David Merlau is the Engineering Project Manager of DAMORPHE.
He brings 37 years of applied research, engineering, and product development experience. His Initial work in an applied research lab developed electrical ceramics and advanced battery components. He joined Schlumberger as a field engineer before moving to the Field support engineering group which specialized in rapid development and commercialization of tools addressing unique requirements across multiple product lines. In later years David designed and oversaw the electrical Subsea control system and Many HPHT tools for Drill Stem Testing.
David earned a BS in Physics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He has 6 patents related to oilfield tools.