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TECNALIA, Head of Wave Energy

Chair: Tools for the Industry: Gear Them Up | DAY 2 |- 1:30-3pm Risk Reduction: Lessons Learnt | DAY 1 | 3:25-4:40pm

Mr Pablo Ruiz-Minguela is Head of Wave Energy at TECNALIA, where he leads R&D activities related to the development of wave energy technologies both at national and international level. From 2008 to 2010 he also acted as the General Manager and Technical Director of OCEANTEC, a spin-off created by TECNALIA and IBERDROLA to develop cost-effective technologies for Marine Energy conversion.
He offers 24 years of experience in R&D at TECNALIA (12 of them in Wave Energy), has managed over 30 research projects, and is author or co-author of 5 patents for marine energy, 9 publications and 18 conference communications.
MSc in Industrial Engineering (1991) and Postgraduate studies in Distributed Energy Generation and Renewable Energy Systems (2008) at the University of Basque Country, Spain; MSc in Advanced Manufacturing Technology (1992) at the University of Manchester, Institute of Science and Technology, UK; MBA (2012) at the Business School ESEUNE, Spain.