RIAM Research Workshop of Designated Joint Research Project
Development of Floating Marine Renewable Energy Systems

Date December 19 (Friday) & 20 (Saturday), 2014

Place W601, RIAM, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan
Home Page URL( http://www.riam.kyushu-u.ac.jp/)

Objectives A research project is being carried out in Kyushu University to develop a new ocean renewable energy system. The concept of the system is a triangle shape semi-submersible type platform with three wind turbines. Solar panels will be placed on the deck and it is also possible to install wave energy converter devices and current energy converter devices on the platform. New floating platforms are developed for this purpose, and a series of researches have been done to study their hydrodynamic performance. In 2014 a designated joint research program of RIAM was launched with the subject gR&D on Multipurpose Floating Structure for Marine Renewable Energyh, in which this workshop is included. The objective of this workshop is to provide a forum for relevant researchers to present new results and exchange ideas on ocean renewable energy technologies. This workshop will be held jointly with the international symposium [PDF], in which several world famous scholars will be invited.

Topics All relevant topics are welcome.


Deadline of application December 12, 2014

Symposium Chair Prof. Hidetsugu Iwashita

Faculty of Engineering, Hiroshima University

Contact Prof. Changhong Hu

RIAM, Kyushu University
6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan
Tel: +81-92-583-7746 Fax: +81-92-592-4832
Email: hu@riam.kyushu-u.ac.jp