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 Chief Technology Officer of CESMII The Smart Manufacturing Institute in March 2018. Haresh oversees the technology mission, roadmap, and objectives of CESMII and is responsible for developing the institute’s project portfolio for Smart Manufacturing technologies spanning advanced sensors, controls, modeling, analytics, and platforms for manufacturing. He also oversees the development and application of the nation’s first interoperable, collaborative Smart Manufacturing Innovation platform for industrial applications.  Haresh brings three decades of experience in industrial RD&E covering the development and deployment of Smart Manufacturing technologies. Prior to joining CESMII, he was the Director of Digital Manufacturing & Automation Technologies at Arconic/Alcoa Technology Center where he was responsible for developing the organization’s strategy for smart manufacturing and deploying solutions that drove productivity across the company’s discrete and hybrid operations.