François Maréchal

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Adjunct Professor +41 21 693 35 16

Birth date: 28.05.1963

EPFL Valais Wallis
Rue de l'Industrie 17
Case postale 440
1951 Sion

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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


Chemical Engineer (ing�nieur Civil Chimiste)

Universit� de Li�ge (Belgium)


Ph D. in Applied Sciences

Energy analysis and synthesis of industrial sites

University of Li�ge (Belgium)



Infoscience publications

Teaching & PhD


Mechanical Engineering


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.