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Hexxcell’s Applications Engineer awarded Imperial College’s Townend prize

The Townend prize, awarded annually by Imperial College London, recognises excellence in research in the area of fuel production. This year’s winner was Laura Lanchas Fuentes who has just completed an MSc in Process Systems Engineering at Imperial College London under the supervision of Prof. Macchietto with a thesis named “Optimal Operation of Large Heat Exchange Networks”. After her MSc Laura joined Hexxcell as an Applications Engineer and is now working on the development of Hexxcell Studio and consulting major oil&gas companies to improve energy efficiency of their refinery operations.

AIChE Spring Meeting in Houston, TX

Hexxcell will present a paper at the next American Institution of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) to be held in Houston, TX on April 10-14, 2016. The AIChE Spring Meeting is the year’s key technical conference for practicing chemical engineers and covers a variety of topics. Hexxcell will present a paper titled "Cleaning Heat Exchangers: How, When, Where and How Much?" discussing the advantages and disadvantages between chemical and mechanical cleaning methods. Moreover, the presentation will include: Establishing the effectiveness and depth of cleaning achieved by different chemical cleaning agents and the exchanger conditions left at the end (which depend on the deposit state prior to the clean

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