Dr Francesco Coletti

Dr Francesco Coletti is the Industry Engagement Manager for the UNIHEAT project, Imperial Consultant, and a co-founder of Hexxcell Ltd., an Imperial College London spin-off company operating in the area of heat transfer and energy efficiency, where Francesco serves as a Director and Chief Technology Officer. Since October 2013 he has been appointed Executive Editor of Heat Exchanger Design Handbook, the standard reference source for information on heat transfer and heat exchanger design.

Prior to Hexxcell, Francesco worked at Praxair, a Fortune 500 company, in Buffalo, NY where he focused on the mathematical optimisation of cryogenic multi-stream heat exchangers and air separation units. He holds a Laurea degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Padova, an MSc in Process Systems Engineering and a PhD from Imperial College London.