The affiliations listed below show engagement with the Graham Sustainability Institute.
- Emerging Opportunities
- Naval Arch. & Marine Eng.
- Mechanical Engineering
Michael Bernitsas invented, designed, and model-tested for the Vortex Induced Vibration Aquatic Clean Energy energy converter. VIVACE is an ocean/river current energy converter based on the idea of enhancing rather than spoiling vortex shedding, increasing rather than suppressing VIV under high damping, and harnessing rather than mitigating VIV energy.