Energy Harvesting for Marine-Based Wireless Sensor Networks (Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe 2009)

Ms Lauriane Thorner, Research Assistant
Imperial College London
United Kingdom
Jun 03, 2009.


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Presentation Summary

  • Motivation for marine based sensors networks and energy harvesting sources
  • Overview and comparison of different existing marine energy conversion devices
  • Application of these devices on the small scale to wireless sensor networks

Speaker Biography (Lauriane Thorner)

Lauriane D. Thorner received her Dipl.-Ing. degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l'Electronique et de ses Applications (ENSEA), France and received the M.Sc. degree in Control Systems from Imperial College, London, U.K. respectively in 2007 and 2008. She is a PhD student at Imperial College. Her main interests include micro-generators and energy harvesting from marine waves.

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