- Citation name: Francia, V.
- Affiliation: University College London
- Country: United Kingdom
Victor Francia is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK. He graduated as a chemical engineering in 2006, and has over a decade of experience in R&D and consulting in the water, energy and consumer good sectors. After working in Acciona and Procter & Gamble, he moved to academia in 2012, joining the thermofluids division in Imperial College London and later at University College London before starting in his research group in 2019. Victor's group focus on complex multi-phase flows and development of responsive technology. He looks into complex particle flows, how we can control dynamic structures using external actuation to design smart technology and new devices able to self-regulate and improve efficiency in the process industry and the environmental and energy sectors.