Francis R. Preli, Jr. Vice President, Propulsion and Materials Technologies Pratt & Whitney


Frank Preli is vice president, Propulsion and Materials Technologies at Pratt & Whitney. Preli’s more than 40-year career in the aerospace industry has included leading roles in the development of technologies for aerospace and energy markets.

Preli earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in chemistry from the University of Connecticut. He also earned an MBA at the university. Preli is an elected member of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.