Intelliconnect's Ziad Melhem named as Chair of BCC

27th January 2023
Kristian McCann

The British Cryogenic Council (BCC) has named Dr Ziad Melhem, Non-Executive Director of Intelliconnect's CryoCoax division as its new Chair.

Melhem is the Founder and CEO of Oxford Quantum Solutions Ltd (OQS) and has more than 30 years of experience in all things cryogenic. He is active at national and international levels and a member of a number of committees, organisations and advisory boards. He has been welcomed at the BCC where he joins Dr Andy-Blackett May, the new Secretary, on the BCC committee.

OQS is focussed on innovations and advanced solutions, strategic business development, strategic road mapping and technical authority on superconducting, cryogenics, instrumentation in quantum and nanotechnology applications for quantum, energy, life sciences, physical sciences, transport and power applications.

Gareth Philips, Managing Director of the Intelliconnect Group, says," All at Intelliconnect offer our huge congratulations to Ziad on this honour and the important position he now holds in the development of cryogenic research and industrialisation of this cutting edge technology. We are now positioned to maintain our leading position in the global market for cryogenic connectors and cable assemblies."

Melhem was previously the Strategic Business Development Manager of Oxford Instruments NanoScience, implementing alliances and collaborative R&D projects on quantum, nanoscience, and nanotechnology applications.

He has experience on new product design and business development activities in applied superconductivity, low and high temperature superconducting materials, cryogenic, quantum and nanotechnology applications for scientific, medical, energy and industrial sectors.

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