David Farese | AIChE

David Farese

Technical Manager, Hydrogen for Mobility and Advanced Systems
Operational Excellence, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc


Mr. Farese joined Air Products in 1989 and is currently the Technical Manager for Operations supporting the Hydrogen for Mobility and Advanced Systems teams.  Responsibilities include providing technical oversight and direction to the Operations, Engineering and Commercial teams on the design, installation and maintenance of high-pressure hydrogen equipment and hydrogen fueling stations.  

Previously, Mr Farese was the Engineering Manager of the Hydrogen Energy Systems engineering group.  This group supported new hydrogen technologies, particularly those for fueling vehicles.   Primary responsibilities of the group include project management, product development, and operations support.    These products included new means of production, compression, storage and dispensing of hydrogen at pressures up to 15000 psig.  

Mr. Farese also participates in several Codes and Standards efforts and is a principal member of the NFPA 2 Technical Committee, an alternate member of the NFPA 55 Technical Committee, a member in several CGA committees, and a member of the Hydrogen Safety Panel  He holds over twenty patents in the areas of hydrogen fueling and high pressure compression.     


Lafayette College            1988            B.S., Mechanical Engineering