ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — BayoTech welcomes Raj Melkote as the Senior Vice President of Technology. In this position, Raj takes ownership of innovation, testing, design, and continuous improvement of BayoTech products. Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Raj will lead the R&D and Engineering teams with a focus on commercialization of BayoTech technologies.
“BayoTech is well known for its innovative and industry-leading technology focused on the high growth hydrogen industry,” said BayoTech CTO, Greg Powers. “Raj’s leadership and experience will help continue to refine BayoTech products and lead in the development of affordable, low carbon, reliable hydrogen technology.”
“I’m excited to be working at BayoTech and help support the company’s mission. I started my career in the hydrocarbon fuel industry, and it’s extremely rewarding to now circle back by generating, transporting and storing clean hydrogen,” said Raj. “I plan to focus our team on ensuring the successful deployment of our hydrogen production hubs and relentlessly continuing to pursue solutions that make BayoTech hubs the most competitive, low carbon, local option for customers seeking to decarbonize.”
Raj comes to BayoTech after working for Edwards Vacuum where he introduced machine learning to develop predictive diagnostics around pump failures and spearheaded the XVS cryopump platform. Previously he has worked for Brooks Automation, Honeywell and GE.
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Raj received his PhD from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University, both in chemical engineering.