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David Rich

Rich, David

David Rich is a postdoctoral researcher in the Combustion and Fire Processes Laboratories at UC Berkeley ( and a fire expert and Partner at Reax Engineering (, a thermo-sciences consulting firm. His projects include research on space craft fire safety for NASA, development of carbon neutral bio-fuels, improvements in design of ventilation and smoke control systems in green buildings and characterization of fuels used in the Darfur Stoves project. He is a former Rescue Captain and Paramedic with the San Francisco Fire Department with expertise in emergency operations and disaster planning.