Consultant, Power Industry Consulting LLC
Frank Michell retired from American Electric Power (AEP). Prior to retiring, Frank managed the Applications Engineering and Balance of Plant Mechanical Equipment Group in the Engineering Services Organization; responsible for providing engineering services to AEP's Fossil and Hydro Generating Fleet in the areas of Mechanical Engineering Analysis (fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, stress analysis & CFD modeling), fire protection engineering and balance of plant mechanical equipment & system expertise/design basis for pumps, heat exchangers, cooling towers, HVAC & dust collection and other misc. equipment. Following retirement from AEP, Frank formed Power Industry Consulting, LLC to provide consulting services to the industry. Frank is active in several Industry Organizations including American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Cooling Technology Institute (CTI), and Electric Power Research Institute.