Name: Solomon Melides
Current Job: PhD Student
Scientific Discipline/Field: Food Science (although now Chemical Engineering & Physics)
University: University of Surrey
Country: United Kingdom
Pick some letters: Gay
What does your job involve?
I’m doing a physical sciences doctorate so most of my time is in the lab gathering experimental data. I am also a demonstrator.
How did you get to this job (education etc.)?
I used http://findaphd.com .
Do you feel being LGBT has affected your career decisions?
No, it’s had no impact.
Have you had any reactions from colleagues about being LGBT, either good or bad?
Did you have any role models growing up (LGBT, STEM, totally unrelated…)?
What are your plans for the future?
Work in the food industry as a professional research scientist.
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