Manal Mekelleche completed her Bachelor's in Automation and Control Engineering at Abou Bakr Belkaid University in 2020, followed by a Master's degree in Automation Engineering and Industrial information in 2023. During her academic pursuits, she participated in an exchange program at the Silesian University of Technology in Poland through an Erasmus Scholarship in 2022, enhancing her educational experience by delving deeper into control engineering aspects such as PLC programming, acquiring new MATLAB skills, and exploring industrial networks and databases software.

Manal's PhD research in COER involves the Control co-design of mooring systems for wave energy.