Prof. George N. Melhem
2008-Ph.D.-Doctor of Philosophy (Construction/civil, Aerospace alloys, Corrosion, Concrete)
1996-M.E.-Masters in Engineering (Aerospace ceramic-metal composites)
1990-B.Met.E.(Honours)-Bachelor of Metallurgical Engineering (Hons. Thesis - Aerospace Composites)
FIEAust. CPEng. NPER No. 1290572, Engineers Australia
Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) No. 19502.
George has over 30 years experience in Science, Engineering and Management, and he is a PhD graduate from the University of NSW with a Doctor of Philosophy - PhD (2008). The title of Adjunct Professor was conferred upon Dr. Melhem on 1st August, 2013, and this position is still current. Prof. George N. Melhem is currently an Industry Advisory Board Member at the University of New South Wales for the School of Materials Science and Engineering, and he was appointed to the position in 2014 and this position is still current.
George is a Fellow and Chartered professional engineer in Engineers Australia (EA) in 4 separate colleges of:
George is a Fellow Professional Engineer (FIEAust.) Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng), National Professional Engineer Register (NPER), Member Institute of Engineers (MIE). Member on the EA Professional Interviewing Panel for Civil/Structural/Mechanical/Aerospace, and Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) in the following disciplines also: Civil/Structural/Mechanical/Aerospace.
George attained technical knowledge and skills in research and development at the Australian National Industries Limited for the defence and mining industries. George was responsible for design analysis for the automotive industry at BTR Engineering as a Metallurgical Engineer. Later in his career at Monroe Springs, George was responsible for supervising more than 200 staff in the automotive industry as a dual manager in engineering and quality management. At Sandvik, George became a technical engineering consultant and provided technical advice and assistance to a myriad of government departments and industries, particularly in off-shore petroleum and nuclear. Professor George was previously responsible for project management and business development for numerous industries particularly in aerospace and in the nuclear material field at Yeomans Engineering.
Today Professor George Melhem is still a loyal and committed engineer in the engineering industries of civil, mechanical and aerospace. George began his own company Perfect Engineering Pty Ltd, with the recommendation and endorsement from QANTAS. Following his beliefs and due to his outgoing personality, Prof. Melhem was able to establish a large network and communicate at all levels.