Speaker Agenda

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Centre of Roundhouse 

10:30am –

Localised Heat Treatment Engineering and Associated Equipment’

Nigel Bleackley, Business Development Manager

Globe Heat Treatment Services Ltd


11.15am –

‘Heat Transfer Fluids Benefits and Design Considerations’


Rakesh Yedla Senior Application Engineer – Novec™ Products 3M Electronics & Energy Business

Reyad Abdulqader Business Development Manager – Novec™ Products 3M Electronics & Energy Business


12.00pm –

‘Modular Controlled Atmosphere Heat Treatment Systems’

David Howard, Area Sales Manager, Codere SA, Switzerland


12.45pm –

‘Metrology Skills, optimisation and preparation for our smart manufacturing future’.

Ian Wilcox , Course Director – Metrology, Coventry University


Carriage Shop Library

UK National Heat Transfer Committee

Heat Transfer Research, Education and Practice in the UK

UKNHTC workshop


9:30-9:45 Heat Transfer in the UK: Where are We?

Dr. Francesco Coletti, Hexxcell Ltd and Brunel University London

9:45-10:45 Process Heat Transfer and Process Intensification 

Moderators: Professor Peter Heggs, University of Leeds and Dr. Alan Deakin

Mike Moore, CEng FEI – Process Heat Transfer: Some cautionary tales

Dr. Emilio Diaz-Bejarano, Hexxcell Ltd. – Current challenges and future solutions for design, operations and monitoring of Heat Exchangers

Professor Harvey Arellano-Garcia, University of Surrey – Process Intensification perspective inthe Industry 4.0 era

11:00-12:00 Industrial Requirements for Heat Transfer Education

Moderator: Professor Peter Kew, Heriot-Watt University

Professor Joe Quarini, Bristol University – The University Viewpoint

Martin Gough, Cal Gavin – Industry Academia Collaboration

Paul Button, Vahterus – Heat Exchanger Manufacturer Requirements

Tom Robinson, Birmingham University – Student experience

12:00-13:00 Cooling of Electronics: Meeting the Demand

Moderator: Professor T.G. Karayiannis, Brunel University London

Dr Ryan MCGlen, Thermacore – Industry perspective

Professor Harvey Thomson, University of Leeds– Single-Phase solutions for cooling high heat flux devices

Professor T.G. Karayiannis, Brunel University London – Flow Boiling solutions for cooling high heat flux

Professor Manish Tiwari, University College London – Energy Efficient Electronic Cooling

Professor Khellil Sefiane, University of Edinburgh – Cooling of Data Centres

14:00-15:00 Thermal Management in Vehicles

Moderator: Professor David Reay, David Reay and Associates & Newcastle University

Dr. John Broadbent, Columbia-Staver Ltd. –  EV Battery and charge station thermal management

Dr. Rafal Wrobel, Newcastle University – Electric propulsion in aircraft – thermal management

Dr. Ahmed Hussein, HiETA Ltd. – Metal additive manufacturing for vehicle thermal management

Dr. Bo Li, Nottingham University – Advanced integration and cooling of electric drives (APC8) and Peltier energy recovery

Dr. Anastasios Georgoulas, University of Brighton – Thermal Management solutions for Space & Ground applications: Development & Application of Design Tools for Heat Pipes

15:30-16:30 Thermal Energy Storage: The Key to Unlocking Alternative Energy

Moderator: Professor Christos Markides, Imperial College London

Yulong Ding, Chamberlain Chair of Chemical Engineering, Highview-RAEng Chair of Cryogenic Energy Storage, Director of the Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage, University of Birmingham

Simon Branch, Managing Partner, Innovatium UK LLP

Daniel Fennell, Head of New Applications Engineering, Dearman Engine Company Ltd

David Oliver, Materials Development Manager, Sunamp Ltd

Zafer Ure, Managing Director, Phase Change Material Products Limited

16:30:17:00 Summary of the learnings from the day and general discussion

Dr. Richard Law, Newcastle University