Dr. Ruslan Melentiev is currently a postdoctoral fellow in KAUST. He has Sc, MEng, CoS, PhD in Mechanical Engineering with 9 years of R & D in industry and academia. Proficient in composite materials, surface engineering, and micro/nano fabrication. Excellent analytical, statistical, design, modelling and simulation skills. Hands-on experience with an extensive range of machining, metrological and characterization equipment. Productive researcher (18 papers), inventor (8 patents), and representator (8 conferences).
current research interests lie in micro/nano texturing and surface treatment for adhesive and tribological purposes and protection from solid particles erosion.