Ander Martinez Perurena obtained his BSc degree in Energy Engineering in 2021 from the Mondragon University, and Master´s degree in Integration of Renewable Energies in the Electric Grid from the Engineering School of Bilbao (University of the Basque Country) in 2023.

For his end of degree project, he analyzed the long-term trends metocean conditions in the Bay of Biscay to reproduce the average and extreme wave heights for the next 20-30 years. He joined the COER at Maynooth University as a visiting postgraduate student from January to June 2023, where he worked on WEC control codesign.