Dr. Christians serves as Ice Energy co-Chief Operating Officer and works alongside Alex Collins and Joe Draper to deploy the company’s grid scale utility and retail solutions. Prior to joining Ice Energy, Marcel worked at UTC Carrier Corporation’s Technology and Components Division. Marcel holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, in Switzerland. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pretoria, in South Africa in 2005 with a M.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering.