UCL Department of Chemical Engineering


Daniele Pacifici

Teaching Fellow and Post Doctoral Research

Daniele Pacifici received his MEng degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 2010. His final year research project was based on the Design and Life Cycle Assessment of a CO2 capture and storage plant.

Work Experience

Trainee Process Engineer for Astrotech Srl (Italy)

  • Process Design and Quality Assessor (2010)

Process Engineer for CONSER Spa

  • Process Design - Oil & Gas and Petrochemical Processes (Italy – PRC, 2010 – 2013)

Senior Process Design for Broadcrown Renewables (UK, 2013 – 2014) 

  • Process Safety and Design for a Waste-to-energy  plant

Senior Process Engineer for Ameresco (UK, 2014 - 2015)

  • Process design and safety consultant

Research interests

Process modelling, simulation and optimization
Quantitative & Qualitative Risk Analysis

Teaching interests

Daniele Pacifici is a Teaching Fellow for the capstone 3rd year design project (CENG3006 Process Plant Design I) and the IEP design modules (ENGS102P Design and Professional Skills I & CENG201P Design and Professional Skills II).
Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Contribution to the development, planning, implementation and delivery of a high quality undergraduate curriculum for the department; 
  • Participation in the development, administration and marking of course assessments and students reports;


MEng in Chemical Engineering, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, 2010