Geoffrey F. Hewitt
Professor Hewitt is a co-founder of Hexxcell Ltd as well as an Emeritus Professor of Chemical Engineering in Chemical Engineering Department at Imperial College.
Professor Hewitt is a recognised authority in a variety of subjects in the general field of chemical engineering but his speciality for several decades now has been in multiphase flow systems, with particular reference to channel flow and heat transfer. He has published many papers and books in this industrially important area and has lectured on the subject widely throughout the world. He has
a wide experience of industrial application through his founding and managing of the Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Service (HTFS) at Harwell and through extensive consultancy and contract work.
Professor Hewitt’s numerous contributions to the field have been recognised by his election to the Royal Academy of Engineering (1985), the Royal Society (1990), and the US National Academy of Engineering (1998) in addition to several international awards including Donald Q. Kern Award by AIChE (1981), Max Jakob Award by ASME (1995), Luikov Medal by ICHMT (1997). In 2007 he was presented the Global Energy Prize by Vladimir Putin at the World Economic Forum.