Dr Ing Alex Rizzo
Deputy Principal of Research and Innovation

Dr Alex Rizzo’s main areas of expertise are in vocational education & training (VET), alternative technologies, grounded theory research, and integrated water resources management. Alex presently acts as a Deputy Principal for the Applied Research Department at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST). Prior to this he had set up and managed the MCAST Institute of Applied Sciences. Alex’s previous engagements included Deputy Chairman at the Malta Water Services Corporation (WSC), and various engineering and management roles within the water utilities sector where he has worked for over 15 years, taking on various engineering and management roles. Alex presently heads a number of research and skilling projects relating to the efficient use of water, as well as in grounded theory research on organisational behaviour. Alex is a Fellow and Chartered Member of the Institution of Engineering & Technology, the Chartered Management Institute and the Chartered Institution for Water and Environmental Management.

Alex Rizzo博士的主要专业领域是职业教育与培训(VET),替代技术,扎根理论研究和水资源综合管理。Alex目前担任马耳他艺术,科学和技术学院(MCAST)应用研究部副主任。在此之前,他已经建立并管理了MCAST应用科学研究所。亚历克斯此前的工作包括马耳他水务公司(WSC)的副主席,以及他在水务公用事业部门工作超过15年的各种工程和管理职位,担任过各种工程和管理职务。亚历克斯目前领导了许多与水的有效利用相关的研究和技术项目,以及关于组织行为的扎根理论研究。

 

Ing Louis Aquilina
Director – Partnerships Office

Ing Louis Aquilina is a warranted engineer with extensive experience in problem solving techniques, team building, manufacturing management, and cost reduction. He read for a B.Elec.Eng (Hons) (1982-1987) at the University of Malta, an MSc Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications) (2000-2003) the University of Malta, and a PGC in VET at MCAST. Ing Aquilina worked as an engineer, senior engineer, section manager, and operations manager at STMicroelectronics Malta Ltd from 1987 to 2008, then moved on to General Soft Drinks Ltd where he worked as the Production and Quality Manager from 2008 to 2009. He joined MCAST as a lecturer in 2009 and progressed to senior lecturer until 2014 when he took up his post as Director. Ing Aquilina is actively involved in engineering education; robotics, sensors, electrical engineering, PLC application and programming, and quality and business improvement. In 1995, as team leader at ST Microelectronics, he was awarded the Best Team Gold Award (ST Microelectronics Worldwide). His interests include walking, jogging, trekking, swimming, playing chess.

Ing Louis Aquilina是一位有保证的工程师,在解决问题的技巧,团队建设,制造管理和降低成本方面拥有丰富的经验。他在马耳他大学读了一份B.Elec.Eng(Hons)(1982-1987),在马耳他大学读了一份电气工程硕士(电信)(2000-2003),在MCAST读了一份VET的PGC。Ing Aquilina于1987年至2008年在STMicroelectronics Malta Ltd担任工程师,高级工程师,部门经理和运营经理,随后转到General Soft Drinks Ltd,担任2008年至2009年的生产和质量经理。他加入了MCAST作为2009年的讲师,直到2014年担任高级讲师,当时他担任主任。Ing Aquilina积极参与工程教育; 机器人,传感器,电气工程,PLC应用和编程,以及质量和业务改进。1995年,作为ST Microelectronics的团队负责人,他获得了最佳团队金奖(ST Microelectronics Worldwide)。他的兴趣包括散步,慢跑,徒步旅行,游泳,下棋。

 


Mr Edwin Zammit

Deputy Director for Research and Innovation

Deputy Director for Research and Innovation

Mr Edwin Zammit is currently the Deputy Director for Innovation within the Applied Research & Innovation Office at MCAST. Edwin graduated with an honours degree in Chemistry and Biology in 2009 and subsequently graduating as a Master of Science (Biology) in 2012. Both degrees were followed at the University of Malta. Edwin has worked in an Environmental Research Laboratory as an environmental biologist with one of the main activities being the quality testing of water. Edwin has occupied the post of senior lecturer at MCAST and has taught a number of units related to the fields of health sciences, applied sciences, analytical chemistry (practical), water quality and water technology at EQF levels 3 – 6. He has mentored students carrying water research projects. Edwin has worked with a number of foreign VET institutions and has coordinated projects which involved local and foreign students. He was instrumental in the generation of MCAST’s first craft beer that was labelled as the Valletta 2018 official craft beer.

Edwin’s main interests include applied research & innovation; work-based learning, connecting VET and the workplace, applied science popularisation and internationalisation.

Edwin Zammit先生目前是MCAST应用研究与创新办公室的创新副主任。Edwin于2009年毕业并获得化学与生物学荣誉学位,随后于2012年毕业,获得理学硕士学位(生物学)。两个学位均在马耳他大学学习。Edwin曾在环境研究实验室担任环境生物学家,其主要活动之一是水的质量测试。Edwin在MCAST担任高级讲师,并在EQF 3至6级教授了许多与健康科学,应用科学,分析化学(实用),水质和水技术领域相关的单位。他指导学生承载水研究项目。Edwin曾与多家外国职业教育与培训机构合作,并协调了涉及本地和外国学生的项目。他帮助生产了MCAST第一款标有瓦莱塔2018官方精酿啤酒的精酿啤酒。
Edwin的主要兴趣包括应用研究和创新; 基于工作的学习,连接职业教育与培训和工作场所,应用科学普及和国际化。

 

 

Mr Laurence Zerafa
Librarian

Since graduating as B. Pharm. in 1979, Laurence Zerafa worked as a managing pharmacist and industrial pharmacist. In 1992 he was awarded his Master of Philosophy in Pharmacy and in 1995 he obtained his Diploma in Library and Information Studies. Besides pharmacy work, he has been a chemistry teacher and visiting lecturer at the University of Malta. Since 2003 he is the MCAST Director of Library and Learning Resource Centres. He has also served (1993-2013) on the Council of the Malta Library and Information Association (previously Għaqda Bibljotekarji) on whose behalf he has co-authored and co-edited several library-related publications. Laurence Zerafa is also active in the voluntary missionary sector overseas. His hobbies include photography, hiking and travelling.

毕业后成为B. Pharm。1979年,劳伦斯·泽拉法(Laurence Zerafa)担任管理药剂师和工业药剂师。1992年,他被授予药学哲学硕士学位,并于1995年获得图书馆和信息研究文凭。除了药学工作,他还是马耳他大学的化学老师和客座讲师。自2003年以来,他是MCAST图书馆和学习资源中心主任。他还曾担任马耳他图书馆和信息协会理事会(以前的GħaqdaBibljotekarji)(1993-2013),代表他与他人合着并共同编辑了几本与图书馆有关的出版物。劳伦斯·泽拉法还活跃于海外的自愿传教部门。他的爱好包括摄影,徒步旅行和旅行。