François Maréchal

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Adjunct Professor

francois.marechal@epfl.ch +41 21 693 35 16 http://ipese.epfl.ch

Birth date: 28.05.1963

EPFL Valais Wallis
EPFL IPESE (SCI-STI-FM)
Rue de l'Industrie 17
Case postale 440
1951 Sion

Web site:  Web site:  https://ipese.epfl.ch

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Administrative data

Fields of expertise

Process integration Process design Energy conversion and process modeling Rational Use of Energy Thermoeconomic optimisation Renewable Energy

Education

Chemical Engineer (ing�nieur Civil Chimiste)

Universit� de Li�ge (Belgium)

1986

Ph D. in Applied Sciences

Energy analysis and synthesis of industrial sites

University of Li�ge (Belgium)

1995

Publications

Infoscience publications

Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Mechanical Engineering

Courses

Process development

(Coursebook not yet approved by the section)

Biomass conversion

The learning outcomes are to get to know the biomass ressources and its characteristics; study of biomass conversion pathways and study of process flow-sheets; establish the flow diagram of an industrial process with biomass as feedstock and calculate the corresponding mass and energy balances; etc

Energy conversion and renewable energy

(Coursebook not yet approved by the section)

Advanced energetics

(Coursebook not yet approved by the section)

Modelling, optimisation, design and analysis of integrated energy systems

The student will learn advanced concepts in the field of process integration, process modeling and optimization for the design of integrated energy systems: Life cycle energy analysis.