"Harnessing ocean wave energy potential to make energy production clean and affordable."


industry vertical 

Marine Renewable Energy 


Renewable energy is currently expensive and unreliable. 


Waven is an innovative ocean wave energy converter device that generates electricity in a cost competitive, clean, and reliable manner. 


Alain De Wagter, MS in Energy Process

Amar Wanni, Phd in Mechanical Engineering 

Julia Arslanova, MS in Energy Market

Stage of development 

Transitioning into TRL 4 

business model 

Licensing of technology 

Grants and awards to date

$15K Allegheny Region CleanTech University Prize 

3-6 month milestones 

Develop and test prototype in a wave basin 


Alain De Wagter: adewagte@tepper.cmu.edu