Wael William Melek (M'02–SM'06) received the M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, in 1998 and 2002, respectively.
Between 2002 and 2004, he was the Artificial Intelligence Division Manager with Alpha Global IT, Inc., Toronto. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON. His current research interests include mechatronics applications, robotics, industrial automation and the application of fuzzy logic, neural networks, and genetic algorithms for modeling and control of dynamic systems.
Dr. Melek is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.