Dr Ing. Paul Refalo is a warranted mechanical engineer and a senior lecturer with the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering of the University of Malta. His expertise includes resource efficiency in industry, sustainable manufacturing, and sustainable water treatment. He has published and presented several papers in international journals and conferences related to the sustainability of compressed air consumption and injection moulding, energy, and resource efficiency in manufacturing and sustainable water treatment.
Dr Refalo graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Malta in 2007. In 2009 he was appointed Research Engineer at the University of Malta on a project financed by the Malta Council for Science and Technology. He obtained his PhD in Mechanical Engineering with a thesis on Solar Desalination of Seawater in 2015.
He is registered with the Regulator for Energy and Water Services (REWS) as an Energy Auditor, and with the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) as an Energy Performance of Buildings (EPB) Assessor. He was also appointed consulting engineer on various industrial and research projects related to energy management, renewable energy technologies and sustainability in buildings.