Professor Ziad Melhem

Professor in Practice

Career Details

Ziad has over 33 years’ experience on entrepreneurship, strategic business development, planning and Road mapping, marketing, and management of product development and activities in applied superconductivity, low and high temperature superconducting materials, cryogenics, quantum, and nanotechnology applications for scientific, medical, energy, transport, and industrial sectors.

In 2021 Ziad retired from Oxford Instruments NanoScience (OINS) where he was the Strategic Business Development Manager overseeing collaborative R&D projects for quantum, nanoscience, and nanotechnology applications, and managing alliances with strategic university partners.

Since leaving OINS he founded Oxford Quantum Solutions Ltd, an independent innovation consultancy. He is a technical authority on superconductors, cryogenics, and instrumentation in quantum and nanotechnology applications for physical sciences, life sciences, energy, transport and power. Since 1st Jan 2022, Ziad is a Non-Executive Director for Intelliconnect Europe Ltd focusing on product development of solutions for Quantum Technologies.