Patrick Grandelli

Patrick Grandelli

Ocean Engineer
Makai Ocean Engineering
Mr. Grandelli holds degrees in ocean engineering from the University of Hawaii and the U.S. Naval Academy. He has been part of Makai Ocean Engineering’s OTEC work involving heat exchangers, sea-keeping, systems integration and plume modeling. He has operated the 250 kilowatt Open-Cycle OTEC plant and served aboard three warships. Commander Grandelli performs his navy reserve duties with Navy Energy staff at the Pentagon. He is a member of the ASCE Marine Renewable Energy Committee and recently became the United States’ OTEC representative to IEC Technical Committee #114.