BSc in Chemical Engineering from UTN (Argentina), MSc in Chemical Engineering, and PhD and MBA from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. In 1998 he joined Rafael Ltd., where he led 50 researchers in the area of High-Temperature Batteries. In 2007 Prof. Dekel co-founded CellEra (today HydroLite), where as VP for R&D he led 15 researchers to develop the Anion-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell technology. In 2015 Prof. Dekel joined Technion, where he heads the TEEM Lab (Technion Electrochemical Energy based on Membranes), leading the largest worldwide research group on AEMFCs and Anion-Exchange Membrane Water Electrolyzers (AEMWEs). Prof. Dekel holds >100 papers and >30patents on battery and fuel cell technologies. He was awarded >$6M government and company research grants from Israel, Europe, and USA.