Raúl Guanche is the head of the Offshore Engineering and Marine Renewable Energy Group of IH Cantabria.
Doctor in Civil Engineering (Universidad de Cantabria –Spain). His research activities are focused wave-structure interaction analysis, offshore engineering, wave energy and offshore wind energy.
He has a deep expertise on physical modelling as well as numerical modeling of fixed and floating structures, wave energy converters and offshore wind concepts.
He has been the main researcher in projects funded by the Spanish Government, European Union as well as by several Spanish public administrations.
He has published the research outcomes in journals like Ocean Engineering, Coastal Engineering, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy, etc.
He has also contributed to 7 patents related with offshore marine renewable concepts.
He is currently Principal researcher in 2 H2020 LCE funded projects – UPWAVE and TELWIND among other national research projects.