Diogo Ferreira: Universidade de Lisboa – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

(5 months)

Engineering and Renewable Energy

Diogo’s doctoral work consists on the development of a wave energy converter to power stand-alone systems such as ocean monitoring platforms and recharge stations for autonomous vehicles. As a Visiting Student Researcher at the Energy Harvesting and Mechatronics Research Laboratory, Virginia Tech, Diogo’s research will focus on power electronics and control of electronic generators.