Martin Gough is the founder and Managing Director of CALGAVIN Limited. CALGAVIN was established in 1980 to research and develop enhancement solutions to improve the performance of tubular heat exchangers and reactors.
It is a unique chemical engineering and consulting company working in the field of thermal process enhancement, modifying flow conditions in existing equipment to improve and optimize plant performance.
The company invests extensively in both fundamental and applied research. Martin has developed extensive experience internationally through the incorporation of university research programs with on-going industrial needs.
Martin has experience in the development of products, generating and managing multiple research projects. He has authored and co-authored several papers in the field of thermal processing. He is a past Chairman of the Heat Transfer Society and organizes industrial conferences and exhibitions, marketed globally as ‘Heat Exchange Engineering’ (HEE), previous – HEE Asia 2017 (Kuala Lumpur) and HEE Europe 2019 (Prague)
Martin was elected as President of the UK Heat Transfer Society for 2019/20.
He co-organized and chaired the 2004 European Thermal Sciences Conference and gave the Plenary Lecture at the International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering – CHISA 2012. Martin was previously a Board Director of Heat Transfer Research Inc. (HTRI) (2004 – 2012) and committee member of the Crude Oil Fouling Task Force.
Martin travels widely in support of this UK business giving technical presentations to engineering teams worldwide resulting in exports of more than 90% of its products and services to some 40 countries.