Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 22, 2016

The METS 2016 organizing committee is seeking 3-5 page extended abstracts that focus on the design, analysis, environmental evaluation, and socio-economic evaluation of wave energy and water current energy converter technologies. Specific areas of interest are:

  • Device design, analysis, simulation, and optimization
  • Environmental effects evaluation and simulation
  • Resource assessment and characterization
  • Laboratory and open water experimental testing
  • Materials and coatings
  • Design and analysis of mooring systems
  • Array layout and optimizationDevice deployment strategies
  • Operations and maintenance strategies
  • Cost-of-energy modeling
  • Code validation & verification
  • Marine energy related social science research
  • Governmental policy and regulatory considerations