An interview with Solomon Melides

Name: Solomon MelidesSolomon 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 .

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?

Not really.

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.


This profile is published in cooperation with SEPnet

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