Haresh  Malkani
Chief Technology Officer, CESMII
Phone: (412) 580-8732
Office Location: CESMII HQ


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering
Northwestern University

B.S., Mechanical Engineering
Maharaja Sayajirao University (India) 


Haresh was appointed CTO of CESMII starting March 1, 2018.  He brings over 29 years of experience in an industrial RD&E environment covering development and deployment of Smart Manufacturing technologies including sensing, automation, control, modeling, simulation and analytics for applications in continuous, hybrid and discrete manufacturing operations.

In his role as CTO for CESMII, Haresh oversees the technology mission, road map and objectives of CESMII.  He will spearhead development of technologies spanning advanced sensors, controls, platforms, data analytics, modeling for manufacturing, and smart manufacturing standards and protocols. He will oversee the development and application of the nation’s first open, collaborative Smart Manufacturing technology platform for industrial applications. In addition, he will provide guidance on the institute’s technical program content for training and workforce development.