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Persoonlijk profiel

Research profile

Yeshambel Melese is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Science and Technology of Nuclear Fusion group at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). He specializes in sustainable energy technologies. His research focuses on processes and technologies for decarbonization of the energy and industrial sector and the development of methodologies and tools to assess their potential contribution to sustainable (energy and resource) systems.



Academic background

Yeshambel Melese got his Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Addis Ababa Institute of Technology, Ethiopia in 2006. In September 2010, Yeshambel started an Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters program in Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden. After two semesters, he decided to specialize in solar energy technology and joined the Technical University of Eindhoven (TU/e), where he obtained a Masters in Sustainable Energy Technologies.

In Octorber 2017, he got his PhD in Sustainable Energy Technologies and Strategies (SETS) at Delft University of Technology in Delft, The Netherlands. His PhD research was focused on the design of multi-actor nascent energy and industrial infrastructure networks under uncertainty. He  then spent 6 months at the University of Calgary as a Postdoctoral Assocaite where he carried out research on life cycle assessment of early stage carbon conversion technologies.


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A systematic study of uncertainties facing nuclear fusion

Auteur: Marechal, S. (., 2019

Begeleider: Melese, Y. G. (Afstudeerdocent 1)

Scriptie/masterproef: Bachelor


Up-scaling of the Al-doped zinc oxide plasma deposition process: plasma studies and film characterization

Auteur: Melese, Y., 31 aug 2012

Begeleider: Sharma, K. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Knoops, H. (Afstudeerdocent 2) & Creatore, M. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master