University of Hawaii
United States
Co-Author
Kwok Fai Cheung
Professor, Department of Ocean and Resources Engineering
University of Hawaii at Manoa
United States
Co-Author
Luis Vega
Manager, National Marine Renewable Energy Center
University of Hawaii
United States
Co-Author
Patrick Cross, PhD
Senior Project Specialist
Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, University of Hawaii at Manoa
United States
Speaker
Jarett Goldsmith
Wave and Tidal Energy, Renewables Advisor
DNV GL - Energy
United States
Co-Author
Alison Raby
Associate Head
Plymouth University, School of Engineering
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Ben Child
Technical Lead, Wave & Tidal Energy Advisory
DNV GL
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Deborah Greaves
Professor of Ocean Engineering, and Director of COAST, School of Marine Science and Engineering
University of Plymouth
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Jan Oberhagemann
Senior Project Engineer, Fluid Engineering
DNV GL
Germany
Co-Author
Martyn Hann
Lecturer in Coastal Engineering
Plymouth University
United Kingdom
Speaker
Linnea Sjokvist
PhD Student
Uppsala University, Department of Engineering Sciences
Sweden
Co-Author
Deborah Greaves
Professor of Ocean Engineering, and Director of COAST, School of Marine Science and Engineering
University of Plymouth
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Edward Jack Ransley
Post Doctoral Research Fellow
Plymouth University
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Jens Engstrom
Assistant Professor
Div. for electricity, Uppsala University
Sweden
Co-Author
Malin Goteman
Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering Sciences
Uppsala University
Sweden
Co-Author
Martyn Hann
Lecturer in Coastal Engineering
Plymouth University
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Mats Leijon
Uppsala University
Sweden
Co-Author
Mikael Eriksson
Uppsala University
Sweden
Speaker
Nathan Tom
Engineer III – Multi Discipline
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Alan Wright
Principal Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
United States
Co-Author
Yi-Hsiang Yu, PhD
Senior Research Engineer, Water Power Program
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
United States

12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Presidential Ballroom
The official conference luncheon includes presentation of the Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters awards, recognition of the Wave Energy Prize winners, and the unveiling of the Henwood Award winner -- the industry’s highest individual honor.

This is a not-to-be-missed read more....
Featured Speaker
Scott Perry
U.S. Congressman, Representing 4th District, Pennsylvania
United States

2:15 PM-4:00 PM
Room: Statler
Session Chair
Vince Neary
MHK Technology Lead
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Presentations
Speaker
Alexandra Muscalus
Research Technician
Georgia Institute of Technology
United States
Co-Author
Heidi Tinnesand
Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Kevin Haas
Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
United States
Co-Author
Levi Kilcher
Research Scientist
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
United States
Speaker
Ian Masters
College of Engineering
Swansea University
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Matt Lewis
Research Fellow, Centre of Applied Marine Sciences, School of Ocean Sciences
Bangor University
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Michael Togneri
Research Fellow
Swansea University
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Simon Neill
Reader
Bangor University
United Kingdom
Speaker
Craig Hill
Research Associate
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Alberto Aliseda
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Andrew Stewart, PhD
Principal Engineer, Applied Physics Laboratory, and Associate Director, Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Brian Polagye
Associate Professor
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Katherine Van Ness
Graduate Student
University of Washington
United States
Speaker
Ramona Barber
Doctoral Candidate
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Alberto Aliseda
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Craig Hill
Research Associate
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Michael Motley
Assistant Professor, , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Miguel Somoano
PhD Candidate
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Spain
Co-Author
Pavel Babuska
Graduate Student Researcher
University of Washington Civil and Environmental Engineering
United States
Co-Author
Richard Wiebe
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Environmental Engineering, University of Washington
United States
Speaker
Benjamin Strom
Graduate Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Brian Polagye
Associate Professor
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Noah Johnson
Undergraduate Research Assistant
University of Washington, Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC)
United States
Speaker
Filip Simeski
Undergraduate Researcher
Brown University
United States
Co-Author
Jennifer Franck, PhD
Lecturer
Brown University
United States

4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Room: Pan American
Session Chair
Rick Driscoll
Senior Engineer, Marine and Hydrokinetic Technologies, National Wind Technology Center
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
United States
Presentations
Poster Presenter
Elliot Weiss
Undergraduate Researcher
Brown University
United States
Co-Author
Shreyas Mandre
Assistant Professor
Brown University
United States
Poster Presenter
Bradley Ling
R&D Engineer
Azura Wave
United States
Co-Author
Eric Nelson
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Luis Vega
Manager, National Marine Renewable Energy Center
University of Hawaii
United States
Co-Author
Terry Lettenmaier
Consulting Engineer
Williwaw Engineering
United States
Poster Presenter
Arindam Banerjee
P.C. Rossin Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics
Lehigh University
United States
Co-Author
Sudharsan Kalidoss
Graduate Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics
Lehigh University
United States
Poster Presenter
Bradley Ling
R&D Engineer
Azura Wave
United States
Co-Author
Terry Lettenmaier
Consulting Engineer
Williwaw Engineering
United States
Poster Presenter
Ann Pembroke
Vice President
Normandeau Associates
United States
Co-Author
Julia Robinson Willmott
Senior Scientist
Normandeau Associates
United States
Co-Author
Stephanie McGovern, MSc, BSc
Principal Ornithologist
APEM Ltd.
United Kingdom
Poster Presenter
Mark Leybourne
Senior Engineer
ITPEnergised
United Kingdom
Co-Author
David Leboe
Director, Product Development
Instream Energy Systems Corp.
Canada
Co-Author
Gino Bawn
ITPEnergised
United States
Co-Author
Ronan Conron
Mechanical Engineer
Instream Energy Systems Corp.
Canada
Co-Author
Samuel Jeddere-Fisher
Marine Engineer
ITPEnergised
United Kingdom
Poster Presenter
Arindam Banerjee
P.C. Rossin Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics
Lehigh University
United States
Co-Author
Angela Lawrence
Graduate Research Assistant
Lehigh University
United States
Co-Author
Ashwin Vinod
Lehigh University
United States
Poster Presenter
Adam Brown, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher, APL
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Ashley Ellenson
Graduate Research Assistant
Oregon State University
United States
Co-Author
Jim Thomson
Principal Oceanographer
University of Washington, Applied Physics Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Merrick Haller
Associate Professor
Oregon State University
United States
Co-Author
Tuba Ozkan-Haller
Professor
Oregon State University
United States
Poster Presenter
Kaus Raghukumar
Scientist
Integral Consulting Inc
United States
Co-Author
Craig Jones, PhD
Principal
Integral Consulting
United States
Co-Author
Frank Spada
Scientist
Integral Consulting Inc
United States
Co-Author
Grace Chang
Managing Scientist
Integral Consulting Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Tim Janssen
Spoondrift Technologies
United States
Co-Author
Wheeler Gans
Electrical Engineer
Spoondrift Technologies
United States
Poster Presenter
Isabel Scherl
Student
Brown University School of Engineering
United States
Co-Author
Jennifer Franck, PhD
Lecturer
Brown University
United States
Poster Presenter
Hannah Ross
Graduate Research Assistant
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Brian Polagye
Associate Professor
University of Washington
United States
Poster Presenter
Brian Rosenberg
Marine Systems Engineer
Oscilla Power
United States
Co-Author
Tim Mundon
Director of Marine Operations
Oscilla Power
United States
Poster Presenter
Aaron Porter, P.E.
Coastal Engineer
Coast and Harbor Engineering, A Division of Hatch Mott MacDonald
United States
Co-Author
James McNatt
Managing Director
Mocean Energy LLC
United States
Co-Author
Jesse Roberts
Environmental Lead, Water Power Technologies
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Co-Author
Kelley Ruehl
Technical Staff - Mechanical Engineer
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Poster Presenter
Mirko Musa
Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering (Water Resources)
St. Anthony Falls Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Craig Hill
Research Associate
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Michael Heisel
Graduate Student
University of Minnesota
United States
Co-Author
Michele Guala
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geo Engineering
St Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota
United States
Poster Presenter
Emma Cotter
Graduate Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Brian Polagye
Associate Professor
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Paul Murphy
Research Scientist / Engineer 3
Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center
United States
Poster Presenter
Krishnakumar Rajagopalan
Post Doctoral Fellow
University of Hawaii at Manoa
United States
Co-Author
Gérard Nihous
Associate Professor
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Ocean and Resources Engineering
United States
Co-Author
Luis Vega
Manager, National Marine Renewable Energy Center
University of Hawaii
United States
Co-Author
Patrick Cross, PhD
Senior Project Specialist
Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, University of Hawaii at Manoa
United States
Poster Presenter
Travis Moscicki
Student Researcher
Florida Atlantic University
United States
Co-Author
James VanZwieten
Assistant Research Professor, Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center
Florida Atlantic University
United States
Poster Presenter
Ryan Coe
Research Engineer, Water Power Technologies
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Co-Author
Aubrey Eckert-Gallup
Research Mathematician, Member of the Technical
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Co-Author
Jarred Canning
Research Assistant
The University of Texas at Austin
United States
Co-Author
Lance Manuel
Professor
The University of Texas at Austin
United States
Co-Author
Phong Nguyen
Graduate Student
University of Texas at Austin
United States

9:00 AM-10:15 AM
Room: Statler
Session Chair
Steve Dewitt
General Engineer
U.S. Department of Energy
United States
Presentations
Speaker
Martin Wosnik
Associate Professor, Mechanical and Ocean Engineering
University of New Hampshire
United States
Co-Author
Erin Bell, Ph.D, P.E
Associate Professor and Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of New Hampshire
United States
Co-Author
Ian Gagnon
Research Assistant
University of New Hampshire
United States
Co-Author
Kenneth Baldwin
Professor
Center for Ocean Renewable Energy (UNH-CORE)
United States
Speaker
Benson Waldron
Principal Engineer
DNV GL
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Fraser Ewing
Research Engineer
Industrial Doctoral Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Philipp Thies
Senior Lecturer Renewable Energy - Offshore Reliability
University of Exeter, Renewable Energy Group
United Kingdom
Speaker
Tim Mundon
Director of Marine Operations
Oscilla Power
United States
Co-Author
Brian Rosenberg
Marine Systems Engineer
Oscilla Power
United States
Co-Author
Jennifer Vining
Senior Electrical Design Engineer
Oscilla Power Inc
United States
Speaker
Ryan Coe
Research Engineer, Water Power Technologies
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Co-Author
Giorgio Bacelli
Postdoctoral Appointee, Waterpower Power Technologies
Sandia National Laboratories
United States

10:30 AM-11:45 AM
Room: Statler
Session Chair
Andrea Copping
Senior Program Manager for Marine and Coastal Waters
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
United States
Presentations
Speaker
Andrea Copping
Senior Program Manager for Marine and Coastal Waters
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Sharon Kramer, PhD
Principal, Fish Ecologist
H.T. Harvey & Associates
United States
Speaker
Lindsay Dubbs
Research Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina
United States
Co-Author
Jinchun Yuan
Professor
Department of Natural Sciences, Elizabeth City State University
United States
Co-Author
Larisa Avens
Research Fishery Biologist
National Marine Fisheries Service Southeast Fisheries Science Center
United States
Co-Author
Linda D'Anna
UNC Coastal Studies Institute and East Carolina University
United States
Co-Author
Matthew Waters
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
Auburn University
United States
Co-Author
Michael Piehler
UNC Chapel Hill Institute of Marine Science and Program Head, UNC Coastal Studies Institute
United States
Co-Author
Steve Lockhart
Research Associate
UNC Chapel Hill and UNC Coastal Studies Institute
United States
Speaker
Samuel McWilliams
Scientist
Integral Consulting
United States
Co-Author
Craig Jones, PhD
Principal
Integral Consulting
United States
Co-Author
Jesse Roberts
Environmental Lead, Water Power Technologies
Sandia National Laboratories
United States
Speaker
Brian Polagye
Associate Professor
University of Washington
United States
Co-Author
Luis Vega
Manager, National Marine Renewable Energy Center
University of Hawaii
United States
Co-Author
Patrick Cross, PhD
Senior Project Specialist
Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, University of Hawaii at Manoa
United States
Co-Author
Paul Murphy
Research Scientist / Engineer 3
Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center
United States

12:00 PM-12:30 PM
Room: Congressional
Complete your Waterpower Week by joining fellow attendees for a final gathering to recap the week’s key takeaways, gather your thoughts about what to focus on going forward, and get a glimpse of what’s in store for the waterpower industry for the rest of read more....
Session Leader
Linda Church Ciocci
Executive Director
National Hydropower Association
United States
Panelist
Brenna Vaughn
Program Dirctor
Hydro Research Foundation
United States
Panelist
Herbie Johnson
Hydro General Manager
Southern Company
United States
Panelist
Marla Barnes
Publisher and Chief Editor, Hydro Group
PennWell Corporation
United States