Francesco Coletti

  • Citation name:
    Coletti, F.
  • Affiliation:
    Hexxcell Ltd
  • Country:
    United Kingdom

Dr. Francesco Coletti is the CEO of Hexxcell Ltd., a London based technology and consulting company providing predictive analytics and prescriptive maintenance solutions for industrial heat transfer systems to major international oil&gas and petrochemical companies. He is also a part-time Associate Professor at Brunel University London where he contributed to the launch of a new Chemical Engineering Department. Prior to Hexxcell, Francesco worked as a Development Specialist at the Praxair Technology Center (now Linde) in Buffalo, NY. Francesco has over a decade of experience in development (from conception to industrial deployment) of hybrid AI-deterministic models for predictive maintenance and optimization of operations. He is also the Executive Editor of Heat Exchanger Design Handbook, the Secretary of the UK National Heat Transfer Committee, an elected member of the Scientific Committee for the International Heat Transfer Conferences and a Director of the AIChE Fuels&Petrochemical Division. He holds a Laurea degree in Chemical Engineering from Padova University, Italy, an MSc in Process Systems Engineering and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London, UK.

Groups/Topicals chaired or co-chaired:
23rd Topical Conference on Refinery Processing
2020 Virtual Spring Meeting and 16th GCPS (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1113-4)
Heat Exchangers
2020 Virtual Spring Meeting and 16th GCPS (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1113-4)
Sessions chaired or co-chaired:
Energy Conservation I
2017 Spring Meeting and 13th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1098-4)
Energy Conservation II
2017 Spring Meeting and 13th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1098-4)
F&PD Executive Panel - Plant of the Future
2017 Spring Meeting and 13th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1098-4)
Fouling and Corrosion / Heat Exchangers2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
Fouling and Corrosion Solutions I2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
Fouling and Corrosion Solutions II2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
Smart Manufacturing I
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)
Smart Manufacturing II
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)
Technology Transfer: The Process and the Applications
2020 Virtual Spring Meeting and 16th GCPS (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1113-4)
Areas chaired or co-chaired:
Heat Exchangers
2020 Virtual Spring Meeting and 16th GCPS (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1113-4)
Topical 7: 23rd Topical on Refinery Processing
2020 Virtual Spring Meeting and 16th GCPS (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1113-4)
Authored:
(193c) Engineering Innovation By Design: The Uniheat Project
2017 Spring Meeting and 13th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1098-4)
(29c) Optimising Chemical Cleaning of Heat Exchangers
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)
(87a) Plant of the Future
2020 Virtual Spring Meeting and 16th GCPS (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1113-4)
(68d) Welcoming Address
2020 Virtual Spring Meeting and 16th GCPS (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1113-4)
Associated proceedings: 
2014 AIChE Annual Meeting
2017 Spring Meeting and 13th Global Congress on Process Safety
2015 AIChE Annual Meeting Proceedings
2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety
2020 Virtual Spring Meeting and 16th GCPS