B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from UTN (Argentina), M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering and PhD and MBA from Technion I.I.T. (Israel). In 1998 he joined Rafael Ltd., where he led 50 researchers in the area of high temperature batteries. In 2007 Prof. Dekel co-found CellEra, where as VP for R&D he led 15 researchers to develop the Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell technology. In 2015 Prof. Dekel joined the Technion, where he heads the TEEM Lab (Technion Electrochemical Energy based on Membranes), leading the largest wordlwide research group on AEMFCs. Prof. Dekel hold more than 50 patents and papers on battery and FC technologies. He currently holds about $4M goverment and company research grants from Israel, Europe and USA.