Johannes Falnes is a professor emeritus of experimental physics at the Department of Physics of the Norwegian University of
Science and Technology noted for his contributions to wave-energy research. He is one of the pioneers of modern wave-energy
research. Adi Kurniawan is a research fellow at the Oceans Graduate School of the University of Western Australia where he
conducts research on wave energy. When the book manuscript was drafted and completed, he was an assistant professor at the
Department of Civil Engineering of Aalborg University. His research has appeared in scholarly journals such as the Journal
of Fluid Mechanics and Proceedings of the Royal Society.