Mel joined Metalysis in 2008 as scientist in the technology team and since then has held a number of positions, actively participating and delivering technology and engineering projects such as plant commissioning and unit design as well as process improvement and optimization.
Mel has been providing support for Metalysis’s licencing strategy with international partners. As Director of Special Projects, he is looking at a range of projects aimed to create new revenue streams from technology spin-outs.
Mel has a degree in chemical engineering from Universita di Palermo in 2004, with specialist subjects aimed to cover metals, condensed state and electrochemistry. He was awarded in PhD in material chemistry at the university of Sheffield in 2009.