Ruslan Melentiev

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral researcher



Research Interests

Ruslan is interested in micro-nano manufacturing technologies, surface texturing, coating techniques and innovative multiprocess additive manufacturing methods, applied to fabrication of functional multimaterials and devices ranging from bioimplants to microreactors and batteries.

Selected Publications


2020 - PhD in Mechanical Engineering at University College Dublin, Ireland
2012 - MSc in Materials Science at Odesa Polytechnic, Ukraine
2011 - BSc in Materials Science at Odesa Polytechnic, Ukrain

Professional Profile

2021 - present - Postdoctoral researcher at KAUST
2019 - 2019 - Visiting researcher at BITS Pilani, India
2014 - 2015 - Visiting researcher at Politecnico di Torino, Italy
2012 - 2017 - Material & Design Engineer at Odesa Aircraft Plant

Scientific and Professional Membership

2021 - Saudi Arabian Society for Composite Materials (SASCOM)
2020 - The International Academy of Engineering and Technology (AET)


Full PhD scholarship, Science Foundation Ireland
Erasmus plus award, European Commission
Erasmus Mundus award, European Commission
Rector`s scholarship for Magisters, Government of Ukraine
State education scholarship for undergraduates, Government of Ukraine

KAUST Affiliations

PSE - Physical and Engineering Division 

Research Interests Keywords

additive manufacturing nanofabrication surface texturing coatings