Richard Aull

Richard Aull is president and principal engineer of Richard Aull Cooling Tower Consulting, LLC. He has been working in the cooling tower industry for over 40 years, with a specific interest in tower thermal design, performance rating, and analysis. Prior to starting his consulting business in 2017, he held technical positions within Brentwood Industries’ cooling tower business unit, first as R&D manager and lastly as director of application engineering. Earlier in his career he held a variety of engineering positions within Research Cottrell’s Hamon Cooling Tower Division and the Ecodyne Cooling Tower Services Group.

Rich is active in the Cooling Technology Institute (CTI) and has published technical papers and conducted seminars on a variety of cooling tower topics for the Cooling Technology Institute, Electric Power Research Institute, International Water Conference, IAHR Conference on Cooling Towers and Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers, India’s NTPC’s India Power Station O&M Conference, NTPC’s Global Energy Summit, and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Rich has B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechanical engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology focusing on thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics and is a registered Professional Engineer in the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Missouri.

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