David Gibbons

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Senior Vice President, Software Development

David B. Gibbons is responsible for all HTRI engineering software products, including Xchanger Suite and SmartPM. He has over 40 years experience in fluid flow and heat transfer, including 30 years in software development and project management. Before joining HTRI in 2011, Gibbons worked at the United Kingdom (UK) Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB) from 1984 – 1990. Later in 1990, he performed research, provided technical support, and developed software for HTFS (AEA Technology), ultimately serving as the HTFS User Interface and Interfacing Manager at AspenTech UK Ltd. In 2006, he took a position of Manager, UniSim Heat Exchangers at Honeywell International. Prior to his promotion at HTRI, Gibbons held various roles, including Director, Engineering Software Development. Gibbons holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK. He is an Associate Member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and Committee Member of the Heat Transfer Society, United Kingdom.