Ameya received a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from BMSCE, Bangalore, India in 2014. His thesis was titled "Biodiesel synthesis using natural catalysts from seashells and earthen waste". Further, he Interned at Cipla, a pharma giant, on safe production and manufacture of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). His project on 'Green Distillation' using a low-cost solar greenhouse won the 'most feasible innovation' award at the Sustainable Energy Challenge by the SELCO foundation.
He pursued his Master's degree in Chemical and Energy Engineering at the Otto-von-Guericke Universitaet, in Magdeburg, Germany from 2014. He worked as a research assistant in the Max Planck Institute DCTS in Fuel Cell Technology and also worked on his Master thesis in PEM Electrolysis for Hydrogen Energy production. Later, he had a short stint as a Research scholar there.
Ameya joined the Membrane Surface Science (MSuS) group in January 2018 and works on sustainable ion-exchange membranes using polyelectrolytes.