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Ana BRITO E MELO

Managing Director, WavEC

Chair: Technologies Getting Wet : Wave (part 2) | DAY 2 | 4:45-6pm

Ana is WavEC’s Executive Director since 2012. She has a degree in Civil Engineering (1992) and a MSc (1995) and PhD (2000) in Mechanical Engineering, from the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST, Lisbon) with a thesis on numerical modelling of Pico Wave Power Plant. Ana has more than 20 years of experience in wave energy, starting from tank tests and numerical modelling, towards technology assessment, site selection and feasibility studies. She has an extensive experience in consulting work for technology developers, utilities and public bodies in the field of marine renewable energy. She is further responsible for running the secretariat and dissemination of the OES (Ocean Energy Systems Technology Collaboration Programme of the International Energy Agency).